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Balance of Power Senate House Governor Ballot Measures Maps Exit Polls
Going into the 2002 elections, President Bush campaigned hard for voters to elect a Republican Congress and he got his wish. Republicans expanded their majority in the House and regained control of the Senate. While Democrats were reeling from their congressional losses, they did win governor's races in the key presidential battleground states of Illinois, Michigan and Wisconsin. Full Story
Complete balance of power breakdown A full list of Senate, House and gubernatorial races in which party control changed.
51 needed for majority. 34 races at stake, 2 undecided
Party
Total Control
Gain/Loss
Republicans512 Democrats46-2
Archived November 14, 2002
218 needed for majority. 435 races at stake, 4 undecided
Party
Total Control
Gain/Loss
Republicans226--- Democrats204---
Archived November 14, 2002
36 races at stake, 5 undecided
Party
Total
Gain/Loss
Republicans24-1 Democrats213
Archived November 14, 2002
GOP wins Senate, holds HouseGOP anxious to use new Senate majorityDems start 2004 campaign on sour noteWhite House: We've made historyDemocrats: Bush popularity turned tide
CNN's political analysts offer their views on the midterm elections
SpatiaLogic provides a national breakdown by congressional districts and more.
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