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Senate Outcome: Republican Party Wins Majority In 2014 Election

Tue, November 4, 2014 11:36pm EDT by Lauren Cox 2 Comments
Senate Outcome

The results are still coming in, but the Republican Party has taken the majority seats inside the United States Senate on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. Are YOU happy with America’s vote?

On Nov. 4, 2014, voters put the Republican Party in charge of the United States Senate. Out of the 36 seats that were open inside the Senate, 52 were awarded to the Republican Party.

Republian Party Wins The Senate — 2014 Election

Republicans took control of the Senate, according to CNN, when Republican Thom Tillis unseated Democrat Kay Hagan in North Carolina.

Thus far, Republicans have picked up Democratic-held seats in Colorado, Montana, South Dakota, Arkansas, West Virginia and North Carolina.

The Senate majority will give the Republican party full control of Capitol Hill.

Election Predictions Leaned Towards Republican Party

Before it was time for voters to hit the polls on Nov. 4, many different organizations predicted that the Republican party would take the senate.

As of Nov. 1, they only needed 6 seats to control the U.S. Senate. and were working hard to wrap up their campaigning for the final 48 hours.

According to the New York Times, if the Republicans took the senate they would have a major advantage over the house for the first time since 1948.

Tell us, HollywoodLifers — Do YOU think that the voters made the right decision? What are your thoughts on the senate election? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.

— Lauren Cox

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