DemDaily: Midterm Elections Update! Where We Stand

November 11, 2022

It has been three days since the country's historic rejection of the red wave, with control of the US House and Senate, as well as other key races still hanging in the balance.

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The Standings (As of 4:00pm today)

US Senate: 48 Democrats to 49 Republicans
Flipped: Pennsylvania, by Democrats
Outstanding: Alaska, Arizona, Georgia, Nevada

Alaska is a predetermined GOP seat, with incumbent GOP Senator Lisa Murkowski (44.2%) and Republican challenger Kelly Tshibaka (44.8%) awaiting the results of the ranked-choice voting tabulations on November 23rd.

Arizona: Incumbent Democrat Mark Kelly leads Republican Blake Masters 51.7% to 46.1%. 80% reporting.

Georgia: Incumbent Democrat Raphael Warnock (49.6%) and GOP challenger Herschel Walker (48.3%) are going to a December 6th runoff as no candidate achieved 50% of the vote in the election.

Nevada: Incumbent Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D) trails Mark Laxalt (R), 48% to 49%. 88% reporting.

US House: 196 Democrats to 211 Republicans
Flipped/Gains: Democrats 6, Republicans 19
Outstanding: 30 uncalled House races in Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Maine, Nevada, New York, Oregon and Washington State.

Governors: Nationally, 24 Democrats to 26 Republicans
Flipped: Among the 36 governor races held November 8, Democrats flipped Maryland and Massachusetts.
Outstanding: Arizona, Oregon, Nevada

Arizona: In the open seat, Katie Hobbs (D) leads Kari Lake (R), 50.7% to 49.3%, with 79% counted.
Oregon: In the open seat, Katie Kotek (D) leads Christine Drazan (R), 47.1% to 43.5%. 91% reporting.
Nevada: Incumbent Governor Steve Sisolak (D) trails Joe Lombardo (R), 46.6% to 49.7%. 87% reporting.

Secretaries of States: Nationally, 20 Democrats to 27 Republicans (pre-election)
Of the country’s 47 Secretary of State offices, 27 were up for election and eight offices’ appointment authorities were on the ballot.
Flipped: Democrats flipped the Maryland gubernatorial, giving them appointment control in January.
Outstanding: Arizona, Nevada, New Hampshire, and Wisconsin

Arizona: Adrian Fontes (D) leads Mark Finchem (R), 52.7% to 42.3%. 78% reporting.
Nevada: Cisco Aguilar (D) leads Jim Marchant (R), 48.2% to 47.6%. 87% reporting (potential flip).
New Hampshire: Elected jointly by both chambers of the state legislature, pending (potential flip).
Wisconsin: Doug La Follette (D) leads Amy to Loudenbeck (R) 48.3% to 48%.

DemDaily: Update on the House! 11/10/22
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Sources: NBC, Associated Press, New York Times, CNN, State SOS/Election Boards

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