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
- 01/27/2015 You're Invited: "Reception for the Northeast-Midwest Region 2015"
- 01/27/2015 U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Announces Release of $300 million for Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program
- 01/13/2015 Great Lakes Task Force Leaders Re-introduce Great Lakes Restoration Bill
- 01/08/2015 Mississippi River Mayors Partner with Kingdom of the Netherlands for 2015 Capitol Meeting in DC, March 17-19