Republicans Keep Majority in US House of Reps in Early Vote Count

World | November 7, 2012, Wednesday // 04:22|  views

Republican Speaker of the House from Ohio John Boehner speaks at an election night party at the Ronald Reagan Building in Washington, DC USA, 06 November 2012. EPA/BGNES

The US Republicans will maintain their majority in the House of Representatives, CNN porjects.

The results came after polls in 32 States and the District of Columbia closed.

Along with the November 6 race for president, all 435 seats in the US House of Representatives and 33 of the 100 Senate seats are being contested in Tuesday's election.  Analysts generally predicted Republicans will continue to hold their majority in the House, while the Democratic party of the incumbent President could maintain their slim majority in the Senate.

The Republicans have majority in the current House of Representatives with 240 Republicans, 190 Democrats, 0 Independents and 5 vacancies. The Senate is currently composed of 51 Democrats, 47 Republicans, and 2 independents.

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