All 435 seats of the House of Representatives, just over a third of the Senate and a number of key governor positions will be chosen. Nearly 250 million people in the United States are eligible to vote in critical midterm elections that will determine the makeup of the 118th US Congress. His Democratic Party has held slim majorities in the House of Representatives and the US Senate. list 3 of 3 US midterm elections: What are the key issues? All 435 seats in the US House of Representatives are up for re-election along with 35 seats in the Senate.
A second special Senate election fills the seat in California for six weeks between Election Day and the beginning of the new Congress. INTERACTIVE_US MIDTERMS_house of representatives Voters across all 50 states will elect legislators for the House of Representatives. INTERACTIVE_US MIDTERMS_SENATE_REVISED Vice President Kamala Harris, the leader of the Senate and a Democrat, casts the deciding vote in any 50-50 tie. INTERACTIVE_US MIDTERMS_governor elections6 The most critical non-federal elections this year will choose governors who run the executive branches of each state government.
Voters in 36 states and three territories — Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands and American Samoa — will elect governors in these midterm elections. INTERACTIVE_US MIDTERMS_GOVERNOR RESPONSIBILITIES How large is voter turnout in midterm elections? Voter turnout for midterm elections has hovered at about 40 percent of the voting-eligible population in recent elections. But ahead of the November 8 midterm elections that will determine control of Congress, voters clearly have one thing on their minds: their wallets. INTERACTIVE_US MIDTERMS_Key issues For each key issue, the October survey asked `if the election was held today, they would vote for _________ in their district.