The Red Wave That Never Was
Happy Wednesday—and sorry we’re a little late this morning! Long night of crunching election returns.
But congratulations to the person in California who won this week’s $2.04 billion Powerball jackpot and is now so rich that he or she doesn’t have to care about yesterday’s results.
Quick Hits: Today’s Top Results
The long promised “Red Wave” failed to materialize on Tuesday, with Democrats hanging on to several key Senate and House seats despite some GOP gains. By the wee hours of Wednesday morning, we still didn’t know which party would control either chamber—and it could be days before we do. Even in already-called races, exact tallies will shift as final votes get counted, but we’ve highlighted some preliminary results (as of 5 a.m. ET) for competitive races, as reported by NBC’s Decision Desk:
Senate: Control of the upper chamber is still uncertain due to races in Nevada, Arizona, and Georgia, where the race may be headed for a December runoff.