U.S. Congress

Senators from Red States


46 Senators
Senator
College
Highest Degree
Subject
Previous Job\Career
Lamar Alexander(R-TN)New York University ('65) & Vanderbilt ('62)DoctorateLawUniversity President1
John Barrasso(R-WY)Georgetown ('78, '74)DoctorateMedicineDoctor2
Roy Blunt(R-MO)Missouri State ('72) & Southwest Baptist University ('70)MastersPolitical ScienceUniversity President2
John Boozman(R-AR)Southern College of Optometry ('77) & Arkansas ('73)DoctorateOptometryDoctor1
Shelley Moore Capito(R-WV)Virginia ('76) & Duke ('75)MastersEducationManager0
Bill Cassidy(R-LA)Louisiana State ('83, '79)DoctorateMedicineProfessor4
Daniel Coats(R-IN)Indiana ('71) & Wheaton College ('65)DoctorateLawGovernment Employee1
Tom Coburn(R-OK)Oklahoma ('83) & Oklahoma State ('70)DoctorateMedicineDoctor13
Thad Cochran(R-MS)Mississippi ('65, '59, '59)DoctorateLawLawyer1
Bob Corker(R-TN)Tennessee ('74)BachelorsBusinessReal Estate Agent34
John Cornyn(R-TX)Virginia ('95), Saint Mary's Texas ('77) & Trinity ('73)DoctorateLawJudge3
Tom Cotton(R-AR)Harvard ('02, '99)DoctorateLawManager88
Mike Crapo(R-ID)Harvard ('77) & Brigham Young ('73)DoctorateLawLawyer2
Ted Cruz(R-TX)Harvard ('95) & Princeton ('92)DoctorateLawProfessor251
Steve Daines(R-MT)Montana State ('84)BachelorsEngineeringEntrepreneur0
Joe Donnelly(D-IN)Notre Dame ('81, '77)DoctorateLawSmall Business Owner1
Mike Enzi(R-WY)Denver ('68) & George Washington ('66)MastersFinancialFinancial Worker4
Deb Fischer(R-NE)Nebraska ('88)BachelorsEducationRancher1
Jeff Flake(R-AZ)Brigham Young ('87, '86)MastersPolitical ScienceManager38
Lindsey Graham(R-SC)University of South Carolina ('81, '77)DoctorateLawLawyer20
Orrin Hatch(R-UT)Pittsburgh ('62) & Brigham Young ('59)DoctorateLawLawyer1
Heidi Heitkamp(D-ND)Lewis & Clark ('80) & North Dakota ('77)DoctorateLawManager1
John Hoeven(R-ND)Northwestern ('81) & Dartmouth ('79)MastersBusinessCEO15
James Inhofe(R-OK)Tulsa ('73)BachelorsEconomicsPresident67
Johnny Isakson(R-GA)University of Georgia ('66)BachelorsBusinessCEO1
Mike Lee(R-UT)Brigham Young ('97, '94)DoctorateLawLawyer3
Joe Manchin(D-WV)West Virginia ('70)BachelorsBusinessSmall Business Owner5
John McCain(R-AZ)United States Naval Academy ('58)BachelorsLiberal ArtsNavy Captain214
Claire McCaskill(D-MO)Missouri ('77, '75)DoctorateLawGovernment Employee4
Mitch McConnell(R-KY)Kentucky ('67) & Louisville ('64)DoctorateLawGovernment Employee158
Jerry Moran(R-KS)Kansas ('81, '76)DoctorateLawProfessor1
Lisa Murkowski(R-AK)Willamette University ('85) & Georgetown ('80)DoctorateLawLawyer3
Rand Paul(R-KY)Duke ('88) & Baylor ('84)DoctorateOptometryDoctor65
David Perdue(R-GA)Georgia Tech & MastersScience\TechnicalSmall Business Owner2
Jim Risch(R-ID)Idaho ('68, '65)DoctorateLawTeacher1
Pat Roberts(R-KS)Kansas State ('58)BachelorsJournalismJournalist9
Mitt Romney(R-UT)1629
Mike Rounds(R-SD)0
Ben Sasse(R-NE)Yale ('04), St Johns ('98) & Harvard ('94)DoctorateAmerican StudiesUniversity President0
Tim Scott(R-SC)Charleston Southern ('88)BachelorsPolitical ScienceSmall Business Owner1
Richard Shelby(R-AL)University of Alabama ('63, '57)DoctorateLawLawyer2
Dan Sullivan(R-AK)Georgetown ('93) & Harvard ('87)DoctorateLawMarine Lt. Colonel0
Jon Tester(D-MT)University of Great Falls ('78)BachelorsMusicFarmers5
John Thune(R-SD)South Dakota ('84) & Biola University ('83)MastersBusinessManager3
David Vitter(R-LA)Tulane ('88), Oxford University ('85) & Harvard ('83)DoctorateLawProfessor41
Roger Wicker(R-MS)Mississippi ('75, '73, '73)DoctorateLawLawyer2