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US mid-terms 2014: Results

The Republicans have won control of the US Senate in mid-term elections, held on 4 November. Counting continues in some states.

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Republicans in numbers

  • 100 Women elected to Congress - including Mia Love - first black Republican female

  • 1st African American, Tim Scott, elected in the South since 1870

  • 3rd George Bush - grandson and nephew of two former presidents

  • 18 Age of Saira Blair, the youngest elected state legislator

  • 30 Age of Elise Stefanik, youngest woman elected to US Congress


Mid-terms 2014

A total of 36 seats in the Senate were contested.

Senate elections took place in Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Montana, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma (both seats), Oregon, Rhode Island, South Carolina (both seats), South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia and Wyoming.

In addition, all 435 voting seats in the House of Representatives were up for election.

There were also gubernatorial elections in 36 states.

More information about these elections