Updated Nov 27, 2023 - Politics & Policy

Who isn't running for re-election in the House and Senate in 2024

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So far, more than 30 U.S. House members and seven U.S. senators are not seeking re-election in 2024.

Why it matters: The incumbents' decisions to run for other offices or retire has left key seats open, which could determine Congress' balance of power in 2025.

  • Currently, more Democrats than Republicans are not seeking re-election.
  • More House and Senate members have announced they are not seeking re-election than at this point in the 2022 cycle, according to Ballotpedia.

Driving the news: Embattled Rep. George Santos (R-N.Y.) announced on Nov. 16 he would not run for his seat again after a damning House Ethics Committee report about his campaign spending.

Congressional members not seeking re-election in 2024:



Editor's note: This article will be updated as more lawmakers announce their exits.

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