Where Senate Candidates Outperformed Biden and Trump

With Senator Catherine Cortez Masto’s victory in Nevada, Democrats will retain Senate control next year, even if Republicans win a December run-off election in Georgia. While Tuesday’s election represented an unusually strong performance by a first-term president’s party, the individual showings of Senate candidates varied widely.

Arrows show how much counties voted more Republican or Democratic in the 2022 Senate races than in the 2020 presidential election.

Source: Results data from The Associated Press as of Sunday 12 a.m. Arrows are only shown for counties that have reported almost all of their votes. See the notes below for more details on the data.

The New York Times

Some Democrats who won improved on President Biden’s 2020 margins, while others did worse but still maintained their seats. Some eked out wins, while the Democratic candidates for other offices in their states cruised to…

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