The bottomline on total votes for Congressional candidates across the country still hasn't been entirely reached, but analysis by the WashPost shows that Democrats have the edge in total cumulative votes in all U.S. House races -- 49% for Democrats to 48.2% for Republicans. Yet it 'pears that Republicans will have a 233-195 advantage over Democrats in the next Congress.
Behold gerrymandering! Thy works are mighty to thwart the will of the people. The will of the people? Why, yes, divined most clearly from the resounding reelection of the president and the increased muscle of the Democrats in the U.S. Senate. You can't gerrymander for those races.
Adam Serwer (and his co-authors) delves into this issue in Mother Jones, for which this very instructive graphic was produced as illustration (hattip:SR):