217: House GOP Just One Seat Away From Taking Majority

  • A series of House races called for Republicans in California, Arizona, and New York on Monday evening pushed the GOP to 217 House seats in the next Congress, versus 204 for Democrats, according to Associated Press projections.
  • That puts Republicans one seat away from clinching a majority.
  • There were still 14 uncalled House races as of Monday night, most of them in California; Republicans lead in four of those races while Democrats lead in nine, The New York Times reports. There are “a lot of options for the GOP to get that 218th seat, perhaps as soon as tomorrow,” New York Times election data reporter Nate Cohn tweeted Monday night.
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