GOP’s Advantage In House Down To 3 Seats After Stewart Retires

  • Rep. Chris Stewart (R-UT) effectively resigned from the House on Friday, altering the current makeup of the lower chamber and decreasing Republicans’ already-slim majority to just three seats — giving GOP leaders little room for error as they navigate a battle over government spending.
  • With Stewart’s absence, there are now 433 members in the House, with 221 Republicans and 212 Democrats. There are two vacancies in the lower chamber left by Stewart as well as former Rep. David Cicilline (D-RI), who resigned earlier this year.
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