2020 United States House of Representatives elections

House elections for the 117th U.S. Congress

An election was held on November 3, 2020 to elect all 435 members of the United States House of Representatives. Six non-voting delegates were also elected from Washington, D.C. and U.S. territories. The Democratic Party had control of the house before the election. The results of the election are the Democrats still control the House of Representatives but their majority is now very small.[2][3][4][5][6]

2020 United States House of Representatives elections

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All 435 seats in the United States House of Representatives[a]
218 seats needed for a majority
  Majority party Minority party
  Official photo of Speaker Nancy Pelosi in 2019.jpg Kevin McCarthy, official photo, 116th Congress (cropped).jpg
Leader Nancy Pelosi Kevin McCarthy
Party Democratic Republican
Leader since January 3, 2003 January 3, 2019
Leader's seat California 12th California 23rd
Last election 235 seats, 53.4% 199 seats, 44.8%
Seats before 232 197
Seats won 222[b] 212[b]
Seat change Decrease 10 Increase 15

  Third party
 
Party Libertarian
Last election 0 seats, 0.7%
Seats before 1
Seats won 0
Seat change Decrease 1

2020 US House Election Results.svg
Results of the elections:
     Democratic gain      Republican gain
     Democratic hold      Republican hold
     Result undetermined

Speaker before election

Nancy Pelosi
Democratic

Elected Speaker

Nancy Pelosi[1]
Democratic

NotesEdit

  1. As well as the 6 non-voting delegates.
  2. 2.0 2.1 One seat remains undecided.

ReferencesEdit

  1. Peters, Cameron (January 3, 2021), Nancy Pelosi is elected to a fourth term as House speaker, Vox, retrieved January 3, 2021
  2. Fram, Alan (November 10, 2020). "Dems clinch House control, but majority likely to shrink". Associated Press. Retrieved November 12, 2020.
  3. "U.S. House Election Results". The New York Times. Retrieved 10 November 2020.
  4. Pramuk, Jacob (November 5, 2020). "Democrats are projected to lose House seats but keep their majority". CNBC. Retrieved November 12, 2020.
  5. Pathe, Simone; Foran, Clare; Raju, Manu (November 5, 2020). "Some House Democrats fall while the party fails to flip some key suburban districts". CNN. Retrieved November 13, 2020.
  6. Weissert, Will; Beaumont, Thomas (November 23, 2020). "How Democrats came up short in bid to expand House majority". Associated Press. Retrieved November 24, 2020.