The United States Senate election of 1978 in the middle of Democratic President Jimmy Carter's term. Thirteen seats changed hands between parties. The Democrats lost a net of three seats to the Republicans, leaving the balance of the chamber 58-41 in favor of the Democrats.

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  • The United States Senate election of 1978 in the middle of Democratic President Jimmy Carter's term. Thirteen seats changed hands between parties. The Democrats lost a net of three seats to the Republicans, leaving the balance of the chamber 58-41 in favor of the Democrats. (en)
  • The United States Senate elections, 1978 in the middle of Democratic President Jimmy Carter's term. Thirteen seats changed hands between parties. The Democrats at first lost a net of two seats to the Republicans, and then one more in a special election. Democrats nevertheless retained a 58-41 majority. (en)
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  • Alabama election (en)
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  • New Mexico election (en)
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  • Virginia election (en)
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  • Rhode Island election (en)
  • South Carolina election (en)
  • Texas election (en)
  • Maine election (en)
  • Mississippi election (en)
  • North Carolina election (en)
  • Massachusetts election (en)
  • Nebraska election (en)
  • Tennessee election (en)
  • Idaho election (en)
  • Montana election (en)
  • Minnesota special election (en)
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  • The United States Senate election of 1978 in the middle of Democratic President Jimmy Carter's term. Thirteen seats changed hands between parties. The Democrats lost a net of three seats to the Republicans, leaving the balance of the chamber 58-41 in favor of the Democrats. (en)
  • The United States Senate elections, 1978 in the middle of Democratic President Jimmy Carter's term. Thirteen seats changed hands between parties. The Democrats at first lost a net of two seats to the Republicans, and then one more in a special election. Democrats nevertheless retained a 58-41 majority. (en)
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