Nine House seats have still not been decided, with a number of races in California and Arizona holding up a final count for House control.

If every one of these races holds as is, Democrats will net seven House seats this election. But that's a big if, as recounts and legal challenges loom in a number of them.

The closest races are currently for Rep. Dan Lungren (R-Calif.), who trails by 184 votes to Democratic challenger Ami BeraAmerish (Ami) Babulal BeraWeek ahead: Defense spending ties up budget talks Week ahead in defense: Spending fight consumes Congress Out of their lane: DC celebs go bowling for charity MORE, Rep. Mike McIntyre (D-N.C.), who clings to a 378-vote lead, and Rep. Brian Bilbray (R-Calif.), who trails by 685 votes to Democrat Scott Peters.

McIntyre, an eight-term lawmaker, is facing Republican challenger David Rouzer. Rouzer can call for a recount after the initial tally, due to the close margin of the vote. 

Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) also trails his opponent, Democratic rival Patrick Murphy, by less than 3,000 votes, with all precincts reporting. 

West on Wednesday said he was not conceding to Murphy and pledged to “pursue all legal means necessary” to ensure every ballot in the district was counted. Early projections on election night though said West would likely lose his seat.

In California, Mary Bono Mack (R-Calif.) trails Democrat Raul Ruiz by 4,557 votes.

Rep. Ron BarberRonald (Ron) Sylvester BarberPrinciples and actions mean more than Jeff Flake’s words Giffords to lawmakers avoiding town halls: 'Have some courage' Ten House seats Dems hope Trump will tilt MORE (D-Ariz.), in the seat once held by former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D), is narrowly trailing his opponent Martha McSally by a little more than 1,000 votes. 

Democratic candidates Ann KirkpatrickAnn KirkpatrickGold Star father attacked by Trump steps up role in Dem primaries House Dems highlight promising new candidates Vulnerable House incumbents build up war chests MORE and Kyrsten Sinema in Arizona and Julia BrownleyJulia Andrews BrownleyWorst engineering failure in U.S. history made us safer GOP leaders prevent votes to ban federal spending at Trump businesses Dem whip asks Ryan to allow floor votes on DACA this week MORE in California hold a narrow edge over their opponents.

The Associated Press on Wednesday called the race for Republican Rep. Dan BenishekDaniel (Dan) Joseph BenishekRepublican groups launch final ad blitz in key House battlegrounds Tea Party class reassesses record Michigan Republican to retire MORE in his Michigan race against Democrat Gary McDowell.

—This post has been updated to reflect Benishek's win.