Capitol Report: Election results 2018: Track midterm races and the battle for control of Congress

Election Day has come and gone, with voters determining the balance of power in Congress and in dozens of statehouses across the country. Democrats are poised to take over the House of Representatives two years into President Trump’s tenure, while Republicans will maintain control over the Senate.

Early election results showed signs of strength for Republicans in House races, causing futures for the Dow Jones Industrial Average YMZ8, +1.36% to shoot higher; however as results have continued to roll in showing that Democrats will edge out control there, futures pared back gains to trade mostly even.

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