Despite all of the U.S. media’s fanfare about Tuesday’s midterm elections, most eligible voters likely will duck their civic duties on Election Day. Historically, nearly one-third fewer U.S. voters show up to the polls during a midterm election than a…
By Connie Cass, Associated Press
How will you know who won Tuesday's elections? County and state governments count the votes and eventually certify the results. But that can take weeks. Americans are used to learning most of their winners on election night, whether the news…
Much of the analysis after the 2012 presidential election focused on how the Obama campaign had made better use of technology than the Romney campaign to get its supporters to the polls. So how are both major parties doing this…
By Steve Peoples, Associated Press
He is not on the ballot, but President Barack Obama was the focus in a final-weekend clash between candidates and party leaders as an increasingly confident Republican Party eyes control of Congress two days before Election Day.
By Philip Elliott, Associated Press
The 1.6 million-member American Federation of Teachers plans to spend $20 million on this year's elections - a record for it. The 3 million-member National Education Association has sent almost $8 million to political allies such as the Democratic Governors…
How much does a having a popular family name matter in politics? At least three dozen members of Congress have had family members who've held office before them. And as numerous incumbents see their political futures in jeopardy, NewsHour's Jeff…
If you happen to be running for political office, your family name can be an asset -- especially if you live in one of the battleground states in this year's midterm elections.
By PBS NewsHour
Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Judy Woodruff to preview next week’s midterm elections and discuss the current mood and priorities of American voters.
By Anya van Wagtendonk
Minnesota's U.S. Senate candidates will meet for one last debate at 8 p.m. EST (7 p.m. CT) on Sunday, Nov. 2, just two days out from Election Day.
By Nicholas Riccardi, Jennifer Agiesta, Associated Press
DENVER — As a season of campaigning enters its intense final weekend, a new Associated Press-GfK poll illustrates the challenge ahead for candidates and their allies trying to rally voters around traditional wedge issues such as abortion and gay marriage.
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