In the first election since congressional redistricting, the NEMW welcomes 30 freshman House members and 5 new Senators. Of these new Senators, 3 were previously House members. Overall, the region shifted to a party split of 93 Democrats and 71 Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives. This is a decrease of 1 Democrat and 9 Republicans. In the U.S. Senate, the region shifted to a party split of 26 Democrats, 8 Republicans, and 2 Independents, compared to 23 Democrats, 11 Republicans, and 2 Independents previously. A link showing the results for both chambers, race-by-race, is below.
Election Impacts for the NEMW
- 07/22/2014 Senate Hearing Reveals Wide Support for Great Lakes Proposals
- 07/09/2014 Allegra Cangelosi Announces Retirement from the President Role: NEMWI Hiring New Executive
- 07/01/2014 NEMWI Presents on Climate Adaptation Resources for Great Lakes State and Local Governments
- 06/24/2014 Congress Agrees to Bill to Combat Harmful Algal Blooms; Creates Great Lakes-Specific Freshwater Program