2018 US midterm elections

Posted : 2018-11-05 10:57 Updated : 2018-11-28 10:34
Jack Gavin, of West Caldwell, New Jersey, poses with some of the buttons he gave away during a get-out-the-vote rally with Democratic congressional candidate Mikie Sherrill, who is running to represent New Jersey's 11th district, in Livingston, New Jersey, USA, 04 November 2018. Sherrill, one of a record number of women running for office this year, is facing Republican congressional candidate Jay Webber in the11th district, a traditionally Republican district, in the midterm election on 06 November 2018. EPA

People stand in line for President Donald Trump's campaign rally at the Hertz Arena on October 31, 2018 in Estero, Florida. AFP

A girl takes a candy break as her mother listens to Stacey Abrams, Democratic gubernatorial candidate for Georgia, in Riverdale, Georgia, October 27, 2018 ahead of the midterm elections. Photo taken October 27, 2018. Reuters

Voters wait in a line to cast their ballots on the last day of early voting at the Green Hills Library in Nashville, Tennessee, USA, 01 November 2018. More than one million voters went to the polls during the early voting period. It was an unusually high turnout for a midterm election because of a race between Democrat Phil Bredesen and Republican Marsha Blackburn for an open US Senate Seat that could determine the balance of power in the body. EPA

In this Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018 photo, wristbands to encourage students to vote are seen on a table at a voting information booth during a Vote for Our Lives event at the University of Central Florida in Orlando, Fla. Nine months after 17 classmates and teachers were gunned down at their Florida school, Parkland students are finally facing the moment they've been leading up to with marches, school walkouts and voter-registration events throughout the country: their first Election Day. AP

In this file photo taken on November 2, 2018, former US President Barack Obama addresses the crowd in support of Georgia Democratic Gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams (L) during a campaign rally at Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia. AFP

Supporters react as Former President Barack Obama (not pictured) campaigns for Georgia Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Stacey Abrams (not pictured) in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, 02 November 2018. EPA

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally on November 2, 2018 at Southport High School in Indianapolis, Indiana.AFP

A young supporter listens to Republican Senate candidate Bob Hugin talk to volunteers and supporters during a small get-out-the-vote rally in support of Hugin at the Monmouth County Republican Committee headquarters in Colts New, New Jersey, USA, 03 November 2018. EPA

Charles Cannizzaro, left, and Ethan Cho, volunteers working for Young Kim, a candidate running for a U.S. House seat in the 39th District in California, call potential voters Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018, in Rowland Heights, Calif. AP

Pumpkins that spell the word vote are seen before Democratic candidate for Wisconsin Governor, Tony Evers speaks to supporters at the Racine County Democratic office on November 4, 2018 in Racine, Wisconsin. AFP

U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN), Republican candidate for U.S. Senate, greets supporters during a volunteer thank you breakfast at Fox's Donut Den, November 3, 2018 in Nashville, Tennessee. AFP

U.S. Senate candidate Rep. Beto O'Rourke (D-TX) (C) talks with his daughter Molly, 10, while his wife Amy Sanders (L) talks to voters while taking a break from canvassing to eat lunch at a Whataburger November 3, 2018 in Dallas, Texas. AFP

People vote at outdoor booths during early voting for the mid-term elections in Pasadena, California on November 3, 2018. AFP

A campaign button worn by Rep. Dwight Evans as Governor Tom Wolf, Senator Bob Casey and Lieutenant Governor candidate John Fetterman, joined by local Democrats and Democratic candidates campaign for the reelection incumbents Wolf and Casey during a bus tour stop in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, 03 November 2018. EPA

A vendor sells souvenirs outside of a US President Donald J. Trump 'Make America Great Again' rally supporting Marsha Blackburn's campaign for the US Senate seat at McKenzie Arena in Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA, 04 November 2018. EPA

Supporters pose with 'Betosaurs' during a rally for U.S. Senate candidate Rep. Beto O'Rourke (D-TX) at the Pan American Neighborhood Park November 01, 2018 in Austin, Texas. AFP

Campaign workers with Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) block a protester at a stop on a motorcycle ride around the state ahead of the 2018 midterm elections in Beckely, West Virginia, U.S., November 4, 2018. Reuters

Former President Barack Obama speaks during a rally to support Indiana Democratic gubernatorial candidate Joe Donnelly at Genesis Convention Center in Gary, Ind., Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018. AP

Anti-Trump protestors, including students from University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, rally outside of McKenzie Arena, where U.S. President Donald Trump is holding a rally in support of Republican Senate candidate Rep. Marsha Blackburn, November 4, 2018 in Chattanooga, Tennessee. AFP

Supporters of President Trump, including a young girl in a 'Make America Great Again' hat, line up to get in to McKenzie Arena, where U.S. President Donald Trump is holding a rally in support of Republican Senate candidate Rep. Marsha Blackburn, November 4, 2018 in Chattanooga, Tennessee. AFP

U.S. President Donald Trump waves during a campaign rally for Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) and other Tennessee Republican candidates at the McKenzie Arena November 4, 2018 in Chattanooga, Tennessee. AFP

In this Oct. 10, 2018, file photo, a voter casts their ballot on the first day of early voting at the Hamilton County Board of Elections in Cincinnati. AP

Pauline Ferrell Monk stands on the side of the road campaigning for her son, Dana Ferrell (R-WV), who is running for the 39th House of Delegates, on Election Day on November 6, 2018 in Sissonville, West Virginia. AFP

Voters cast their ballot during the midterm elections at the Su Nueva Lavanderia in Chicago, Illinois, USA, 06 November 2018. All 435 members of the House of Representatives, 35 seats in the 100-member Senate and 36 out of 50 state governors are up for election. EPA

Voters cast their ballots in the 2018 midterm general election at St. Peter's in the Woods Church in Fairfax Station, Virginia USA, 06 November 2018. Voters across the nation are selecting who will represent them on local, state and national levels. EPA

Voters cast ballots for the midterm elections at a polling station set up at the West Des Moines Fire Station 18 in West Des Moines, Iowa, U.S., November 6, 2018. Reuters

"I Voted Today" stickers for the midterm elections are seen at a polling station in West Des Moines, Iowa, U.S., November 6, 2018. Reuters

Chris Ward holds his six-month-old daughter Delta while he votes at a polling station at Hillsboro Presbyterian Church on Election Day, November 6, 2018 in Nashville, Tennessee. AFP

Sarah Salem, 34, swims as voters cast their ballots at Echo Deep Pool Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, in Los Angeles. AP

Michael Weissig waits for Young Kim, a Republican Congressional candidate for the 39th Congressional District in California to make an appearance Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, in the Rowland Heights section of Los Angeles. AP

A staff member of Democratic U.S. Senator Bob Menendez prepares for his midterm election night party in Hoboken, New Jersey, U.S., November 6, 2018. Reuters

Mazeda Uddin and Marta Cualotuna celebratre the victory of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez at La Boom night club in Queens on November 6, 2018 in New York City. AFP

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) holds a news conference following the 2018 midterm elections at the Capitol Building on November 7, 2018 in Washington, DC. Republicans kept the Senate majority but lost control of the House to the Democrats. AFP

A White House staff member reaches for the microphone held by CNN's Jim Acosta as he questions U.S. President Donald Trump during a news conference following Tuesday's midterm U.S. congressional elections at the White House in Washington, U.S., November 7, 2018. Reuters