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2018 midterm elections close with Democrats taking control of the U.S. House of Representatives and Republicans retaining control of the Senate. The New York Times estimates that 114 million voted in yesterday’s election, compared to 83 million voters in the 2014 midterm elections. ___ The House now has 220 Democratic representatives, and 193 Republican representatives. In the House, 29 seats flipped Democrat and 2 flipped Republican. With majority in the House, Democrats are expected to pursue investigations into Trump and his cabinet and oppose Trump’s policies on some of his key issues including immigration. ___ Republicans carry the majority in the Senate with 51 seats, while Democrats have 45. With more control of the Senate, Republicans will have greater power to confirm judges and pass laws. 3 seats in the Senate flipped Republican, and 1 flipped Democrat. ___ 22 Democrat and 25 Republican governors were elected in the gubernatorial elections. ____ Graphs from the New York Times: U.S. NEWS 2018 MIDTERMS Nov 7 | An estimated 114 million people voted in the 2018 midterm elections, resulting in Democratic majority in the House and Republican majority in the Senate 2018 midterm elections close with Democrats taking control of the U.S. House of Representatives and Republicans retaining control of the Senate. The New York Times estimates that 114 million voted in yesterday’s election, compared to 83 million voters in the 2014 midterm elections. ___ The House now has 220 Democratic representatives, and 193 Republican representatives. In the House, 29 seats flipped Democrat and 2 flipped Republican. With majority in the House, Democrats are expected to pursue investigations into Trump and his cabinet and oppose Trump’s policies on some of his key issues including immigration. ___ Republicans carry the majority in the Senate with 51 seats, while Democrats have 45. With more control of the Senate, Republicans will have greater power to confirm judges and pass laws. 3 seats in the Senate flipped Republican, and 1 flipped Democrat. ___ 22 Democrat and 25 Republican governors were elected in the gubernatorial elections. ____ Graphs from the New York Times

2018 midterm elections close with Democrats taking control of the U.S. House of Representatives and Republicans retaining control of the...

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