- The 2018 elections were held in the United States on November 6, 2018.
- These midterm elections took place in the middle of Republican President Donald Trump’s term.
- 35 of the 100 seats in the United States Senate and all 435 seats in the United States House of Representatives were contested.
- The winners in the Senate were elected to six-year terms running from January 3, 2019, to January 3, 2025.
- In the 2018 midterm elections, the Democratic Party won the majority in the House of Representatives and will have a preponderance of voting influence in selecting the next Speaker.
- In the Senate, the Republican Party slightly increased its majority, giving the U.S. a split Congress.
- The One Hundred Sixteenth United States Congress is the next meeting of the legislative branch of the Federal government of the United States, composed of the United States Senate and the United States House of Representatives.
- It is scheduled to meet in Washington, D.C., from January 3, 2019, to January 3, 2021, during the third and fourth years of Donald Trump’s current term as president.
Result of 2018 Elections
House of Representatives
- Democratic party – 235
- Republic Party – 200
- Democratic party – 45
- Republic party – 53
- Independent – 2