Divided Congress After Midterm Elections in America

Democrats take the House in a repudiation of Donald Trump’s presidency, but the Senate remains Republican.

The United States Capitol in Washington DC
The United States Capitol in Washington DC (Shutterstock/Brandon Bourdages)
  • Democrats are poised to take control of the House of Representatives after midterm elections in the United States.
  • Republicans defend their majority in the Senate.
  • In addition to all 435 seats in the House and 35 of the 100 seats in the Senate, 38 state and territorial governorships were also contested.