According to preliminary data, Republicans receive 45 seats in the Senate, and Democrats – 43 seats. In the House of Representatives, Republicans have 168 seats, while Democrats have 104 seats.
According to the BBC, according to preliminary data, the Republican candidate is in the lead in Texas, and the Democratic candidate is in the lead in Illinois. The Republican candidate also wins in Florida. The results of the state of Arizona, which is one of the important states, are not yet known.
According to the forecast of the CBS television company, the House of Representatives may come under the control of the Republicans. Democrats currently control both houses of Congress.
The final results of the US midterm elections will decide which party will control Congress. Democrats currently have majorities in both the House of Representatives and the Senate.
The citizens of the United States elect a full 435-member House of Representatives and a 35-member Senate. In addition, governors will be elected in 36 states.
Each of the 50 US states is represented in the Senate by two senators, who serve six-year terms. Members of the House of Representatives are elected to two-year terms and represent smaller constituencies.