Watch: Why a red wave didn't happen in the 2022 midterms

Nov. 11, 2022 AT 1:57 a.m. EST

Polls and political experts projected a possible red wave in Tuesday's midterm election. Republican candidates fell short of those predictions. The reasons why a red wave did not happen are still unfolding.

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