I’ll be updating the election results throughout the night.
I’ll start off the action by posting my predictions. Anybody who wants can out theirs in the comments.
Senate R54 / D46
House Republicans with a majority of 2 seats.
What’s your guess?
7 am update:
The ever hedging Nate Silver has increased the Dems odds:
SILVER: 88% DEMS TAKE HOUSE… 20% SENATE…
But still says anything can happen. Now there’s confidence in your numbers.
“Welcome Back, My Friends, to the Show That Never Ends.” Emerson, Lake and Palmer
Well here we go again. I’ve been doing the Election Night Vigil religiously every two years since 2000. And only the 2006 and 2008 were so painful that I wish I had skipped them. But I have a good feeling about tonight. Have a great day.
It’s still a long time until results come in so I have some fun links to while a way the time
6 pm Update
Well I voted the straight Republican slate! But this is New England so not a single one of my picks will be elected. But I’m home and I have all the resources of the internet and the MSM at my disposal, meaning there’s nothing to say yet. Stay tuned.
EXIT POLLS SHOW DEM WAVE BUILDING – FEW SENATE RACES CLOSE
HOUSE D85 / R 93
GILLUM 49.6% DESANTIS 49.2%
Looks like we have our first Senate pick-up for the GOP
Indiana D – Donnelly 42.0 R – Braun 53.9 Brenton 4.1 (50%) GOP Pickup
10:20 pm Update
Looks like we picked up North Dakota and held Texas (Cruz) in a close one in the Senate. The Dems have 11 pick-ups in the House. They need 10 more but the Networks (NBC and Fox) have called it for the Dems already. I’ll hang in there to see how this goes.
07NOV2018 7am Final Update
Well, the Dems took the House but by just a little more than the minimum necessary. Disappointing but not earth shattering. We picked up our 3 seats in the Senate. The world goes on. Thanks to everyone who participated. It was a fun evening even if there were no meltdowns.