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In 1918 Wilson's personal popularity was ebbing greatly due to America's entry into World War One. American's felt that he had broken his main campaign promise of keeping the US out of the war. This affected the Democrats to the point that they lost in total 22 seats to both the Progressives and the Republicans.


House of Representatives

Party Total Seats Change From 1916
Republican 198 +8
Democratic 168 -22
Progressive 67 +15
Prohibiton 1 +0
Independent 1 -1

Senate

Party Total Seats Change From 1916
Republican 42 0
Democratic 38 -4
Progressive 16 +4

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