Tomorrow, November 6th is Election Day. Midterm elections are named as such because they will take place in the middle of the current President’s term.
USA.gov provides a plethora of information on voting, where to vote, and a list of the upcoming elections and other valuable information. Visit https://www.usa.gov/midterm-state-and-local-elections for more information in addition to the summary below.
Upcoming Elections for 2018
While 2018 is not a presidential election year, there are many federal, state, and local races. These include:
- All 435 seats in the U.S. House of Representatives
- One-third of all U.S. senators. See which senators are up for re-election or plan to leave office.
- Thirty-six state governors and three U.S. territory governors. See which states have elections for governor this year.
- Many city mayors. See which cities have mayoral elections this year.
Your state or local election office is the best source of information on elections in your area. Many election offices make periodic updates to their websites. These include upcoming races, the candidates, and primary election dates. The U.S. Vote Foundation is another source for election dates and deadlines.
Please take time out of your day and exercise your right to vote.