As More Election Results Come In, The Blue Wave Gets Bigger

Beyond control of the House, the blue wave hit state governments all over the country.

As the results of the midterm election continue to come in, the extent of the Democratic wave is becoming larger than…

But beyond these headline congressional matchups, the blue wave extended to the state level. Democrats won full control of state governments in six states: Colorado, Illinois, Maine, New Mexico, New York, and Nevada. At the same time, Republicans lost control of four states, Kansas, Michigan, New Hampshire, and Wisconsin, as voters decided to divide the branches of government. The only state that moved from divided government to Republican control was Alaska.