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State projected at: 22:23 EST (03:23 GMT)

18 electoral votes

Congress

Senate
2 seats, 1 up for election

Republican Rob Portman has been re-elected, defeating Democrat Ted Strickland. The other seat is held by Democrat Sherrod Brown.

Democrats

1 seat
Change: (no change) since the last election.

Republicans

1 seat
Change: (no change) since the last election.

Independents

0 seats
Change: (no change) since the last election.

Elected senator

Rob Portman

Rob Portman

Republican

House of Representatives
16 seats, all up for election

Democrats

4 seats
Change: (no change) since the last election.

Republicans

12 seats
Change: (no change) since the last election.

Independents

0 seats
Change: (no change) since the last election.