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Clinton

Projected for Clinton

State projected at: 20:00 EST (01:00 GMT)

10 electoral votes

Congress

Senate
2 seats, 1 up for election

Democrat Chris Van Hollen has defeated Republican Kathy Szeliga, to replace Democrat Barbara Mikulski, who is stepping down. The other seat is held by Democrat Ben Cardin.

Democrats

2 seats
Change: (no change) since the last election.

Republicans

0 seats
Change: (no change) since the last election.

Independents

0 seats
Change: (no change) since the last election.

Elected senator

Chris Van Hollen

Chris Van Hollen

Democrat

House of Representatives
8 seats, all up for election

Democrats

7 seats
Change: (no change) since the last election.

Republicans

1 seat
Change: (no change) since the last election.

Independents

0 seats
Change: (no change) since the last election.