- The Republican Party continues as expected hold a majority in the House of Representatives. Reported that the US news networks NBC and ABC, based on exit polls and first results.
The party now has 247 seats in the 435-seat House. The Democrats have 188 seats in hands.
The battle for control of the Senate is a lot more exciting. Republicans now have 54 seats in hand, the Democrats 44, two senators are independent but usually vote with the Democrats.