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The 2008 US Senate elections were elections regarding the election of Class 2 Senators, previously the Senate consisted of 49 Democrats, 49 Republicans, and 2 Independents. Afterward the Senate was comprised of  61 Democrats to 37 Republicans and 2 Independents.

Races

  • Alabama: Doug Jones (D) defeats Jeff Sessions (R) (Dem Gain)
  • Alaska: Mark Begich (D) defeats Ted Stevens (R) (Dem Gain)
  • Arkansas: Mark Pryor (D) def. Rebekah Kennedy (G) (Dem Hold)
  • Colorado: Mark Udall (D) def. Bob Schaffer (R) (Dem Gain)
  • Delaware: Joe Biden (D) def. Christine O'Donnell (R) (Dem Hold) (Beau Biden was appointed to his seat following his resigning and nomination as Secretary of State)
  • Georgia: Jack Carter (D) def. Saxby Chambliss (R) (Dem Gain)
  • Idaho: Jim Risch (R) def. Larry LaRocco (D) (GOP Hold)
  • Illinois: Dick Durbin (D) def. Steve Sauerberg (R)(Dem Hold)
  • Iowa: Tom Harkin (D) def. Christopher Reed (R) (Dem Hold)
  • Kansas: Pat Roberts (R) def. Jim Slattery (D) (GOP Hold)
  • Kentucky: Mitch McConnell (R) def. Bruce Lunsford (D) (GOP Hold)
  • Louisiana: Mary Landrieu (D) def. John N. Kennedy (R) (Dem Hold)
  • Maine: Susan Collins (R) def. Tom Allen (D) (GOP Hold)
  • Massachusetts: John Kerry (D) def. Jeff Beatty (R) (Dem Hold)
  • Michigan: Carl Levin (D) def. Jack Hoogendyk (R) (Dem Hold)
  • Minnesota: Mike Ciresi (D) def. Norm Coleman (R) (Dem Gain)
  • Mississippi: Thad Cochran (R) def. Erik Fleming (D) (GOP Hold)
  • Mississippi (Special): Mike Epsy (D) def. Roger Wicker (R) (Dem Gain)
  • Montana: Max Baucus (D) def. Robert Kelleher (R) (Dem Gain)
  • Nebraska: Mike Johanns (R) def. Scott Kleeb (D) (GOP Hold)
  • New Hampshire: Jeanne Shaheen (D) def. John E. Sununu (R) (Dem Gain)
  • New Jersey: Frank Lautenberg (D) def. Dick Zimmer (R) (Dem Hold)
  • New Mexico: Tom Udall (D) def. Steven Pearce (R) (Dem Gain)
  • North Carolina: Kay Hagan (D) def. Elizabeth Dole (R) (Dem Gain)
  • Oklahoma: Jim Inhofe (R) def. Andrew Rice (D) (GOP Hold)
  • Oregon: Jeff Merkley (D) def. Gordon Smith (R) (Dem Gain)
  • Rhode Island: Jack Reed (D) def. Robert Tingle (R) (Dem Hold)
  • South Carolina: Lindsey Graham (R) def. Bob Conley (D) (GOP Hold)
  • South Dakota: Tim Johnson (D) def. Joel Dykstra (R) (Dem Hold)
  • Tennessee: Al Gore (D) def. Lamar Alexander (R) (Dem Gain)
  • Texas: John Cornyn (R) def. Rick Noriega (D) (GOP Hold)
  • Virginia: Mark Warner (D) def. Jim Gilmore (R) (Dem Gain)
  • West Virginia: Jay Rockefeller (D) def. Jay Wolfe (R) (Dem Hold)
  • Wyoming: Mike Enzi (R) def. Chris Rothfuss (D) (GOP Hold)
  • Wyoming (Special): John Barrasso (R) def. Nick Carter (D) (GOP Hold)
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