The Newest Senators

November 29, 2000 1 min read
The Newest Senators
The freshman class for the 107th Congress will include at least 10 new senators. The Senate race in Washington state between Republican incumbent Slade Gorton and Democrat Maria Cantwell was still in dispute as of press time last week.
Incoming Outgoing
George F. Allen, R-Va. Charles S. Robb, D-Va. (Defeated)
Jean Carnahan, D-Mo.* John Ashcroft, R-Mo. (Defeated)
Thomas R. Carper, D-Del. William V. Roth, Jr., R-Del. (Defeated)
Hillary Rodham Clinton, D- N.Y. Daniel Patrick Moynihan, D-N.Y. (Retired)
Jon Corzine, D-N.J. Frank Lautenberg, D-N.J. (Retired)
Mark Dayton, D-Minn. Rod Grams, R-Minn. (Defeated)
John Ensign, R-Nev. Richard H. Bryan, D-Nev. (Retired)
Ben Nelson, D-Neb. Bob Karrey, D-Neb. (Retired)
Bill Nelson, D-Fla. Connie Mack, R-Fla. (Retired)
Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich. Spencer Abraham, R-Mich. (Defeated)
* The Senate seat in Missouri was won by the late Gov. Mel Carnahan; the acting governor has promised to appoint Ms. Carnahan in her husband’s place. Her term will expire in two years.

A version of this article appeared in the November 29, 2000 edition of Education Week