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Congressional Incumbents Not Seeking Re-Election

117th Congress (2021-2022)

The tables below list the incumbent members of the U.S. Congress who are not seeking re-election in the 2022 congressional elections. As of June 18, 2021, twenty-one U.S. representatives and six senators are not running for re-election. Content will be updated on a regular basis, reflecting the outcome of special elections and other congressional membership changes.

House

Representative Tenure District Committee Status Announced
Brady, Kevin (R) 26 years TX-08 Ways and Means (Ranking)   14-Apr-14
Brooks, Mo (R) 13 years AL-05 Armed Services
Science, Space, and Technology
Running for Senate 26-Mar-21
Budd, Tedd (R) 6 years NC-13 Financial Services Running for Senate 28-Apr-21
Bustos, Cheri (D) 10 years IL-17 Appropriations
Agriculture
  30-Apr-21
Crist, Charlie (D) 6 years FL-13 Appropriations
Science, Space and Technology
Running for Governor 7-May-21
Demings, Val (D) 6 years FL-10 Judiciary
Intelligence
Homeland Security
Running for Governor 11-June-21
Hartzler, Vicky (R) 10 years MO-04 Armed Services Running for Senate 10-June-21
Hice, Jody (R) 8 years GA-10 Oversight and Reform
Natural Resources
Running for GA Secretary of State 26-Mar-21
Johnson, Eddie Bernice (D) 30 years TX-30 Science, Space, and Technology (Chair)
Transportation and Infrastructure
  7-Oct-20
Kirkpatrick, Ann (D) 10 years AZ-02 Appropriations
Agriculture
  12-Mar-21
Reed, Tom (R) 12 years NY-23 Ways and Means   26-Mar-21
Ryan, Tim (D) 20 years OH-13 Appropriations Running for Senate 26-Apr-21
Stivers, Steve (R) 10 years OH-15 Financial Services Will Resign 5-16-21 to lead OH Chamber of Commerce 23-Apr-21
Vela, Filemon (D) 10 years TX-34 Agriculture
Armed Services
  26-Mar-21
Zeldin, Lee (R) 8 years NY-01 Foreign Affairs
Financial Services
Running for Governor 9-Apr-21

House Members Who Have Vacated Office

Representative Tenure District Committee Status Announced
Fudge, Marcia (D) 12 years OH-11   Confirmed as HUD Secretary. Special primary elections Aug. 3, special general election Nov. 2. 10-Mar-21
Haaland, Deb (D) 2 years NM-01   Confirmed as Interior Secretary. Melanie Stansbury (D) elected 6-1-21. 15-Mar-21
Hastings, Alcee (D) 28 years FL-20 Rules Passed Away 9-Apr-21
Letlow, Luke (R) 0 years LA-05   Passed away from COVID-19 before being sworn in; Dr. Julia Letlow elected 3-20-21 to replace her deceased husband. 29-Dec-20
Richmond, Cedrick (D) 10 years LA-02   Resigned effective 1-15-21 to become Director of the Office of Public Engagement in the Biden Administration; Troy Carter elected 4-24-21 15-Jan-21
Wright, Ron (R) 2 years TX-06 Education and Labor
Foreign Affairs
Passed away after battling cancer and COVID-19. Special election on or before May 1. Run off on July 27 between two Republicans. 8-Feb-21

Note: Claudia Tenney (R) has won the previously vacant NY-22 and has been seated.

Senate

Senator Tenure State Committee Status Announced
Blunt, Roy (R) 12 years MO Appropriations
Intelligence
Commerce, Science, Transportation
Rules (Ranking)
  8-Mar-21
Burr, Richard (R) 18 years NC HELP (Ranking)
Finance
Intelligence
Aging
  20-Jul-16
Portman, Rob (R) 12 years OH Finance
Foreign Relations
Homeland Security
  25-Jan-21
Shelby, Richard (R) 36 years AL Appropriations (Ranking)
Banking
Environment and Public Works
Rules
  8-Feb-21
Toomey, Patrick (R) 12 years PA Banking (Ranking)
Budget
Finance
  5-Oct-20

Senate Members Who Have Vacated Office

Senator Tenure District Committee Status Announced
Harris, Kamala (D) 4 years CA Judiciary
Intelligence
Budget
Homeland Security
Resigned to become Vice President; Alex Padilla appointed 1-20-21. 18-Jan-21

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