1906 United States elections

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1906 United States elections
Midterm elections
Election dayNovember 6
Incumbent presidentTheodore Roosevelt (Republican)
Next Congress60th
Senate elections
Overall controlRepublican Hold
Seats contested30 of 90 seats[1]
Net seat changeRepublican +3[2]
House elections
Overall controlRepublican Hold
Seats contestedAll 391 voting seats
Net seat changeDemocratic +32[2]

The 1906 United States elections elected the members of the 60th United States Congress. It occurred in the middle of Republican President Theodore Roosevelt's second (only full) term, during the Fourth Party System. Republicans retained control of both houses of Congress.

Democrats won several seats in the House, but Republicans retained a solid majority in the chamber.[3]

In the Senate, Republicans won moderate gains and maintained their commanding majority in the chamber.[4]

This marked the most recent time in which a sitting two-term Republican President retained both chambers of Congress after his second midterm.

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  1. ^ Not counting special elections
  2. ^ a b Congressional seat gain figures only reflect the results of the regularly-scheduled elections, and do not take special elections into account.
  3. ^ "Party Divisions of the House of Representatives". United States House of Representatives. Retrieved 25 June 2014.
  4. ^ "Party Division in the Senate, 1789-Present". United States Senate. Retrieved 25 June 2014.