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By Lauren Egan
- A divided Congress: Democrats gained control of the House and Republicans maintained control of the Senate, NBC News projects.
- Red state Democrats Sen. Joe Donnelly, Ind., Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, N.D., and Sen. Claire McCaskill, Mo., lost their seats to GOP challengers in states that Trump carried in 2016.
- Incumbent Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., said he will deliver a "full statement" on Wednesday. His re-election race against outgoing GOP governor Rick Scott is too close to call and could be headed for a recount.
- Georgia Democratic candidate for governor, Stacey Abrams, did not concede in a speech early Wednesday morning and told her supporters to brace for a runoff, even though her opponent, Brian Kemp, currently has exceeded the 50 percent bar to prevent a runoff.
- And Georgia voters are suing the state's secretary of state, Kemp, over his ability to impartially administer a potential vote recount.
- Mitt Romney is back, and this time in the Senate.
- A record number of women were elected to the House.
- An NBC News Exit Poll shows that for the first time in a decade, a majority of independent voters went for Democrats.
NBC News projects ballot initiatives to expand Medicaid will pass in Idaho, Utah and Nebraska.
- Although Democrats gained control of the House, voters don't think Trump should be impeached, according to NBC News Exit Poll results.
- Beto O’Rourke, the Democrat's rising star, lost to Sen. Ted Cruz in Texas.
- Democrat Andrew Gillum conceded to Republican Ron DeSantis in the Florida gubernatorial race.
- Texas Democrat Colin Allred, a former NFL linebacker, is headed to Congress after defeating veteran GOP Rep. Pete Sessions.
- Michigan became the 10th state to legalize marijuana.
- Democrats and Republicans split governor races in key states.
- There were a lot of "firsts" Tuesday night, especially for women.
- Florida voted to pass Amendment 4, restoring voting rights for roughly 1.5 million ex-felons.
- NBC News Exit Polls show a gender gap over Justice Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation and a gender and partisan split on whether sexual harassment is a serious problem.
- For the first time in at least a decade, voters cited health care as their top priority, surpassing the economy.
- The majority of voters agree the U.S. is becoming more politically divided and say that the nation is on the wrong track.
- Trump factor: Two-thirds of voters said Trump played a role in their vote.
- Across the country voters reported broken machines, long lines, and other problems with casting their ballot, forcing some polling locations to extend their hours.
- Spending on traditional media ads increased by roughly $1 billion compared to the 2014 midterm election, with the most amount being spent in Florida.
- The 2018 election is not over yet. Mississippi will hold a Nov. 27th runoff for the special Senate seat election, NBC News projects.
- Trump tweeted "Tremendous success tonight. Thank you to all!"