The Democrats succeeded in winning the “blue wall” that handed Joe Biden’s presidential victory over Donald Trump, despite his attempts to nullify those votes. These states are essential to defending issues such as abortion rights, minority voting, and fair elections.
Democratic governors Gretchen Whitmer of Michigan and Tony Evers of Wisconsin were re-elected, while outgoing Democratic governor Josh Shapiro succeeded Pennsylvania, according to Edison Research estimates.
The current leader of the Republican minority in the House of Representatives, Kevin McCarthy, confirmed today, Wednesday, that the Republican Party has won enough seats to control the body, and stressed that it is “obvious” that they are “in the process of restoring the House of Representatives. . ”
“I want to thank the millions of fans in this country. We’re obviously going to get the room back,” he said, according to US Fox News, “When they wake up tomorrow, we’ll be the majority and (House Speaker) Nancy Pelosi will be in the minority.”
Fraud protests in Maricopa…
Unsubstantiated allegations of fraud, which gained momentum through sporadic events Tuesday in the US midterm elections, have put more pressure on authorities who are redoubling their efforts to reassure citizens of the credibility of the electoral system.
Among the interesting things today, some members of the Republican Party showed their complaints accusing them of possible electoral fraud in Maricopa County, in the US state of Arizona, after 20 percent of polling stations recorded technical failures in scheduling ballots.
…but 80% of voters think there will be no fraud
However, the majority of voters in the US midterm elections have at least some confidence that the elections in their state are conducted in a fair and accurate manner, without any kind of electoral fraud. , according to a CNN poll.
Specifically, eight out of ten voters expressed some confidence in the “midterm,” while two in ten who went to the polls had little or no confidence. Also, about half were very confident in the legitimacy of the vote.
The first openly gay female governor
Democrat Maura Healey became the first lesbian governor in the United States, Tuesday, after defeating Republican Jeff Dale, with the support of former President Donald Trump, in Massachusetts, according to various media.
Healy, 51, the current attorney general of Massachusetts, a state in the northeast, comfortably won his opponent and snatched the important governor’s office, which was in Republican hands, in favor of Democrats.
Incumbent Governor Charlie Baker, a moderate Republican, has decided not to run for a third term.
Hailey may not be alone. And the Democratic candidate for governor of Oregon (Northwest), Tina Kotik, is openly gay.
This midterm election was the first in history with LGBTQ candidates in the country’s 50 states and Washington, DC, and is an example of how this community has become an increasingly powerful electoral force in the country. Most of them run for the Democratic Party.
At 25 years old, he is the youngest member of Congress in history
Democrat Maxwell Frost will be the first Generation Z member, born after 1996, to hold a seat in the US House of Representatives, after scrutiny of this Tuesday’s midterm legislative elections in the country.
Frost is a community organizer who would become a congressman for Florida’s 10th District after defeating Republican Calvin Wembish.
The winner has already become the youngest member of Congress to be elected, as members of Congress must be at least 25 years old to be eligible for election.
Ocasio-Cortez renewed as a member of Congress
Democratic Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez confirmed her victory in the midterm elections in New York City’s 14th district Tuesday morning, and renewed her seat in the US House of Representatives for the second time.
33-year-old Ocasio-Cortez won 70 percent of the vote over Republican candidate Tina Forte, who had less than 28 percent of support, according to US media reports.
JD Vance from ‘Never Trump’ to win thanks to him
Republican James David Vance, backed by former President Donald Trump, has won the Ohio Senate race in the US midterm legislative elections, CNN reported.
This GOP candidate represents a victory for Trump, whose support in the party primaries has been crucial to Vance. However, the senator from now on was initially part of the “Never Trump” movement.