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In pictures: Election Day in the U.S.

Democrats rode a wave of dissatisfaction with U.S. President Donald Trump to win control of the House of Representatives on Tuesday, while Trump and his fellow Republicans expanded their majority in the Senate following a divisive campaign marked by fierce clashes over race, immigration and other cultural issues. Here is a sample of some of the best photos from Election Day.

A rainbow forms over the U.S. Capitol as evening sets on midterm Election Day in Washington on Tuesday.
A rainbow forms over the U.S. Capitol as evening sets on midterm Election Day in Washington on Tuesday. | REUTERS
Voters line up to cast their ballots shortly before the polls open in the midterm elections at First Church in Owasso, Oklahoma, on Tuesday.
Voters line up to cast their ballots shortly before the polls open in the midterm elections at First Church in Owasso, Oklahoma, on Tuesday. | TULSA WORLD / VIA AP
Kristen Leach votes with her 6-month-old daughter, Nora, on Election Day in Atlanta.
Kristen Leach votes with her 6-month-old daughter, Nora, on Election Day in Atlanta. | AP
A voter waits for assistance from a volunteer at the Tuttle Park Recreation Center in Columbus, Ohio, on Tuesday.
A voter waits for assistance from a volunteer at the Tuttle Park Recreation Center in Columbus, Ohio, on Tuesday. | AP
A line of voters backs up into a parking garage outside a polling site on Election Day in Atlanta on Tuesday.
A line of voters backs up into a parking garage outside a polling site on Election Day in Atlanta on Tuesday. | AP
An attendee dressed as Uncle Sam holds a flag in support of U.S. President Donald Trump during an election night rally for Senator-elect Mike Braun, a Republican from Indiana, in Indianapolis on Tuesday.
An attendee dressed as Uncle Sam holds a flag in support of U.S. President Donald Trump during an election night rally for Senator-elect Mike Braun, a Republican from Indiana, in Indianapolis on Tuesday. | BLOOMBERG
A man holds up a T-shirt at the midterm election night party for Republican gubernatorial candidate Ron DeSantis in Orlando, Florida, on Tuesday. DeSantis won his contest.
A man holds up a T-shirt at the midterm election night party for Republican gubernatorial candidate Ron DeSantis in Orlando, Florida, on Tuesday. DeSantis won his contest. | REUTERS
Attendees celebrate poll results during an election night rally for Republican Florida Gov. Rick Scott, who was running for U.S. Senate, in Naples, Florida, on Tuesday.
Attendees celebrate poll results during an election night rally for Republican Florida Gov. Rick Scott, who was running for U.S. Senate, in Naples, Florida, on Tuesday. | REUTERS
U.S. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi reacts to midterm elections results at a Democratic election night rally in Washington on Tuesday.
U.S. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi reacts to midterm elections results at a Democratic election night rally in Washington on Tuesday. | REUTERS
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U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke, the 2018 Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate in Texas, makes his concession speech at his election night party Tuesday in El Paso. | AP
Republican U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz pumps his fist next to his wife, Heidi, as he speaks at his midterm election night party in Houston on Tuesday. Cruz was re-elected in a close race.
Republican U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz pumps his fist next to his wife, Heidi, as he speaks at his midterm election night party in Houston on Tuesday. Cruz was re-elected in a close race. | REUTERS
Ilhan Omar poses for a selfies with supporters after her victory Tuesday, in Minneapolis. Omar is poised to become the first Somali-American elected to Congress.
Ilhan Omar poses for a selfies with supporters after her victory Tuesday, in Minneapolis. Omar is poised to become the first Somali-American elected to Congress. | STAR TRIBUNE / VIA AP
Florida Republican gubernatorial candidate Ron DeSantis speaks alongside his wife, Casey, at his midterm election night party in Orlando on Tuesday. DeSantis defeated his Democratic rival in the vote.
Florida Republican gubernatorial candidate Ron DeSantis speaks alongside his wife, Casey, at his midterm election night party in Orlando on Tuesday. DeSantis defeated his Democratic rival in the vote. | REUTERS
U.S. Democratic congressional candidate Deb Haaland, who became the first Native American woman in the U.S. House of Representatives, hugs Dottie Tiger at a midterm elections night party in Albuquerque, New Mexico, on Tuesday.
U.S. Democratic congressional candidate Deb Haaland, who became the first Native American woman in the U.S. House of Representatives, hugs Dottie Tiger at a midterm elections night party in Albuquerque, New Mexico, on Tuesday. | REUTERS
Republican Rep. Marsha Blackburn speaks to supporters after she was declared the winner over former Gov. Phil Bredesen in their race for the U.S. Senate on Tuesday in Franklin, Tennessee.
Republican Rep. Marsha Blackburn speaks to supporters after she was declared the winner over former Gov. Phil Bredesen in their race for the U.S. Senate on Tuesday in Franklin, Tennessee. | AP