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Senatorial Campaign Committee Chairs


Side by side photographs of Senators Ted Stevens and J. Bennett Johnston
Chapter 1: Campaign Committee Chairpersons
Chapter 2: National Republican Senatorial Committee Chairpersons
Chapter 3: Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee Chairpersons

Campaign Committee Chairpersons 

Democrats and Republicans in the Senate appoint campaign committees to raise funds for congressional elections. Chaired by senators, these committees distribute funds to senators and promising candidates.

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National Republican Senatorial Committee Chairpersons 
  Senator Term
Stevens, Ted (AK) 1975-1977
Packwood, Robert (OR) 1977-1979
Heinz, John (PA) 1979-1981
Packwood, Robert (OR) 1981-1983
Lugar, Richard (IN) 1983-1985
Heinz, John (PA) 1985-1987
Boschwitz, Rudy (MN) 1987-1989
Nickles, Don (OK) 1989-1991
Gramm, Phil (TX) 1991-1995
D'Amato, Alfonso (NY) 1995-1997
McConnell, Mitch (KY) 1997-2001
Frist, William H (TN) 2001-2003
Allen, George (VA) 2003-2005
Dole, Elizabeth (NC) 2005-2007
Ensign, John (NV) 2007-2008
Cornyn, John (TX) 2009-2013
Moran, Jerry (KS) 2013-2015
Wicker, Roger (MS) 2015-

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Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee Chairpersons 
  Senator Term
Johnston, J. Bennett (LA) 1976-1977
Ford, Wendell (KY) 1977-1983
Bentsen, Lloyd (TX) 1983-1985
Mitchell, George (ME) 1985-1987
Kerry, John (MA) 1987-1989
Breaux, John (LA) 1989-1991
Robb, Charles S. (VA) 1991-1993
Graham, Bob (FL) 1993-1995
Kerrey, Bob (NE) 1995-1999
Torricelli, Robert G. (NJ) 1999-2001
Murray, Patty (WA) 2001-2003
Corzine, Jon S. (NJ) 2003-2005
Schumer, Charles (NY) 2005-2008
Menendez, Robert (NJ) 2008-2011
Murray, Patty (MA) 2011-2013
Bennet, Michael (CO) 2013-2015
Tester, Jon (MT) 2015-2017
Van Hollen, Chris (MD) 2017-