US mid-term elections: Democrats take the House, Republicans keep the Senate

As of Wednesday morning these are the current results:


With 28 of 35 races called for the Senate

42 seats for Democrats (-3)
51 seats for Republicans (+3)


With 369 of 435 races called for the House

186 seats for Democrats (+25)
175 seats for Republicans (-25)


Women break record

More than 84 women will hold seats in the U.S. Congress, breaking the current record.

Over 230 women, plenty of them first-time candidates, appeared on the general-election ballots.

The majority of House seats continues to be held by men.