What are the midterm elections?
Midterm elections in the United States are the general elections held in November every four years, near the midpoint of a president's four-year term of office. The next midterm election will be taking place on November 6, 2018.
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Facts about the midterm elections:
While 2018 was not a presidential election year, there were many races at the federal, state, and local level including:
All 435 seats in the U.S. House of Representatives
One-third of all U.S. senators
Thirty-six state governors and three U.S. territory governors
Many city mayors
The outcome of the midterm elections were incredibly important as it will shape the American political landscape for many years to come. Read more articles on why the midterm election were so important: