The control of the two chambers of the United States remains pending and, probably, the situation will remain the same in the coming days, after very fierce midterm elections, in which the Democratic Party did better than expected and did not take place. waiting for the republican wave.
In a country where there is no central electoral body and where uncertainty was the protagonist of the campaign, the results should take a few days to be confirmed, especially due to the small margin advantage for either side.
In the Senate, according to projections, the Republicans appear with 48 seats obtained, against 47 of the Democrats, but five disputes still remain to be decided, in the states of Wisconsin, Georgia, Arizona, Nevada and Alaska.
According to projections, Alaska, Nevada and Wisconsin would have republished representatives , Arizona a Democrat, while Georgia would need a runoff, as no candidate got 50% more There is only one vote – and there is a third contestant.
Thus, it would be necessary to wait for this new election to know the definitive numbers in the Senate, where President Joe Biden has a majority, because, although there are equal seats, the deputy, Kamala Harris, has the right to vote for Minerva, in tied votes.
Meanwhile, in the House of Representatives, there is still no concrete information on which party will have a majority of deputies during the next two years.
According to the projections of the American press, the Republicans will guarantee 197 seats, against 172 the Democrats. Thus, both parties are far from the 219 seats needed to guarantee a majority.
Although there may still be days, maybe weeks, to be able to have a complete radiography of the composition of the Congress of the USA, one of the conclusions already drawn is that the predicted Republican wave did not exist and Biden did not have as bad results as expected.
In the gubernatorial elections, the Democratic Party managed to take two states from the Republican, Massachusetts and Maryland, both of progressive leanings, but were in control of the opposition.