US Midterm elections 2022: when will we know the results of the House and Senate midterms?

All 50 states are taking part in the US Midterms, with results expected at staggered times - here’s everything you need to know about when we can expected the results

While in-person voting is taking place, voters have also been able to mail in their ballots and also take part in early voting. With a plethora of voting methods on offer, counting can become a complicated process.

With major seats up for grabs and some races too close to call, every vote counts in some states. NationalWorld has compiled a handy list to help guide you through the Midterm elections.

Here’s when we can expected results from each state. Please note that timings are in UK time.

Alabama

  • Polls close: 1am, 9 November
  • When we could get results: from 2am with most results expected by 4.30am
  • Results: TBC

Alaska

  • Polls close: 5am, 9 November; 6am, 9 November in Aleutian Islands
  • When we could get results: begin at 5am but the final results won’t be confirmed until 23 November, with updates on 15 and 18 November
  • Results: TBC
Voters are heading to the polls in the US to vote in the Midterm elections. (Credit: Getty Images)

Arizona

  • Polls close: 2am, 9 November
  • When we could get results: earliest reports expected at 3am, final results expected within days
  • Results: TBC

Arkansas

  • Polls close: 1.30am, 9 November
  • When we could get results: results expected quickly, with the first batch around 2.15am. Most results expected to be announced by 5am
  • Results: TBC

California

  • Polls close: 4am, 9 November
  • When we could get results: some results are expected to be announced the same night. But likely to take until around 15 November to count a high number of mail-in votes.
  • Results: TBC

Colorado

  • Polls close: 2am, 9 November
  • When we could get results: initial results are expected by 3am, with the majority announced by 7am
  • Results: TBC

Connecticut

  • Polls close: 1am, 9 November
  • When we could get results: majority of voted expected to be reported by around 6am, however cities may take a few days to declare
  • Results: TBC

Delaware

  • Polls close: 1am, 9 November
  • When we could get results: results will start being reported immediately after polls close, with most votes expected by 5am
  • Results: TBC

District of Columbia

  • Polls close: 1am, 9 November
  • When we could get results: majority of votes are mail-in ballots, meaning that it may take a couple of days to finish counting. We should expect results by 15 November.
  • Results: TBC

Florida

  • Polls close: 12am, 9 November; 1am, 9 November in the Panhandle
  • When we could get results: results are expected quickly as mail-in votes and early votes must be counted within 30 minutes of the polls closing. We should know Florida’s full results, including in-person ballots, a few hours after the polls close.
  • Results: TBC

Georgia

  • Polls close: 12am, 9 November
  • When we could get results: full results are expected to be announced by 10pm, 10 November
  • Results: TBC

Hawaii

  • Polls close: 5am, 9 November
  • When we could get results: final results expected by early morning 10 November
  • Results: TBC
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Idaho

  • Polls close: 3am, 9 November; 4am, 9 November in the Panhandle
  • When we could get results: initial results by 4am, with majority expected by around 9am
  • Results: TBC

Illinois

  • Polls close: 1am, 9 November
  • When we could get results: majority of results expected within a few hours, but larger cities may take up to a week to count. Full results confirmed after 22 November.
  • Results: TBC

Indiana

  • Polls close: 11pm, 8 November; 12am, 9 November in northwest and southwest corners
  • When we could get results: most votes expected to be counted on the same night, and reported within 24 hours of polls closing
  • Results: TBC

Iowa

  • Polls close: 2am, 9 November
  • When we could get results: majority of ballots to be counted on the same night, with results historically reported by around 7am
  • Results: TBC

Kansas

  • Polls close: 1am, 9 November; 2am, 9 November in a few western counties
  • When we could get results: most voted to be counted after polls close, with reporting taking place around 7am. Postal votes may take longer, with final ballots received by 11 November
  • Results: TBC

Kentucky

  • Polls close: 11pm, 8 November; 12am, 9 November in west of the state
  • When we could get results: results are expected to be reported within a few hours of polls closing. Historical vote counting has seen most votes counted by around 7am.
  • Results: TBC

Louisiana

  • Polls close: 2am, 9 November
  • When we could get results: timings are unconfirmed but Louisiana is usually reports a majority of the ballots within a few hours of polls closing
  • Results: TBC

Maine

  • Polls close: 1am, 9 November
  • When we could get results: unofficial results likely to be reported the same night, official results must be confirmed by 11 November.
  • Results: TBC

Maryland

  • Polls close: 1am, 9 November
  • When we could get results: some results from early voting and mail-in ballots expected shortly after polls close. Election day ballots expected within a few hours. Other mail-in and early ballots will have to wait until 10 November at the earliest
  • Results: TBC

Massachusetts

  • Polls close: 1am, 9 November
  • When we could get results: all ballots expected to be reported on election night, within a few hours of polls closing
  • Results: TBC

Michigan

  • Polls close: 1am, 9 November; 2am, 9 November in the Upper Peninsula
  • When we could get results: full results expected at around 1am, 10 November.
  • Results: TBC

