Both Democrats and Republicans say they have won the midterm elections in the United States held last Tuesday, November 8, despite the fact that final results are not yet available.
Republican Party spokesman Jaime Flores confirmed that his group won by presenting results in their favor in the House of Representatives and being “in the fight” for a majority in the Senate.
“We look forward to the results in the state of Georgia on December 6th,” Flores assured in an interview with NTN24.
On the Democratic side, spokeswoman Maca Casado confirmed that the red wave promised by Republicans “did not materialize.” “We are optimistic about the final results. We believe in the institutions and believe in our democracy”They said.
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So far Republicans have gained 49 seats in the Senate against 48 for Democrats. The majority is achieved with 51 and the results of the Arizona, Nevada and Georgia seats are yet to be known.
to the House of Representatives, Republicans won 211 seats while Democrats 191. The majority is obtained with 218 seats in that corporation.
Although the first count reflected a strong disapproval of the Democratic wing, after tight polling, Republicans could not celebrate an outright victory in the electoral contest, which also reached a second round in Georgia, where no candidate won at least 50%. did not do. vote
According to US election officials, Georgia will hold a second round on Dec. 6 to determine the Senate seat, a position sought by Democrat Raphael Warnock and Republican Herschel Walker, who did not receive the votes needed to win the seat on Tuesday, Nov. 8.
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Although vote counting is still underway, it is likely that the result of the midterm elections will not be known until early December.
For its part, the narrow electoral race appears to be filling the patience of the Democratic and Republican caucuses, which claim victory in the midterm elections this Friday.
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Now, the landscape left by the midterm elections in Georgia is similar to the 2020 elections, when they had to wait for a second round in that state to vie for control of the Senate.
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