Election results: Democrats take control of House, lose key Senate seats

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi speaks after Democrats retake control of the House on Nov. 6, 2018. (CNN Newsource)

President Donald Trump declared the midterm elections a "tremendous success" on Twitter Tuesday night as Republicans were projected hold the majority in the Senate and possibly gain seats, but Democrats are still projected to retake control of the House of Representatives for the first time since 2010. Democrats have also picked up several governorships, but not in Florida, where Republican Rep. Ron DeSantis is projected to win.



Republican Gov. Kay Ivey will be elected to a full term, beating Democrat Walt Maddox, The Associated Press projects.


Democrat Ann Kirkpatrick is projected to win the House race in Arizona's southeastern 2nd District, picking up another seat from Republicans.


Republican Gov. Asa Hutchinson is projected to win re-election, according to CNN.


Sen. Dianne Feinstein is projected to defeat fellow Democrat Kevin de Leon, maintaining her hold on a seat she has occupied since 1992. Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom is projected to become the state's new governor, beating Republican John Cox.


Democratic Rep. Jared Polis will become the nation's first openly gay male governor, defeating Republican Walker Stapleton. Democrats also scored a victory in the Denver area, as Jason Crow unseated Republican Rep. Mike Coffman.


The Associated Press is projecting Democratic Sen. Chris Murphy will win re-election.


Mayor Muriel Bowser is projected to be re-elected for a second term, according to The Associated Press.