Republicans Projected To Seize Control Of The Senate: 2014 Midterm Elections Results Live
Control of the U.S. Senate hangs in the balance today.
November 4, 2014, 2:44 PM
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-- It’s Election Day 2014! Voters across the nation headed to their polling places to cast ballots on Tuesday, and based on an analysis of exit polls, ABC News has projected Republicans will gain control of the Senate.
ABC News has also projected Republican Senator Mitch McConnell will win his Kentucky Senate seat tonight, putting him one step closer to becoming the next Senate Majority Leader. The 72-year-old senator beat Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes, Kentucky’s Secretary of State, in one of the country’s most closely watched races. In a stunning blow to Democrats, ABC News has also projected Rep. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., will win the Arkansas Senate race. Cotton unseated two-term Democratic Sen. Mark Pryor.