Update November 9, 2018: An Arizona Senate race has flipped, with a Democrat now leading, reducing Republican gains to 2 seats if that holds. A recount is also looming in Florida, where a Republican stlll leads.
By Miriam Raftery
November 7, 2018 (Washington D.C.) – Democrats flipped over 30 seats from red to blue nationwide, regaining control of the House of Representatives in Congress by a 223 to 200 margin. Only 218 seats are needed for a majority in the 435-seat House, where a handful of races have not yet been decided.
In the Senate, by contrast, Republicans picked up three seats to boost their majority from 51 to 54 in the 100-seat body.