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Daily Archives: November 6th, 2018

A NEW MAJORITY: Democrats capture control of the U.S. House of Representatives

Excerpt: The Democratic Party has won control of the United States House of Representatives and will be able to provide a much-needed check on Donald Trump's power beginning in just a few weeks, NBC News is projecting.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Democrat Donna Shalala pulls it out, picking up Florida’s 27th Congressional District

Excerpt: Democrat Donna Shalala has flipped Florida's 27th Congressional District seat, beating Republican contender Maria Elvira Salazar.
Written by:Caitlin Harrington
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Democratic voters kick Republican Bruce Rauner out of the Illinois governorship

Excerpt: Goodbye, Bruce Rauner. Democratic challenger J.B. Pritzker has been projected as the winner of the Illinois gubernatorial race.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Early results: Democrats get their first U.S. House pickup, Florida contests very tight

Excerpt: Polls have now closed in a number of states on the East Coast, and while many votes remain to be counted, Democrats are seeing a few early signs of progress.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Friendly Pacific NW rivalry: Oregon catches — and passes! — Washington’s voter turnout

Excerpt: Oregon has really stepped up its turnout since its last report and has rocketed past Washington to a 49% ballot return rate statewide. Washington hasn't been sitting still, though... its turnout is now up to 47.6%, and should surpass 50% by tonight.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Today is General Election Day 2018. Haven’t voted yet? It’s time to get that ballot in!

Excerpt: This is it. Election Day 2018 has arrived. Have you voted? Have you asked your family and friends if they've voted?
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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