February 25, 2024
Capitólio, sede do Legislativo dos Estados Unidos

The Republican advantage in the US elections has not been confirmed

The composition of the country’s Congress remains undetermined; The pre-Trump wave was expected by the Republican Party

In the final weeks of the campaign, Republicans predicted that “plankCongress will take United State After Tuesday’s elections (November 8, 2022). The setback for Democrats in both houses was predictable due to voter dissatisfaction with high inflation and high crime rates.

The expectation was that the election would show the rejection of President Joe Biden and his party. However, partial results show violent conflict.

In addition to serving as a thermometer to endorse Biden’s term, the Congress renewal He will determine his verdict in the next two years.

435 deputies to the House of Representatives and 35 of the 100 seats in the Senate will be elected. In addition, there will be new governors in 36 states.


As of 8:00 a.m. (Brazilian time) this Wednesday (November 9, 2022), 199 Republicans and 172 Democrats have been elected to the House of Representatives. Since the House of Representatives consists of 435 members, the party with 218 seats has the majority.

Currently, Democrats have a slight advantage in the House of Representatives with 220 seats, versus 212 for Republicans. 3 other vacancies are vacant due to the resignation or death of a member of Congress.


Until the publication of this text, the Senate has a completely undefined scenario. The score is tied to 48 seats for each side out of the 100 available seats.

About a lot of seats are at stake in this election. The majority of senators are secured by 51 senators. However, in the case of an even split (50 to 50), the Vice President of the United States – today’s Democrat Kamala Harris – plays the tie-breaker role as President of the Senate, a position he also holds.


Americans also went to the polls to elect 36 governors. are they:

  • Alabama.
  • Alaska.
  • Arizona.
  • Arkansas.
  • California.
  • South Carolina;
  • Colorado.
  • Connecticut.
  • South Dakota;
  • Florida;
  • Georgia;
  • Hawaii.
  • Idaho.
  • Illinois.
  • Iowa.
  • KS.
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  • Maryland.
  • Massachusetts.
  • Michigan.
  • Minnesota.
  • Nebraska.
  • Nevada.
  • New Hampshire;
  • New Mexico;
  • New York;
  • Ohio.
  • Oklahoma.
  • Oregon.
  • Pennsylvania.
  • Rhode Island;
  • Tennessee.
  • Texas.
  • Vermont.
  • Wisconsin. And the
  • Wyoming.

The feature at the moment, counting the other 14 states, belongs to former President Donald Trump’s party: 24 state governments with Republicans, and 21 with Democrats.