Washington, November 16 According to the calculations and statistics of many mainstream media in the United States on the evening of the 16th, the Republican Party has won the seats needed by the majority party in the House of Representatives in this year’s midterm elections. As the Democratic Party retains control of the Senate, this means that the United States is once again ushering in a “split” Congress.
In this election, all 435 seats in the House of Representatives are up for election. According to media calculations, the Republican Party has won 218 seats, more than half, and will become the majority party in the chamber again after a lapse of four years. The Democrats won 208 seats. At present, the ownership of 9 seats is still uncertain.
35 of 100 Senate seats up for election. Although the winner of the Senate seat in Georgia has not yet been determined, the Democratic Party will control at least 50 seats. In addition, Democratic Vice President Harris, as the speaker of the Senate, can vote to break the tie. maintain the majority of the party.
After the 2018 U.S. midterm elections, the Senate and the House of Representatives are controlled by Republicans and Democrats respectively, and Congress has entered a “split” state. In the 2020 general election, the Democrats held the House of Representatives and won back the Senate.
In this year’s mid-term elections, the United States also re-elected the governors of 36 of the 50 states, the governors of 3 overseas territories, and a large number of executive and legislative officials across the United States.