ⓘ 1878 and 1879 United States Senate elections

                                     

ⓘ 1878 United States Senate election in Vermont

The United States Senate elections of 1878 and 1879 were elections which had the Democratic Party retake control of the United States Senate for the first time since before the Civil War.

As this election was prior to ratification of the seventeenth amendment, senators were chosen by the legislative assemblies of the States.