Election Day has come and gone, with voters determining the balance of power in Congress and in dozens of statehouses across the country. Democrats are poised to take over the House of Representatives two years into President Trump’s tenure, while Republicans will maintain control over the Senate. Early election results showed signs of strength for Republicans in House races, causing futures for the Dow Jones Industrial Average
to shoot higher; however as results have continued to roll in showing that Democrats will edge out control there, futures pared back gains to trade mostly even. LIVE: Follow MarketWatch’s analysis of midterm election results. On Tuesday, the Dow
the S&P 500 index
and the Nasdaq Composite Index
all ended higher, as traders awaited the results that will set the political tone on Wall Street for at least the next two years. Here’s a graphic that will update live as House and Senate results roll in from around the nation. Results in a handful of key, competitive states are being watched closely for possible election-night surprises — and, in some cases, as a referendum on Trump’s two years in office and the agenda he has set for the country. The map in this graphic will track 12 of those competitive races, and indicate when a winner is called.
For a map with full, race-by-race and county-by-county results, visit The Wall Street Journal’s live tracker here. And you can follow MarketWatch’s full coverage of the midterm elections here, where we will keep you up to date on the most important issues, tell you what traders are focusing on and let you know what the results mean for investors going forward: Democrats take control of House after health care, immigration drive voters to polls How the midterms made history: Numerous firsts emerge from Election Night results Fox’s Chris Wallace: Let’s not give Trump too much credit for keeping Senate red Nancy Pelosi: ‘Let’s hear it for pre-existing conditions’ Opinion: Obama lost on Tuesday night — and Obamacare won The richest man in Florida sees the stock market falling by 15% if Democrats take control of Congress It’s not the economy, stupid: Midterm election voters want next Congress to check President Trump How Trump could rescue Apple’s fast-sinking stock How America’s top CEOs spent their own money on the midterm elections