Ten additional House seats have been projected as wins for Republicans, including victories in New York and California.
The latest projections from the Cook Political Report also note one potential House win in Oregon.
Ten more House races shift in GOP's favor, including in California and New York https://t.co/B0xEdmUhL2
— Washington Examiner (@dcexaminer) November 2, 2022
"I've never seen an election where the signs are this divergent and ... lumpy," a veteran Democratic strategist familiar with polling in several races told the outlet.
"It's less nationalized than we're accustomed to, and there's more weakness in the blue end of the battlefield," it added.
NEW @CookPolitical House rating changes: 10 more blue state districts move in Republicans' direction, including #CA47 Rep. Katie Porter (D) from Lean D to Toss Up. Full analysis: https://t.co/ldqos2Pi8J pic.twitter.com/rD40MW6vdw
— Dave Wasserman (@Redistrict) November 1, 2022
"Republican candidates for the U.S. House of Representatives notched several wins in New York City's suburbs, seizing a seat in an area once considered safely Democratic, defending others and appearing on the verge of picking up additional wins in districts the party hasn't won in years," Fox News reported.
"The strong showing by Republicans on Long Island came after the city's suburbs emerged as an unlikely battleground for control of the House. Several closely watched contests remained too early to call Wednesday morning, including the re-election race of U.S. Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney," it added.
GOP House candidates win several New York City suburb races https://t.co/CyjAnCbbEH
— Fox News (@FoxNews) November 9, 2022
The wins in unlikely places may not indicate a massive red wave as some Republicans expected, but does show changes taking place among voters in traditionally leftist areas.
The new changes could grow by the 2024 election cycle if Republicans can show some momentum or Democrats continue to remain weak on economic issues.
The final results in some races still remain, but it's clear that conservative change has come to some new locations across the U.S.