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
- 09/12/2014 Webinar Recap: Managing Harmful Algal Bloom Impacts on Drinking Water and Public Health in the Great Lakes
- 09/03/2014 NEMWI President Participates in Ballast Water Roundtable
- 08/25/2014 Detroit Water Utility Balances Solvency and Public Need for Water
- 08/14/2014 Historic Rainfall Demonstrates Need for Major NEMW Urban Stormwater Upgrades