2018 Midterm Elections
California's Blue Wave Arrived Weeks After Election Day. Here's How Trump And Election Law Changes Helped Democrats Win.
"There were so many ballots being returned to some polling places that the boxes were not large enough to hold them."
Democrats Have Officially Gained 40 Seats In The House Of Representatives
A win in California cements a huge election for Democrats in Congress.
Stacey Abrams' Georgia Voters "Knew It Was Going To Happen"
Abrams tried. But ultimately she could not, for now, preserve her supporters' idea of democracy in Georgia.
Florida's Messy Senate Recount Is Over And The Republican Has Won
After days of multiple recounts, lawsuits, and protests, the race is over.
Democrats And Republicans Are Uniting Over What A Mess The Florida Election Recounts Are
If the election doesn't go one way or another, that's fair, one voter said. "But to have all this chaos, it’s just not democracy," she added.
A Federal Judge In Florida Has Ruled Ballots That Arrived Too Late In The Mail Won’t Count
"The state’s regulatory interest is sufficient to justify the deadline.”
Stacey Abrams Has Effectively Ended Her Campaign For Governor In Georgia
But Abrams did not end her fight against voter suppression, with a speech condemning Republican Brian Kemp.
Here’s What’s Happening In The Florida Senate Race — And Why The Republican Will Probably Win
Florida’s midterm election recounts have gotten a bit confusing. Here’s where things stand.
Opinion: The Rainbow Wave Arrived In 2018, And It Will Change Our Politics
A record number of openly gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender people were elected in the midterms, despite Republican efforts to turn back the clock.
Opinion: Voting Is Broken By Design
Low turnout makes it easier for incumbents and the well-connected to win elections in red, blue, and purple states.
Democrat Kyrsten Sinema, The First Openly Bisexual Person Elected To Congress, Has Won Arizona's Senate Race
The race had become one of the most widely watched contests of the 2018 midterm elections.
Trump Is Tweeting Bogus Claims Of Voter Fraud. Here’s How His False Claims Echo Online Conspiracies.
"It's more likely that people are stricken by lightning than if they impersonate someone at the polls."
Republican Gov. Rick Scott Was Just Sued Over His Role In The Florida Recount
“No man should be a judge in his own cause,” said voter rights groups in a lawsuit alleging Scott illegally abused his power as governor.
A Judge In Florida Just Ruled Against Gov. Rick Scott’s Request To Impound Ballots In A Big, Democratic County
Judge Jack Tuter rejected Gov. Rick Scott’s request to impound ballots, but supported a plan by both sides to enhance security at an elections office in Broward County for “an additional layer of confidence.”
"Putin's Favorite Congressman" Has Finally Lost His Reelection Bid After 15 Terms In Office
California Rep. Dana Rohrabacher lost to Democratic challenger Harley Rouda Saturday night.
Florida Just Ordered A Recount Because Major Midterm Races Are So Close
Both the closely watched Senate and governor’s races will be recounted, while Trump, without evidence, continued to accuse Democrats of trying to “steal” the elections.
Florida Is A Giant Mess Again And Lawsuits Are Flying Ahead Of Possible Recounts
Republicans say local officials have committed “fraud,” while Democrats say the state is planning to undercount young voters and racial minorities.
Stacey Abrams Isn’t Giving Up On Her Campaign For Governor In Georgia
Georgia’s race for governor has been overshadowed with allegations of voter disenfranchisement.
Lucy McBath Ran For Congress After Her Son's Murder And Won
McBath defeated Republican Karen Handel in Georgia's 6th District.
Democrats See A 2020 Path In The Midwest With Amy Klobuchar And Sherrod Brown
The Democratic senators from Ohio and Minnesota are suddenly looking like brighter prospects for their party after the midterm results.
Beto Voters In Texas Aren’t Heartbroken — They’re Ready For The Next Fight
“We awoke a beast. It’s not going back to sleep again.”
A Missouri Republican Who Was Called "Racist" And "Homophobic" By His Children Has Lost His Election
“I can’t imagine him being in any level of government," the daughter of candidate Steve West said.
Donald Trump Is Ready To “Fight Fire With Fire” In The New Phase Of His Presidency
The president has forced out Jeff Sessions. He is threatening Democrats and railing against reporters and the Republicans he thinks have done him wrong.
These Are The Trumpiest Congressional Districts in America
In these 15 House districts, the Trump wave is no fluke.
The March For Our Lives Activists Began Election Day Hopeful. The Night Ended In Tears.
“I’m shaking with anger right now.”
Election Officials Asked Twitter To Remove A Video Falsely Claiming Voter Fraud, But The Company Refuses
“Twitter’s open and real-time nature is a powerful antidote to the spreading of all types of false information,” a spokesperson said.
Nancy Pelosi Is Likely Going To Be House Speaker Again, Despite All That Talk Of A Revolution
“She’s the default speaker.”
This Teen's Dramatic Reaction To A Guy At A GOP Election Party Went Viral, But This Is What Actually Happened
Turns out, the woman is Ellie Delgado, a 17-year-old who was having a normal night with her dad.
Trump Accused A Black Reporter Of Racism After She Asked Him About White Nationalism
The president also dodged questions on voter suppression and anti-Semitism.
A Mississippi Man Lost His Nursing Job After He Wore A Violently Racist Shirt To Vote In The Midterms
He’s a registered nurse and former police officer, and his employer subsequently fired him after an investigation.