There are a sum of 470 Congressional seats were adult for choosing on Nov. 3, 2020 — 35 in a Senate and all 435 House of Representative seats. The series of seats indispensable to obtain a infancy in a House is 218, and in a Senate, 51 seats are needed. The Speaker of a House Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) are adult for reelection.
The 117th Congress will be sworn on Jan. 3, 2021, when a Speaker of a House and a Senate Majority personality will be elected.
The U.S. Congress House of Representatives Results
The House of Representatives entered into a choosing with 232 Democrats and 197 Republicans. After a 2020 votes were counted, Democrats mislaid 5 seats though keep a infancy with 227 seats — Republicans have 197, as of 4:30 a.m. EST on Nov 4.
- California House District 12 competition between a stream Speaker of a House Nancy Pelosi (Democrat) and Republican Shadid Buttar finished with Pelosi winning.
The U.S. Congress Senate Results
There are dual Congressional Senate seats as prescribed by a U.S. Constitution Article 1 Section 3:
The Senate of a United States shall be stoical of dual Senators, for 6 years, and any Senator shall have one opinion [in Congress].
Key Races are in 11 states: Alabama, Texas, Georgia, Montana, South Carolina, Iowa, North Carolina, Maine, Michigan, and Colorado. Additionally, there are dual seats adult for grabs in Georgia and Arizona Special Elections.
- Kentucky Senator Majority Leader Mitch McConnell won his 7th term, as announced by a Associated Press during 7:56 p.m. EST with usually 59 percent of a approaching opinion counted. At a time, he reason a 13 percent lead over his competition Democrat Amy McGrath.
Entering this 6-year-term, McConnell is 78 years old. Until Congress reconvenes on Jan. 3, 2021, a Senate Majority Leader’s temperament will sojourn unknown.
- Alabama Incumbent Senator Doug Jon (Democrat) is projected to remove to his Republican opponent, Tommy Tuberville, with 90 percent of a votes tallied.
- Arizona’s Special Election leader will take over Republican John McCain’s Congressional chair left empty after his death; a tenure ends in 2022. Democrat Mark Kelly is projected to kick Republican Martha McSally, with 77 percent of a approaching votes counted.
- Colorado Incumbent Senator Cory Gardner (Republican) loses his chair to Democrat John Hickenlooper, with 88 percent of a votes counted.
- Iowa Incumbent Joni Ernst (Republican) continues to reason her chair in a competition opposite her Democratic challenger Theresa Green with 91 percent of a approaching votes tallied.
- South Carolina Republican Senator Lindsey Graham will sojourn in Congress. His opponent, Democrat Jaime Har, trails Graham by 16 commission points, with 76 percent of a votes counted.
- Texas Republican Jon Cornyn (incumbent) reason his chair opposite Democrat MJ Hegar, with 93 percent of a approaching votes tallied.
- Montana Incumbent Senator Steve Daines retains his chair as he wins a choosing opposite Democrat Steve Bullock. With 81 percent of a votes counted, a competition is tighten — Daines usually binds a 5 percent lead.
- Kansas Senator Roger Marshall (incumbent) wins over his Democratic competition Barbara Bollier, with 94 percent of a votes tallied.
- North Carolina’s Senatorial competition between Republican Thom Tillis and challenger Democrat Cal Cunningham is too tighten to call. As of Nov 4 during 3:25 a.m EST, Tillis binds 48.7 percent of a vote, and Cunningham has 46.9 percent, with 94 percent of a approaching votes counted.
- Michigan’s competition between Republican John James and Incumbent Democrat Gary Peters is too tighten to call as of Nov 4 during 3:32 a.m. EST, with 71 percent of a votes tallied. James binds an 8.7 percent lead over Peters.
- Maine’s Senatorial competition between Republican Incumbent Susan Collins and Democratic competition Sara Gideon is too tighten to call, with usually 66 percent of a votes counted. As of Nov 4 during 3:40 a.m. EST, Collins binds a 9.5 percent lead.
- Georgia’s competition between Republican Incumbent David Purdue (50.8 percent) and Democrat Jon Ossoff (46.9 percent) is too tighten to call, with 91 percent of a votes counted as of Nov 4 during 3:48 a.m. EST.
- Georgia’s Special Election to reinstate Republican Johnny Isakson’s chair after his abdication had 21 possibilities on a list — 8 Democrats, 6 Republicans, and 7 from other parties. As of Nov 4 during 4:03 a.m. EST, a tip dual vote-getters, Democrat Raphael Warnock and Republican Kelly Loeffler will attend in a runoff choosing on Jan. 5, 2021.
Fifty-one Senate seats are indispensable to reason a majority. As of 4:30 a.m. EST on Sept. 4, 2020, a Senate is separate 47 to 46, with a Republican edge. Once a too-close-to-call seats are staid and Georgia’s Special Election runoff takes place a loyal infancy will be known.
Updates will be supposing as they come available.
Written by Cathy Milne -Ware
The Washington Post: EXPLAINER: Why AP called Kentucky for Mitch McConnell; by Brian Slodysko|AP
NBC: DECISION2020; U.S. Senate Election Results 2020
NBC: DECISION2020; U.S. House Election Results 2020
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2020 General Election Congressional Winners combined by Cathy Milne-Ware on Nov 4, 2020
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