Control of Congress remains unresolved as results come in — live updates

Washington — The results of Tuesday’s midterm elections continued to reverberate throughout the U.S. political panorama two days after voters went to the polls, with the GOP nonetheless in position to win management of the House and the battle for the Senate coming all the way down to a handful of races that stay unresolved.

Both events and their allies have already begun to arrange for a Dec. 6 runoff in the Georgia Senate race between Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock and Republican Herschel Walker that would show decisive, relying on the results of contests in Nevada and Arizona. Republicans want to choose up two out of the three seats in Georgia, Arizona and Nevada to win the Senate, based on CBS News’ projections.

Vote counting in Nevada, which remains a toss-up, may final one other week, one state official mentioned Wednesday, with tens of hundreds votes remaining to be tallied in the state’s largest county. In Arizona, Democratic Sen. Mark Kelly leads Republican challenger Blake Masters by greater than 95,000 votes in a race that CBS News characterizes as leaning Democratic, with almost 1 / 4 of the votes cast nonetheless uncounted. Alaska’s Senate race additionally remains a toss-up, however the high two candidates are each Republicans, which means the end result will not affect the partisan make-up of the Senate.

The GOP remains in putting distance of successful management of the House, with CBS News estimating Republicans will win at the least 213 seats out of the 218 wanted to safe a majority. Democrats are estimated to win at the least 206 seats. 

President Biden hailed the better-than-expected results as a “good day” for democracy in a press convention on the White House on Wednesday, saying “the American people have spoken and proven once again that democracy is who we are.” Former President Donald Trump, in the meantime, is alleged to be privately infuriated on the results, with a supply near him telling CBS News that Trump is “blaming everyone except himself” over the results.

Full results and projections for each House, Senate and governor’s race might be discovered in the CBS News Election Center.

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