The battle for control: Latest headlines

The Democrats’ majority in Congress is razor-thin: The Senate is a 50-50 split (with Vice President Kamala Harris’ tie-breaking vote giving them the advantage) and Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s control of the House rests on a slim margin. In 2022, all 435 House seats and 34 of the 100 Senate seats are on the ballot. Additionally, 36 out of 50 states will elect governors.

Key races

Votes are still being counted in some key primary races across the country.

Senate: Pennsylvania Primary Results (R) Key Race

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Gale %
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House District 28 Runoff: Texas Primary Results (D) Key Race

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House District 5: Oregon Primary Results (D) Key Race

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Guide to the 2022 midterms

See what races are coming up on the calendar.

Redistricting

Updates on proposed congressional maps – and whether they might benefit Democrats or Republicans in the 2022 midterms and beyond.

Voting rights: Expansion vs. restriction

Many states are changing their voting rules ahead of the midterms.

Early eyes on 2024

Retirements

Retirements are not a perfect indicator of future midterm outcomes, but they’re a sign. A wave of retirements has hit the House Democratic Caucus this election cycle. The party that has had more elected officials retiring from public office has lost seats in eight of the last 12 midterm cycles since 1974, according to CNN’s Harry Enten.

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