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  • Democrats 34,986,008 (45.51%) | Republicans 39,680,145 (51.61%) | Other 2,213,406 (2.88%)
Louisiana House|By David Wasserman, November 21, 2014

There are only two more House races to be held in 2014, and both are Louisiana runoffs taking place in safely GOP open seats. Barring a huge upset, these wins will put Republicans at 247 seats next January. This week, late ballot counting gave Democratic Reps. Ami Bera (CA-07) and Jim Costa (CA-16) victories, and a December recount seems unlikely to overturn Republican Martha McSally's...

House Overview|By David Wasserman, November 14, 2014

For House Democrats, Election Night was something close to a nightmare. But ever since then, Democrats have received a steady stream of consolation prizes. A thin silver lining though it might be, nearly all of the too-close-to-call races on Election Night have broken Democrats' way. At one point last week, it looked as if Democrats could lose as many as 18 House seats. Today, it looks like...

House Overview|By David Wasserman, October 31, 2014

On Election Night, nothing may be more demoralizing to House Democrats than if indicted GOP Rep. Michael Grimm (NY-11) were to win reelection while awaiting federal trial. Yet today, that doesn't just look possible, it looks probable. Earlier this year, if you were a Republican House incumbent who wanted to win reelection in 2014, it seemed simple: all you had to remember was to avoid...

House Overview|By David Wasserman, October 24, 2014

"Double Down" is the name of a best-selling book about the 2012 election, not to mention a very caloric sandwich at KFC, but the phrase applies just as well to House Democrats in 2014. Everyone knows Democrats need a long-term, not short-term, strategy for winning back the House. But a party committee's job is to maximize seats in the short-term, and its first responsibility is to hunker down

House Overview|By David Wasserman, October 22, 2014

Up until last week, Massachusetts's open 6th CD and New Jersey's open 3rd CD were the most-watched races in their respective states. But now that it's October and everyone is looking for potential surprises, some of the buzz in the Bay State and Garden State has shifted to two long-shot candidates both parties had previously written off: Democratic attorney Roy Cho (NJ-05) and GOP attorney

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Solid D Likely D Lean D Toss Up Lean R Likely R Solid R
Democrats (190) 160 11 9 9 0 0 1
Republicans (245) 0 0 3 12 6 16 208
Total (435) 160 11 12 21 6 16 209

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David Wasserman, House Editor

David Wasserman is the House Editor for The Cook Political Report, where he is responsible for rating, handicapping, and analyzing U.S. House races.
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The Cook Political Report Partisan Voting Index (PVI)

The 2014 Partisan Voting Index

Since 1997, the Cook Political Report's Partisan Voting Index (PVI) has been the gold standard in measuring how each state and district performs at the presidential level relative to the nation as a whole. Click below for the breakdown of PVI for every House district in the 113th Congress.
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