A Democrat on Tuesday won a State Senate seat long held by Republicans in western Wisconsin, and some saw it as a sign of worry for Republicans in elections ahead.
A panel of judges agreed to count a challenged ballot for the Republican incumbent, so control of the House of Delegates may be decided in a drawing.
Republicans appear to have lost control of the House of Delegates in a nail-biting recount that produced a 50-50 division in the Legislature.
In a tweet, President Trump congratulated Mr. Jones on his victory and called write-in votes “ a very big factor” in the outcome.
The election of President Trump, the Women’s March and a flood of sexual assault charges against powerful men have combined to build a wave of political activism among women.
Minnesotans reeled over the news that their senator had become the latest politician accused of mistreating women, though many stopped short of calling for his resignation.