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
- 03/31/2015 Northeast-Midwest Delegations Support Funding for Regional Priorities
- 03/25/2015 NEMWI's MS River Cities and Towns Initiative Mayors Meet in Washington, DC
- 03/16/2015 BRIEFING: The Army Corps' Role in the Great Lakes, March 23
- 03/10/2015 NEMWI Report and Webinar on the NEMW Region and the President's FY2016 Budget