By the Numbers: Republican election wins

Democrats won the White House, but Republicans made significant gains in Congress and in statehouses across the country.
1:01 | 11/21/20

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Democrat Joseph Biden has won the presidency but down ballot Republicans made substantial and unexpected and change that will have lasting impacts here's a look by the numbers. Just one senate seat that's the Democrats net gain despite predictions they would flip the senate control now comes down to two run off races in Georgia in early January she can Republicans gained an unexpected nine house seats on net setting them up to potentially flip that house red. In 20/20 two. These winds include fifteen Republican women who defeated democratic incumbents. And because Republicans won in state houses across the country will now control the redistricting a 43%. Of the House of Representatives. Compared to Democrats control of just 17%. Of the nation's redistricting. This redistricting which sometimes means gerrymandering. It happens just once every ten years. So these Republican victories will no doubt have long lasting impact.

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