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American Political Elections

A nonpartisan collection of information about elections, voting, and American political issues.

Midterm Elections 2018

Election day in 2018 was November 6, 2018. Most of the midterm elections occurred on this day.

What is a midterm election?

Though presidential elections occur every four years, midterm elections are held for the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives in addition to state and local elections.

Who is up for election in 2018?

  • U.S. Senate​​

33 of 100 seats were up for election in 2018. Find out more from Ballotpedia.

  • U.S. House of Representatives

All seats in the U.S. House of Representatives were up for election. Find out more from Ballotpedia.

  • State & Local Elections

Check your state's Secretary of State website for election details.