Minnesota

  • Polls close: 2am, 9 November
  • When we could get results: initial results expected 15 minutes after polls close, full results expected by 6am.
  • Results: TBC

Mississippi

  • Polls close: 1am, 9 November
  • When we could get results: majority of results expected a few hours after polls close
  • Results: TBC

Missouri

  • Polls close: 1am, 9 November
  • When we could get results: full results expected a few hours after polls close
  • Results: TBC

Montana

  • Polls close: 3am, 9 November
  • When we could get results: initial results expected shortly after 3am, with further updates over the next few days
  • Results: TBC

Nebraska

  • Polls close: 2am, 9 November
  • When we could get results: majority of votes are expected to be reported by 6am, with further updates on 11 November
  • Results: TBC

Nevada

  • Polls close: 3am, 9 November
  • When we could get results: vote reporting cannot begin until the last person in line to vote has done so, which could be hours after the polls officially close. At hat point, results are expected to come in, however it may take a few days for postal and early votes to be counted
  • Results: TBC

New Hampshire

  • Polls close: 12am - 1am, 9 November
  • When we could get results: unofficial results expected on the same evening, with confirmations coming within the next few days
  • Results: TBC

New Jersey

  • Polls close: 1am, 9 November
  • When we could get results: most ballot expected to be reported on the same evening, but confirmation of some postal votes won’t come through until at least 14 November
  • Results: TBC

New Mexico

  • Polls close: 2am, 9 November
  • When we could get results: almost all final results expected within a few hours of polls closing, with the first announcements expected shortly after 2am
  • Results: TBC

New York

  • Polls close: 2am, 9 November
  • When we could get results: New York City results expected around 2.30pm, with the rest of the state coming in throughout the evening
  • Results: TBC

North Carolina

  • Polls close: 12.30am, 9 November
  • When we could get results: majority of votes are expected to be reported by around 2am, with further updates throughout the night from 2.30am
  • Results: TBC

North Dakota

  • Polls close: 1am, 9 November; 2am, 9 November in southwest corner
  • When we could get results: initial results expected at around 2am, with most results aiming to be reported by 5am
  • Results: TBC

Ohio

  • Polls close: 12.30am, 9 November
  • When we could get results: some results expected within a few hours of the polls closing. More mail-in ballots could be counted by 18 November at the earliest
  • Results: TBC

Oklahoma

  • Polls close: 1am, 9 November
  • When we could get results: first batch of results expected 10 minutes after polls close - majority of results expected to be reported by 6am
  • Results: TBC

Oregon

  • Polls close: 3am - 4am, 9 November
  • When we could get results: most results expected to take place on the same evening, however mailed ballots may take up until 15 November at the earliest
  • Results: TBC

Pennsylvania

  • Polls close: 1am, 9 November
  • When we could get results: on-the-day ballots expected to be reported on election night, but absentee votes could be counted up until Wednesday evening
  • Results: TBC

Rhode Island

  • Polls close: 1am, 9 November
  • When we could get results: initial results expected shortly after polls close, with the majority of votes to be reported by 3am
  • Results: TBC

South Carolina

  • Polls close: 12am, 9 November
  • When we could get results: full results expected to be reported within the hours following the closure of polls
  • Results: TBC

South Dakota

  • Polls close: 1am, 9 November in the east of the state; 2am, 9 November in the west of the state
  • When we could get results: reporting can only begin after the final poll closes, but the majority of results are expected within the hours following this
  • Results: TBC

Tennessee

  • Polls close: 1am, 9 November
  • When we could get results: almost all results expected to be reported within the hours following polls closing
  • Results: TBC

Texas

  • Polls close: 1am, 9 November; 2am, 9 November in western tip
  • When we could get results: unofficial results expected within 24 hours of polls closing, with postal ballots being counted by 10 November
  • Results: TBC

Utah

  • Polls close: 3am, 9 November
  • When we could get results: results are expected much slower than other states - almost all votes are postal and reporting can take up until 22 November
  • Results: TBC

Vermont

  • Polls close: 12am, 9 November
  • When we could get results: first results are expected at around 12.30am, with almost all unofficial results completed by around 5am
  • Results: TBC

Virginia

  • Polls close: 12am, 9 November
  • When we could get results: results will update regularly throughout election night, with the majority expected to declare. Mail ballots could take a little long, with results reported next week
  • Results: TBC

Washington

  • Polls close: 4am, 9 November
  • When we could get results: final result won’t be reported until 29 November - a majority of the votes are postal ballots, with around 40-50% of the vote expected to be reported throughout election night
  • Results: TBC

West Virginia

  • Polls close: 12.30am, 9 November
  • When we could get results: majority of results expected by 6am, however the winner may not be known until all postal votes have been counted on 14 November
  • Results: TBC

Wisconsin

  • Polls close: 2am, 9 November
  • When we could get results: majority of results are expected within a few hours of polls closing, stretching into 9 November
  • Results: TBC

Wyoming

  • Polls close: 2am, 9 November
  • When we could get results: first batch of results expected by around 3am, with the majority of results reported by 7am
  • Results: TBC