The projections of the results of the legislative elections in the United States (USA) indicate that the Republicans will manage to maintain control of the Senate, after the vote that renewed a third of the senators, while the Democrats will win the majority of the elected representatives to the House of Representatives, which renovated the 435 chairs.

In the Senate, 35 of the 100 seats were at stake, in addition to governors from 36 of the 50 states, plus three territories. The data is in the process of being updated. If the information are confirmed, the trend predicted by analysts will materialize.

In his Twitter account, the President of the United States, Donald Trump, defined as “tremendous success” the legislative elections. “Tremendous success is this night. Thank you all”, wrote the American yesterday (6).

Trump spoke after White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said that the results of the midterm elections represented “a good night” for the ruler. “Currently, we feel good, it was a good night for the president until this moment.”

At demonstrations took place before major television stations predicted that the Democrats had snatched the majority of the Chamber.


With a majority in the House of Representatives, the Democrats will have the power to obstruct, to negotiate directly with the president and also political conditions for investigate and file requests, which do not always agree with the White House interests.

It will also become more difficult for Trump fulfills presidential campaign promises of 2016, as the financing of the border wall in the area that separates the States States of Mexico, for example.

The US president will have to negotiate more with deputies and increase political articulation to proceed with the projects considered essential for his administration to the Senate.


By the official data, the elections had a record number of women candidates, immigrants and Muslims, the which, for analysts, would be a response from the opposition against the government Trump

During the presidential campaign, Trump has been the target of abuse allegations sexual and anti-migration policy, as well as discrimination against Muslims. For analysts, this year’s election came as a surprise by the mobilization of the electorate.

Political analyst Carlo Barbieri said to the Brazil Agency that the “blue wave”, movement by vote to In favor of the Democratic Party, he indicated an interesting reaction from the electorate: a campaign focused on social and political issues, not economic ones.

“This election had an interesting component, with the economy heated, and an increase in job creation, most Democratic candidates avoided harsh criticism of Trump. Instead, they focused on issues related to health, maintaining Obamacare and issues that could lead voters to lose hours of work to go to the vote,” he said. “Health insurance is something that Trump has yet to resolve with the population.”

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