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2020 United States House of Representatives elections

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All 435 seats in the United States House of Representatives
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 T T
Last election 235 seats, 53.4% 199 seats, 44.8%
Seats before 232 197
Seats won 222 212
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
Democratic

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 result of this election has not been counted yet, but it looks like the Democrats will win again, but with a smaller majority.

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