By Staff Writer James Mellen III.
The midterm election on Tuesday went as predicted by nationwide statisticians. Republicans retained control of the senate with a 51 person majority. The Democrats gained control of the house with a 222 person majority. Democrats failed to gain governorship in key states like Georgia and Florida In preparation for the 2020 election.
Elizabeth Warren maintained her senate seat; a announced she would take a “hard look” at a 2020 presidential campaign. Charlie Baker retained his position of governor.
Question one, was in regard to nursing limits, and was voted against by the state. Questions two and three were about money and politics and transgender rights respectively. Both ballot initiatives passed
The State Attorney General, Secretary of State, Treasurer, and Auditor we’re all Democrat.
The nation was swept with many historic firsts, such as Jared Polis (CO), the first openly gay governor of the United States.
Ilhan Omar (MN) and Rashid Tlaib (MI) were the first two Muslim congresswoman.
Massachusetts elected our first black congresswoman, Ayanna Pressley.
Deb Haaland (NM) and Sharice Davids (KA) became the first female Native American women in Congress.
Alexandria Orcasio-Cortez (NY) became the youngest Congresswomen ever elected.