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DrDoomz said:
Mr_Destiny said:

The GOP won the overall House popular vote by 6.8% in 2010 (Wikipedia), which everyone called a wave. So far, the Dems also lead by 6.8% (Cook Political Report, https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1WxDaxD5az6kdOjJncmGph37z0BPNhV1fNAH_g7IkpC0/edit#gid=0), and that will only go up as California counts its absentee and mail-in ballots. If you go by the 2010 standard, this election definitely counts as a wave.

Huh. Didn’t know the whole “wave” descriptor was based on popular vote. Thought it was based on seats won.

Learn something everyday.

Lol, it is based on seats won. They're going to twist whatever info they can to make it seem like big win. This was a normal mid-term in terms of the shift of power slightly.  By comparison, in 2010, the Reps picked up 63 seats in the House, Dems picked up just over half that, and Reps won 6 seats in the Senate, Dems just lost a seat.