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Ethnic Diversity in the Senate


African Americans:

Revels, Hiram R. (R-MS), 1870-71

Bruce, Blanche K. (R-MS), 1875-1881

Brooke, Edward W. (R-MA), 1967-1979

Moseley-Braun, Carol (D-IL), 1993-1999

Obama, Barack (D-IL), 2005-2008

Burris, Roland (D-IL), 2009-2010

Scott, Tim (R-SC), 2013-present

Cowan, William "Mo" (D-MA), 2013

Booker, Cory A. (D-NJ), 2013-present

Harris, Kamala (D-CA), 2017-present

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Asian Americans:

Fong, Hiram L. (R-HI), 1959-1977

Inouye, Daniel K. (D-HI), 1963-2012

Hayakawa, Samuel I. (R-CA), 1977-1983

Matsunaga, Spark M. (D-HI), 1977-1990

Akaka, Daniel K. (D-HI), 1990-2013

Hirono, Mazie (D-HI), 2013-present

Duckworth, Tammy (D-IL), 2017-present

Harris, Kamala (D-CA), 2017-present

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Hispanic Americans:

Larrazolo, Octaviano (R-NM), 1928-29

Chavez, Dennis (D-NM), 1935-1962

Montoya, Joseph M. (D-NM), 1964-77

Salazar, Ken L. (D-CO), 2005-2009

Martinez, Melquiades R. (R-FL), 2005-2009

Menendez, Robert (D-NJ), 2006-present

Rubio, Marco (R-FL), 2011-present

Cruz, Ted (R-TX), 2013-present

Cortez Masto, Catherine (D-NV), 2017-present

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Native American Indians:

Curtis, Charles (R-KS), 1907-13; 1915-29 (Kaw)

Owen, Robert (D-OK), 1907-1925 (Cherokee)

Campbell, Ben Nighthorse (R-CO), 1993-2005 (Northern Cheyenne)

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