We will update these chances as we find out who might run, how popular the incumbent is, and in general what the national mood is toward each political party.
Elections to the United States Senate were held November 8, The presidential electionHouse elections14 gubernatorial electionsand many state and local elections were held on the same date. In the Senate elections, 34 of the seats—all class 3 Senate seats —were contested in regular elections; the winners will serve six-year terms until January 3, Class 3 was last up for election inwhen Republicans won a net gain of six seats.
InDemocrats defended 10 seats, while Republicans defended 24 seats.
Republicans, having won a majority of seats in the Senate inheld the Senate majority with 54 seats before this election. Democrats won a net gain of two seats. Republicans retained control of the Senate for the th United States Congress.
Despite Republicans retaining control of the Senate, marks the first time since that Democrats made a net gain of seats in class 3. This is the first and only election since the passage of the Seventeenth Amendment in where the winning party in every Senate election mirrored the winning party for their state in the presidential election.History tells us that the president's party will lose seats in midterm elections.
In the House, the president’s party has lost seats in 35 out of 38 elections (92%) since the end of the Civil War. In the Senate, the president's party has lost seats in 19 out of 26 elections (73%) since (when the 17th Amendment allowed for direct election.
Runoff Election: Dec. 8 A special election will be held this fall to fill the District 26 seat in the Louisiana Senate. Three people have qualified to run for the District 26 seat, which is currently held by Jonathan Perry, who is running for Louisiana’s 3rd Circuit Court of Appeal this fall.
Washington, DC- With the vicious Senate battle over the Supreme Court nomination of Brett Kavanaugh concluded by a vote, focus now turns to the upcoming midterm elections. Early indicators.
"Facebook will ban false information about voting requirements and fake reports of violence or long lines at polling stations in the run-up to and during next month's U.S. midterm elections," reports Reuters.
The latest efforts are to reduce voter manipulation across its platform. From the report. United States Senate elections, From Ballotpedia. Jump to: navigation, search.
Primary elections The Heart of the Primaries; United States Senate election in West Virginia (May 8, Republican primary) United States Senate election in Wisconsin (August 14, Republican primary). May 09, · Sen.
Ed Markey (D-MA) and 32 other Democrats have submitted a new discharge petition under the Congressional Review Act, setting the stage for a full congressional vote .