US election results: Republicans take control of Congress


On Tuesday, November 8, midterm elections to Congress were held in the United States. According to preliminary results, the Republican Party can win a majority of seats in the House of Representatives.


At the moment, Republicans have taken 197 seats in the lower house of Congress, while representatives of the Democratic Party have retained 167 seats. There are 218 seats needed to control the House of Representatives. Republicans are expected to take 219, adjusted for 13 seats, leaving Democrats with 216, according to NBS.

At the same time, the elections to the Senate have not yet revealed the obvious advantage of any party: the Democrats won 46 seats, the Republicans - 47.

On the same day, the gubernatorial elections were held, during which at the moment the Republicans received support in 24 states, and the Democrats - in 21. The counts continue.

According to the results of the current elections, 435 members of the lower house of parliament and 35 out of 100 representatives of the Senate should be re-elected.

Meanwhile, a party has begun at the estate of former US President Donald Trump. He is confident that his party will win the midterm elections. Earlier, Trump reported a large number of failures at a number of sites during the campaign and called on his supporters to protest.
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  1. trampoline instructor (Cotriarch Peril) 9 November 2022 22: 49
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    Several U.S. states, including Alabama and Vermont, have elected women to Congress for the first time, and an immigrant and a representative of the LGBT community will enter the House of Representatives from California, CNN reports.
  2. Vladimir Orlov Offline Vladimir Orlov
    Vladimir Orlov (Vladimir) 10 November 2022 01: 47
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    Mega news: 219 vs 216. Can you clap already..?
  3. sap Offline sap
    sap (Alex) 10 November 2022 18: 13
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    A party has begun at the estate of former US President Donald Trump.

    While about Trump himself, all the US media, including the Republican ones, were unanimously silent. Only rumors that after the victory further without Trump.