Senate News & Analysis

2022 Election Results: What Happened in the Senate?

by Jacob Rubashkin November 18, 2022 · 2:29 PM EST

Despite President Joe Biden’s poor job approval rating looming over the midterm elections, Democrats maintained control of the Senate, and might even expand their majority. 

At a minimum, Democrats will have 50-50 control of the Senate and Vice President Kamala Harris can break tie votes. If Sen. Raphael Warnock is…

2022 Election Results Summary (Nov. 16, 2022)

November 16, 2022 · 10:37 AM EST

Updated as of Nov. 16, 2022 at 10am ET

By Jacob Rubashkin, Erin Covey and Nathan Gonzales

Elections are humbling, and this time it’s Republicans’ turn for some soul searching.

Republicans were handed a tremendous opportunity in 2022. Midterm elections are typically a referendum on the party in power, and…

2022 Election Results Summary (Nov. 14, 2022)

November 14, 2022 · 10:30 AM EST

Updated as of Nov. 14, 2022 at 10am ET

By Erin Covey, Jacob Rubashkin, and Nathan Gonzales

Apparently, there aren’t any normal elections.  

While there are still a couple dozen consequential races to be called and the fight for both the House or Senate majorities is ongoing, it’s clear that…

2022 Election Results Summary (Nov. 11, 2022)

November 11, 2022 · 10:30 AM EST

Updated as of Nov. 11, 2022 at 9am ET

By Erin Covey, Jacob Rubashkin, and Nathan Gonzales

Apparently, there aren’t any normal elections.  

While there are still a couple dozen consequential races to be called and the fight for both the House or Senate majorities is ongoing, it’s clear that…

2022 Election Results Summary (Nov. 10, 2022)

November 10, 2022 · 9:47 AM EST

Updated as of Nov. 10, 2022 at 9:45am ET

By Jacob Rubashkin, Erin Covey, and Nathan Gonzales

Apparently, there aren’t any normal elections.  

While there are still dozens of consequential races to be called and the fight for both the House or Senate majorities is ongoing, it’s clear that the 2022…

2022 Election Results Summary (Nov. 9, 2022)

November 9, 2022 · 4:27 PM EST

Updated as of Nov. 9, 2022 at 3pm ET

By Erin Covey, Jacob Rubashkin, and Nathan Gonzales

Apparently, there aren’t any normal elections.  

While there are still dozens of consequential races to be called and the fight for both the House or Senate majorities is ongoing, it’s clear that the…

Inside Elections- DecisionDeskHQ Election Night Livestream

November 8, 2022 · 10:39 AM EST

On Election Night, Inside Elections is partnering with DecisionDeskHQ for a livestream on YouTube

You’ll get key race calls from DDHQ and nonpartisan analysis from Nathan Gonzales, Jacob Rubashkin, Erin Covey, Ryan Matsumoto, and Bradley Wascher of Inside Elections, Mary Ellen McIntire of CQ Roll Call and Leah Askarinam,…

12 Dates that Define the 2022 Midterm Elections

by Nathan L. Gonzales November 7, 2022 · 1:25 PM EST

The votes haven't been counted yet and the results aren't yet known, but it’s not too early to take a look back at the key dates that have defined the 2022 midterm cycle. 

Some historic moments, such as the confirmation of the first Black woman to the Supreme Court, aren’t…

Senate Updates (November 3, 2022)

November 3, 2022 · 2:29 PM EDT

Alaska. Lisa Murkowski (R) appointed 2002, elected 2004 (49%), 2010 (39% as a write-in), 2016 (44%). Kelly Tshibaka, the Trump-endorsed former Alaska Department of Administration commissioner, is getting some air cover from an allied super PAC in the closing weeks of the race, but she’s still being outspent massively by…

Senate Updates (October 21, 2022)

October 21, 2022 · 2:29 PM EDT

Alaska. Lisa Murkowski (R) appointed 2002, elected 2004 (49%), 2010 (39% as a write-in), 2016 (44%). Former President Donald Trump is mad about the Mitch McConnell-affiliated Senate Leadership Fund spending millions to support Murkowski over Trump’s candidate, former state official Kelly Tshibaka. But even as the former president dips into…