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Nov 6, 2018, 7:00pm EST
  • November 7, 2018

    Voters just gave nearly 1 million workers a raise in 2 red states

    Ballot measures to raise the minimum wage had widespread support in Arkansas and Missouri.

  • November 7, 2018

    Scandal-plagued Republican Duncan Hunter wins with an Islamophobic campaign

    Hunter is under federal indictment on charges of campaign fraud.

  • November 7, 2018

    Marijuana legalization had a pretty good election night

    Full legalization won in Michigan, and medical legalization won in Missouri and Utah.

  • November 7, 2018

    Republican Josh Hawley defeats Sen. Claire McCaskill in Missouri Senate race

    McCaskill’s loss in Missouri is a serious blow to Senate Democrats.

  • November 7, 2018

    Kentucky clerk Kim Davis denied same-sex couples marriage licenses. She just lost reelection.

    Davis gained national notoriety for refusing to give marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

  • November 7, 2018

    Here are the governor seats Democrats have flipped so far in the 2018 elections

    Every governor seat Democrats have flipped in the midterm elections, in one post.

  • November 7, 2018

    California and Florida both pass animal welfare laws by a landslide

    Voters chose to require more space for farmed animals and to end commercial greyhound racing.

  • November 7, 2018

    Debbie Stabenow reelected to the Senate

    The blue wave crashes hard in Michigan.

  • November 7, 2018

    New Mexico elects Michelle Lujan Grisham as first Democratic Latina governor in the US

    Education, not immigration, was the top issue for voters in this border state.

  • November 7, 2018

    North Dakota votes against marijuana legalization, rejecting Measure 3

    The measure was an attempt to get marijuana legalization in a conservative state. It failed.

  • November 7, 2018

    Coca-Cola and Pepsi’s deceptive tactic to stop soda taxes worked in Washington state

    A ban on future soda taxes was approved under the guise of a "Yes! To Affordable Groceries" campaign.

  • November 7, 2018

    After months of attacks for his old rap career, Antonio Delgado is headed to Congress

    The New York Democrat defeated incumbent Rep. John Faso on Tuesday.

  • November 7, 2018

    Republican Mike DeWine elected governor of Ohio

    In a contentious battle for the seat, DeWine defeated Democrat Richard Cordray to retain the governor’s mansion under GOP control.

  • November 7, 2018

    It’s official: Democrats will control the House

    It’s a return to power after eight years in the minority.

  • November 7, 2018

    Washington votes to strengthen gun laws with Initiative 1639

    It was the only state ballot measure on guns this year — and it won.

  • November 7, 2018

    Abigail Spanberger elected to US House of Representatives: a Democrat just ousted a Tea Party star

    Dave Brat, once the face of the conservative insurgency, has lost reelection.

  • November 7, 2018

    Colorado passes Amendment A, voting to officially abolish prison slavery

    Two years after a similar amendment failed, voters approved a measure that will remove state language allowing forced prison labor without pay.

  • November 7, 2018

    California voters reject the tyranny of daylight saving clock changes

    Now, will the state legislature?

  • November 7, 2018

    Ned Lamont elected governor of Connecticut

    The Netroots have their revenge.

  • November 7, 2018

    Massachusetts votes to keep transgender protections with Question 3

    Midterm voters’ approval of Massachusetts Question 3 means transgender people will remain protected from discrimination.

  • November 7, 2018

    Mike Dunleavy elected governor of Alaska: rare 2018 pickup for Republicans

    The Republican beat Democrat Mark Begich in what was originally a three-way race with independent Gov. Bill Walker.

  • November 7, 2018

    Ron DeSantis solidly ahead in Florida governor’s race, headed for recount

    The Republican stayed close to Donald Trump, even amid troubling questions about his association with white nationalists.

  • November 7, 2018

    Democrat Deb Haaland’s win in New Mexico is historic

    Haaland is one of the first Native American women elected to Congress.

  • November 7, 2018

    Nevada just got rid of its “tampon tax”

    Advocates argued that the sales tax on tampons and pads was unfair to women.

  • November 7, 2018

    Utah votes to legalize medical marijuana with Proposition 2

    Medical marijuana is now legal in this dependably conservative state.

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