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The 2018 Midterm Elections

The Beginner's Guide to the Midterm Elections

With a handful of historic elections set to happen across the country, your vote matters now more than ever.

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One Week Post-Midterms Here's What We Know

A pink wave—and a blue wave—swarmed the shore.

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How Ilhan Omar's Speech Started Is Important

She's one of the first two Muslim women in Congress—ever.

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You Should Get a Dog! A Retired Greyhound!
Now that Florida has voted to ban dog racing, plenty of these leggy …
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What the Election Results Mean for Abortion

There's some good news and some bad news. But mostly good.

From explainers to essays, cheat sheets to candidate analysis, we're breaking down exactly what you need to know about this year's midterms.

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Women Won Big Last Night. Now It's Time to Get to Work

We can't allow a one-time wave to fool us into thinking we've achieved equality.

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Deb Haaland Is Poised to Be the First Native American Woman in Congress
In a record year for diverse candidates, Deb Haaland is likely to win her seat to represent New Mexico—and indigenous people nationwide…
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Gretchen Whitmer Is Ready for the Top Job

The Michigan Democrat has spent two decades in state politics—and it looks like she's heading to the Governor's Mansion.

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Olivia Wilde's Mom, Leslie Cockburn, Is Running for Congress in Virginia

The award-winning journalist is an icon in her own right.

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Yes, Voting Is Your Civic Duty, But It Also Feels Great

The Boxers share Election Day memories and encourage you to make some of your own.

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Terrifying Things That Could Happen If You Don't Vote

Some of these possibilities are downright chilling.

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The 2018 Midterm Elections, by the Numbers

If anyone tries to tell you this election isn't a revolution, show them these statistics.

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This Nonprofit Is Sending Pizzas to Busy Polling Places

It's the cheesiest way to get people to vote.

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50 Influential Women on Why They're Voting in the 2018 Midterm Elections

“I vote because I’m American. It is my birthright. It is my super power.”

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An Open Letter to Asian American Voters

If we show up, it could determine which party takes control of Congress.