Cortez Masto wins in Nevada; Democrats retain control of Senate | US Midterm Elections 2022 News

DEVELOPING STORY,

Catherine Cortez Masto’s victory in Nevada provides Democrats the 50 seats they wanted to maintain the Senate.

US President Joe Biden’s Democrats have retained management of the Senate after Catherine Cortez Masto received re-election within the state of Nevada, in line with projections by Edison Analysis.

Cortez Masto’s victory on Saturday provides the Democratic Get together the 50 seats it wants for an efficient majority.

Vice President Kamala Harris will be capable of break any ties within the 100-member chamber.

With the leads to Nevada now determined, Georgia is the one state the place each events are nonetheless competing for a Senate seat.

In Georgia, Democratic incumbent Senator Raphael Warnock will face Republican challenger Herschel Walker in a December 6 runoff.

A victory for Warnock would increase Democrat’s majority to 51-49.

It was nonetheless unclear which get together would management the Home of Representatives as counting continued in razor-tight races in California and a smattering of different states.

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