The blue shift that recolored congressional maps Tuesday also affected state legislature elections.
Nebraska has a nonpartisan, one-chamber state legislature, and questions about control over several other state legislature chambers, including the Michigan state senate and the Montana state house, are still open, either because elections returns have been late to come in or some races are too close to call.
Democrats started Nov. 7 with majorities in the state senates in 23 states and majorities in the state houses or equivalent bodies in 22 states, according to preliminary election results compiled by the National Conference of State Legislatures, Denver.
Today, the Democrats appear to have firm control over 25 state senates.
Control of the state senates in Iowa, New Hampshire and Wisconsin passed to the Democrats Tuesday, from the Republicans.