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Midterm Election FAQ

The New York Times published a page on their website called: “Everything You Need to Know for the Midterm Elections.” The page summarizes why your vote matters, when to vote, things to know if you are a Democrat, things to know if you are a Republican, and so on.

 

 

The Governmental Positions Up for Vote

The Congressional election takes place between Presidential elections. Here are the positions up for election this November:

  • 435 seats in the U.S. House of Representatives

  • 1/3 of all U.S. senators.

  • 36 state governors and 3 U.S. territory governors.

 

 

the key legislation passed this year

Vote Smart selects key votes that they highlight for the public to review based on the following criteria:

The vote must be helpful in portraying how a member stands on a particular issue, clear for any person to understand, has received media attention, and was passed or defeated by a very close margin

 

 

politics podcasts keep you up to date!

The NPR Politics Podcast is where NPR's political reporters talk to you like they talk to each other. With weekly roundups and quick takes on news of the day