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Early in the 2022 Midterms, the Associated Press has called results for some races, including Governors, U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives.
There are not too many surprises of winners from either political party as Republicans take five southern states, including Florida with Ron DeSantis, and Democrats take Illinois, Massachusetts and Maryland.
The GOP also took New Hampshire with Chris Sununu winning reelection as the vote has already been called.
Ohio has moved back and forth throughout the night, as Nan Whaley started the night in the lead, but Associated Press declared Mike Dewine the Ohio Governor a few moments ago.
Texas is close as well, since Beto O’ Rourke held a 200,000 vote lead on Incumbent Greg Abbott, but has since lost that lead.
The National Senate race is holding close, as Democrats currently hold 38 seats and the GOP holds 37. As 51 is the magic number for both parties, every vote could count over the next few days.
Since other parties currently hold two senate seats, it is possible for a 49-2-49 split or a 50-2-48 split, requiring independent votes for a majority over the next two years.
No major surprises have slipped through in the senate, as voters have gone mainly with the same vote as the governorship. Still, in Georgia, Democrat Raphael Warnock and Republican Hershel Walker are deadlocked throughout the first 2 million votes.
House of Representatives
The GOP has started quickly, with many elections called quickly in southern states, Indiana and
Pennsylvania going their way. The GOP currently holds 45 seats to the Democrats’ 24, with many more states still to go.
With a large amount of red across voting maps, the GOP has a lot of districts close to being called in their favor across the south.