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Leaving Congress: House of Representatives and Senate Departures Data, 1989-2020 [Updated April 20, 2022]   [open pdf - 1MB]

From the Document: "In each Congress, Members leave the House or Senate for a variety of reasons. In the course of a Congress, those reasons could include resignation, death, or chamber action. At the conclusion of a Congress, Members depart due to retirement, electoral defeat, or pursuit of another office. In the 101st Congress (1989-1990) through 116th Congress (2019-2020), on average, two Senators and nine Members of the House of Representatives have left before the conclusion of a Congress. Over the same period, on average, 10 Senators (10% of Senate membership) and 59 Members of the House (13.4% of House membership) have left Congress upon expiration of their terms of office. This report provides data on Members who have left Congress between 1989 and 2020."

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CRS Report for Congress, R41428
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2022-04-20
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Congressional Research Service: https://crsreports.congress.gov/
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