NBC Reported Democrats Retained Majority in the House of Representatives after Election
OREANDA-NEWS. The Democratic Party will win 227 out of 435 seats in the United States House of Representatives in Tuesday’s general election. This was announced on November 3 by the television company NBC with reference to its own calculations. Republicans, according to analysts, will receive 208 seats.
A more cautious forecast of the election results is provided by the Internet resource Real Clear Politics: according to its estimates, Democrats can firmly count on 209 seats, Republicans on 182 seats. The destiny of 44 seats has not yet been decided.
In the midterm election of 2018, the Democratic Party won a majority in the US House of Representatives. They occupied 232 seats, Republicans received 197 seats, 1 seat was held by a member of the Libertarian Party, and 5 seats remained to be vacant.Now the speaker of the House of Representatives is Nancy Pelosi from the state of California. NBC notes that it is possible that this year she will keep this post.