• Midterms 2018 LIVE: Follow along for live results and coverage of a wild election night

    9 days ago - By Business Insider

    The 2018 midterm elections are upon us, and the country is anxiously awaiting to hear the results of an array of consequential races nationwide.
    There's a lot at stake on Tuesday, November 6. If Democrats are able to retake either the House or Senate, it has major implications for President Donald Trump's agenda over the next two years.
    Most polling places open between 6 and 8 a.m. and close between 6 and 9 p.m. local time, but times vary based on location.
    It can take hours, days, and sometimes even weeks for results to come in.
    Follow our full coverage of the 2018 midterm elections here...
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  • Trump has the worst approval rating of any president in modern US history heading into their first midterm election

    Trump has the worst approval rating of any president in modern US history heading into their first midterm election

    9 days ago - By Business Insider

    President Donald Trump is historically unpopular heading in the 2018 midterm elections, with an approval rating of 40%.
    Based on data from Gallup , no other president in modern US history had such a low approval rating heading into their first midterm election.
    Trump will not be on the ballot on Election Day, which comes on Tuesday, November 6, but midterms often serve as a referendum on the president and their party.
    President Donald Trump is historically unpopular heading in the 2018 midterm elections, according to data from Gallup.
    The most recent polling from Gallup shows that just 40%...
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  • How to Get Updates on the 2018 Midterm Elections With or Without Cable TV

    How to Get Updates on the 2018 Midterm Elections With or Without Cable TV

    9 days ago - By Fortune

    Midterm elections typically aren't must see TV. And turnout is rarely on par with general elections. But the interest in the 2018 midterm races is staggering , as witnessed by the lines at most polling places on Election Day Tuesday morning.
    Both parties are keenly interested in whether Democrats will take the House or whether the GOP's base will remain in control. And news networks, along with plenty of other sources, are eager to keep voters up to date.
    Here's a list of when the networks will begin their wall-to-wall Election Day coverage, as well as other ways to get updates and stay...
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  • Millennials Might Finally Turn Out in Huge Numbers for the 2018 Midterm Elections

    9 days ago - By Fortune

    Election Day is upon us. And while the midterm results won't start trickling in until after 6 p.m. ET, there's one thing we do know: voter registration numbers are huge-and turnout is poised to be, too.
    Midterm elections are notoriously unpopular among Americans. In 2014, voter turnout was the lowest in 70 years, with just 36.4% of eligible voters casting a ballot. But people feel differently about this election, with more than half of Americans saying that the 2018 midterm election is more important than any other midterm in their lifetime .
    And there's a new sub-group showing enthusiasm...
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  • Stuck in a Long Line While Waiting to Vote in the Midterms? Here's How to Get a Free Pizza

    9 days ago - By Fortune

    Look, we get it. Voting is your civic duty, but waiting for an hour or more is not a lot of fun. And the lines for the 2018 midterm elections are even longer than normal. That can ruin your lunch hour.
    A nonprofit-and we're going to go ahead and declare it the best one ever-is making things a bit less frustrating, though, delivering free pizzas to people who are stuck in line waiting to vote.
    It's called Pizza to the Polls. And as of 11 a.m. ET, the group has sent out more than 1,500 pizzas to 112 polling places in 19 states. That's likely to increase sharply throughout the day .
    “Waiting...
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  • Some states including California let you register to vote on Election Day - here they all are

    9 days ago - By Chron

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    The 2018 midterm elections are on Tuesday, November 6.
    Most states require voters to register in advance of Election Day.
    But more than a dozen states allow you to register to vote on Election Day in some circumstances.
    Check your state's voter registration rules for instructions on how to register.
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  • Here's what every major Wall Street firm expects from the election and how to play it

    9 days ago - By CNBC

    Wall Street's major research firms are advising clients on what they expect from the 2018 midterm elections and how to play the market based on those outcomes.
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  • People are bringing their pups to the polls on Election Day and the dogs are having a blast

    People are bringing their pups to the polls on Election Day and the dogs are having a blast

    9 days ago - By Business Insider

    People are bringing their dogs to polling places while voting in the 2018 midterm elections .
    The dogs are living their best lives.
    Here are photos of dogs getting excited about democracy.
    Voting is a right reserved for humans, but dogs can still get in on the fun.
    As polls opened for the 2018 midterm elections, people began bringing their dogs along with them to vote.
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