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
- 02/27/2015 Joyce Foundation Launches Interactive Website "Great Lakes. Great Impact."
- 02/24/2015 NEMWI Briefing: Federal Support for Effective Workforce and Economic Development Practices at Every Stage of the Business Life Cycle, Feb. 25
- 02/24/2015 German Government to Tap NEMWI's Great Ships Initiative for Ballast Water Treatment Freshwater Performance Information
- 02/19/2015 NEMWI Briefing: Asian Carp 2014 and 2015 - Great Lakes and Beyond, February 24