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.

November 2012 election results for NEMW