This means the Democrats won 50 seats, enough to maintain a majority with the Vice President. Kamala HarrisDeciding votes – 1 race is still pending in Georgia.
Cortez Masto defeated Republican challenger Adam Laxalt donald trump.
“Thank you, Nevada,” she wrote in a one-line tweet.
Republicans hoped that President Joe Biden’s low approval ratings, the cost of living crisis, and the usual backlash against the ruling party would do them overwhelming good.
Trump himself has emerged as a scapegoat for the Republican Party.
Republican challenger Adam Laxalt (left) lost to Democratic Senator Catherine Cortez Mast (right) in the Nevada Senate election. means
Democrats retained control of the Senate on Saturday with the 50 seats sought by the party
Democrats responded with joy.
Senator Chuck Schumer, who is set to return as the majority leader, said the result was a victory for the American people and a testament to his party.
“There were three things that helped the Senate secure its majority. One, our great candidate. Rejected anti-democratic and extremist MAGA Republicans.
Senator Gary Peters, chairman of the Democratic Senate Election Committee, said:
“Historical results race after race speak for themselves. They reflect the strength of the candidates, the popularity of Senate Democrats’ messages to the American people, and the rejection of extremism endorsed by the Republican Party. increase.”
Cortez Masto was expected to be the winner with over 95% of the vote.
Senator Chuck Schumer, who is set to return as majority leader, said the result was a victory for the American people and a testament to his party.
She leads with just under 5,000 votes, with most of the remaining votes coming from Clark County, a blue-leaning region that includes Las Vegas.
Her campaign communications director said she was underrepresented throughout the campaign.
“Catherine Cortez Mast has never lost an election and won the Democratic majority as Chair of the DSCC in 2020,” said Josh Marcus-Blank.
“After a cycle as the most vulnerable incumbent senator, she has once again proven everyone wrong.
Republicans have already launched a post-mortem investigation, and some leading voices are asking if they want more positional messages instead of just bashing Democrats.
The fate of the House of Representatives remains balanced. They are ahead of the Democrats but still short of the 218 seats needed for a majority, giving the Biden administration a chance to launch an investigation and block the bill.
The final race to be called is Georgia, which advances to the December runoff vote. Democrats hope Sen. Raphael Warnock can hold off Hershel Walker challenge (pictured)
So far, Republicans have the upper hand in the House, but are still short of the 218 seats needed for a majority.They underperformed expectations suggesting an easy victory
Before the election, most predictors predicted a slight edge for Republicans in the battle for control of the Senate.
However, John Fetterman defeated Mehmet Oz in Pennsylvania, in charge of television, and ceded the seat to the Democrats. Republicans, on the other hand, missed opportunities to take over vulnerable Democrats in Arizona, New Hampshire and Nevada.
Democrats could win another seat in Georgia. There, Senator Rafael Warnock will face former footballer Herschel Walker in the December runoff. Despite his anti-abortion activism, Walker is reeling from repeated allegations that he paid for abortions and pressured women to fire them.
Additional seats could make a big difference in the Democrats’ ability to operate in Congress.
This means that not a single Democratic senator could hijack the nomination and could still hold votes even if two senators were absent.
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