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Midterm Elections 2018

Coverage of the 2018 midterm elections: the House, Senate, ballot initiatives, and more.

Florida’s Bill Nelson would have likely beat Rick Scott if ex-felons had been able to vote

What’s happened with the outstanding midterm races in the last 48 hours

Andrew Gillum concedes Florida gubernatorial race

How Trump’s favored midterm candidates performed

Brian Kemp elected governor of Georgia after Democrat Stacey Abrams ends campaign

The real reason conservative critics love talking about Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s clothes

What the Amazon tax breaks really mean

“Maybe we want to make it just a little more difficult”: GOP senator on college students voting

Florida’s high-stakes recounts for governor and Senate, explained

How Trump-skeptical Republicans swung the 2018 midterms

Why the political fight in Georgia is far from over

Florida judge sides with Democrats, giving thousands a second chance to fix their ballots

This city just approved a new election system never tried before in America

The 2018 midterm races that still aren’t over

Democrats’ very limited options for stopping Mitch McConnell’s judicial onslaught

House Republicans have a new messenger: Liz Cheney

What the 2018 results tell us about 2020

Republicans just lost a Senate seat in Arizona because Trump is an egomaniac

One chart that shows racism has everything and nothing to do with Republican election wins

Democrats’ blue wave was much larger than early takes suggested

Congress’s leaders want a drama-free end to the year. Trump has other ideas.

The races that still haven’t been called in Florida and Georgia, explained

Arizona Republicans show losing an election with a little grace is still possible

5 signs Democrats were on track to flip the Arizona Senate seat this year

Kyrsten Sinema is the first Democrat to win an Arizona Senate seat in 30 years

No, John McCain did not make Republicans lose the House

Trump is lying about voter fraud in Florida, and media outlets are spreading it

The Florida voter fraud allegations, explained

The 2018 electorate was older, whiter, and better educated than in 2016

What the new Democratic House majority might actually pass on health care

Fossil fuel money crushed clean energy ballot initiatives across the country

Dana Rohrabacher, Putin’s favorite Congress member, just lost his House seat

The Arizona, Florida, and Georgia election recounts, explained

Florida begins recounts in governor and senate races

Trump voters stood by Trump in the midterms — but there just aren’t enough of them

Democrat Kyrsten Sinema widens lead in Arizona Senate race

Trump tweets about Arizona’s Senate race — and gets basic facts wrong

Black women turned electoral power into political power in 2018

Why Nancy Pelosi is still confident she’ll become House speaker

The strange argument that Democrats actually lost the midterms, debunked