Latest on voting in House, Senate midterms

The first wave of state polls have closed and could soon offer an initial glimpse into the outcome of the 2022 midterm elections and who will determine what party controls Congress and governors’ mansions from coast to coast.

  • 🗳️Polls are closing: The first wave of polls closed across the East coast, including in states with profile races, including Florida, Georgia and Virginia.
  • States where polls close at 8 p.m.: Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, New Jersey, Delaware, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine and Connecticut close
  • Results might not be known in key races tonight: Results for key races might not be known for hours, perhaps days, as some states have different procedures for when they tabulate mail-in votes.
  • Some voting locations to be open later: Isolated polls in several states, including Georgia Pennsylvania and North Carolina, will allow voters to cast their ballots later than planned following unexpected delays.
  • No major voting problems: Election watchdogs reported routine issues in key battleground states Tuesday but no major problems as ballots were cast across the country. U.S. cyber security officials say they are on guard but all has been smooth so far.

The latest updates:

Todd Young wins Indiana Senate race 

Republican Sen. Todd Young defended his seat against Democratic challenger Thomas McDermott in the Indiana Senate race. 

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