US President Joe Biden’s Democrats defended two hard-fought seats in the House of Representatives in the state of Virginia. CNN and NBC predicted incumbents Abigail Spanberger and Jennifer Wexton would be re-elected. Observers saw the races as an important indicator: an eventual Republican victory in two districts that have been more Democratic-leaning recently would be seen as a sign of significant gains in the House of Representatives.
Republican best-selling author JD Vance has been elected to the US Senate for the US state of Ohio. Vance won against Democratic candidate Tim Ryan, NBC and ABC reported on Tuesday night, based on polls and early vote counts. A few years ago, Vance was critical of former President Donald Trump — but then he did a U-turn. The 38-year-old man was strongly supported by Trump during the election campaign. The previous Republican senator did not run for re-election.
Republican Mike DeWine was also re-elected
According to forecasts, Democrat Kathy Hochul won the gubernatorial election in the US state of New York. Hochul, 64, was predicted by NBC and ABC to win the state of nearly 20 million against Republican Lee Zeldin. That has caught up with the polls in recent weeks. Hochul took office last year after the resignation of scandal-plagued Andrew Cuomo. She was previously his vice-governor.
Democratic challenger Stacey Abrams conceded defeat to Republican incumbent Brian Kemp in the gubernatorial race. But the AP agency has not yet announced the race there, as was decided on Tuesday evening (local time). (dpa)
According to CNN’s early predictions, Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger has been re-elected. In US Whales 2020, he rejected former President Donald Trump’s request to “find” the missing votes to make up for his then-defeat in this US state. He defeated the Democratic candidate, Rep. Bee Nguyen. She made suffrage a centerpiece of her candidacy and wanted to make history by becoming the first Asian American woman elected to federal political office in Georgia.
California’s Democratic governor, Gavin Newsom, confidently defended his office. America’s largest state with almost 40 million inhabitants is a bastion of liberals, Newsom’s victory was never in danger. He is considered one of the Democratic hopefuls and a possible presidential candidate.
Colorado State Senator Michael Bennet has been confirmed for a third term. In his election campaign, he fought mainly with the promise of protection of abortion rights. His Republican opponent, Joe O’Dea, was one of the few Republicans supporting the landmark Roe v. Wade decision, which the Supreme Court overturned last summer. But that didn’t help him in the end.
According to the AP census, Republican Eric Schmitt will represent Missouri in the Senate. John Kennedy, a Republican senator from Louisiana, was also confirmed in office.
Democrat Josh Shapiro becomes the new governor of the US state of Pennsylvania. The previous attorney general of the key state of roughly 13 million people won over ardent Trump supporter Doug Mastrian. (58).
Among other things, Shapiro’s campaign focused on protecting democracy. State Sen. Mastriano, meanwhile, has been spreading Trump’s falsehoods about a stolen 2020 election. He has opposed coronavirus measures in the past and is a staunch opponent of abortion.
Pennsylvania is considered a so-called “swing state” in which voters sometimes prefer Republicans and sometimes Democrats. In the 2020 presidential election, the state was one of the most competitive.
According to forecasts, Republican Greg Abbott won the gubernatorial election in the US state of Texas, as expected. The 64-year-old incumbent president won over his Democratic opponent Beto O’Rourke (50) in a poll predicted by Fox News and NBC on Tuesday night (local time).
A victory in conservative Texas, America’s second largest state, was always likely for Abbott, who was backed by former President Donald Trump and was always able to keep O’Rourke at bay during the election campaign. (dpa)
In Rhode Island, Democrat Daniel McKee was re-elected to his first full term, AP counts showed. (DPO)
Republican Mark Gordon was confirmed in Wyoming.
In Iowa, Republican incumbent Kim Reynolds has been confirmed.
Republican Kristi Noem has been confirmed to serve in South Dakota.
Republican Brad Little won in Idaho.
In Minnesota, Democrat Tim Walz was confirmed as governor.
In Nebraska, Republican Jim Pillen was elected governor.
Democrat Josh Green was elected to office in Hawaii.
In New Mexico, Democrat Michelle Lujan Grisham was re-elected governor.