Post Election Report 2018

“Election Night Defied a Single Takeaway”

“People like to understand things. It’s an earnest and charming quality of the human race. We like to flip to the back of the book to look at the answers. We like it when there’s a tidy way to summarize things. One or two takeaways, please. It’s why Aesop’s fables continue to do so well.”

– Clair Malone, senior political writer for FiveThirtyEight.

86% of ACA PAC supported candidates running for U.S. House won their election.

83% of ACA PAC supported candidates running for U.S. Sentate won their election.

There are 3 undecided Senate races, currently the Republicans hold 51 seats and the Democrats hold 46 seats.

In the House, Democrats took control. There are still 13 undecided races. The Democrats currently hold 225 seats with 5 undecided candidates leading and the Republicans hold 198 seats with 7 undecided candidates leading.


John Falardeau is ACA’s senior vice president for public policy and advocacy.