MIDTERMS 2018: Election Analysis
On November 6, 2018, millions of Americans cast their ballots in the Midterm elections in a response to Trump’s presidency. While the Democrats’ high voter turnout propelled them to a gain of over 30 seats in the House, a heavily unfavorable electoral map led them to lose ground in the Senate.
What political factors led to these results? How do race, gender, and ideology come into play? And what do these results tell us about Trump, the GOP, and the future of the Democratic Party?