2018 Midterms

Women Running For Congress Are The Literal Breadwinners Of The 2018 Midterms

ByHannah Golden
For someone who's never run for office before, 31-year-old Katie Hill is indisputably crushing it. As of Sept. 24, the Democrat, running for Congress in California's 25th district, had raised $2.4 million. That's almost double the $1.47 million that…

This Major Issue Is What's Driving 'Queer Eye' Star Jonathan Van Ness To The Polls — EXCLUSIVE

ByLilli Petersen
Your favorite hair-grooming-and-self-care-guru isn't just focused on making you a better person, but making the world a better place. It's no secret to anyone who follows Queer Eye star Jonathan Van Ness' social media accounts that his political…

Stacey Abrams Ended Her Bid For Georgia Governor With This Fired Up Message

ByChelsea Stewart
Ten days of post-election drama in Georgia have (kinda) come to an end. On Friday, Nov. 16 Democrat Stacey Abrams acknowledged that she couldn't win the race against Republican Brian Kemp, effectively ending her bid to become the next governor of…

These Still-Not-Called Midterm Races Are Giving Some Voters More Time To Get Their Vote Counted

ByShelby Black
While some states have closed the chapter to the 2018 midterm elections, other states haven't quite called it quits. This year's midterm elections resulted in some historic change, such as Democrats reclaiming the house and a record-number of women…

This Is The Deadline To Call Georgia's Governor Race, So Get That Popcorn Ready

ByChelsea Stewart
It's been more than a week since the Nov. 6 midterm elections, but there are some races that remain unsettled. One in particular that everyone has been fixated on is the gubernatorial race between Democrat Stacey Abrams and Republican Brian Kemp.…

This Expert Thinks Kavanaugh Could Be Impeached After the 2018 Midterms

ByHannah Golden
One of the most galvanizing figures undercutting the 2018 midterm elections on Tuesday was Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh. The confirmation of Kavanaugh to the nation's highest court in October became a lightning rod issue in the election's…

Democrats Are Already Talking About Looking At Trump's Finances After The Midterms

ByChelsea Stewart
Over the course of his presidency, Donald Trump has repeatedly refused to disclose his taxes and other financial information. But now, Democrats have seized control over half of Congress, which gives them the long-awaited power of subpoena and…

There's Hope For Gun Control After The 2018 Midterms

ByDaniella Bondar
It's become a tragically familiar story in America: A mass shooting has left a dozen people dead and sent the country into mourning, again. Late on Wednesday, Nov. 7, a shooter opened fire in a bar in Thousand Oaks, California, reportedly killing 12…

The Chances That Congress Will Impeach Trump Might've Gone Up, Thanks To The Midterms

ByHannah Golden
Developments in Washington D.C. this week are raising questions about the fate of President Donald Trump now that Democrats retook control of the House of Representatives in Tuesday's midterm election. As the political fallout ensues, one question…

Abortion Laws Could Be Seriously Different After The Midterms, So Here's What To Know

ByShelby Black
The fight for reproductive rights has never been an easy one, but as of Tuesday, Nov. 6, there are some victories — as well as some defeats. So, for those wondering what will happen to abortion laws after the midterms? Here are the major points to…

Millennials Made A Big Change In The Way They Voted In The 2018 Midterms

ByLara Walsh
After months of intense campaigning on both sides of the political spectrum, the midterms are finally over, and now the rest of us are dealing with the political hangover. Considering reports that millennials turned out in force to vote, you might…

These Two States Just Passed Measures That Could Seriously Impact Reproductive Rights

ByShelby Black
The November midterm elections have been on everyone's minds over the past few months, but as of Tuesday, Nov. 6 the polls have officially closed. Leading up to the midterm elections, initiatives ranging from LGBTQ+ to reproductive rights were on a…

Hillary Clinton Is Cheering For All The Women Who Won In The Midterms

ByChelsea Stewart
The midterm elections were truly historic events that perhaps no one really saw coming. There were a number a firsts, from Massachusetts electing its first black congresswoman to Kansas getting its first LGBT congressional representative. There were…

Sharice Davids Thinks Diversity Will Create More Trust In America, & She's Got A Point — EXCLUSIVE

ByHannah Golden
Tuesday, Nov. 6 was a historic night for women — especially for women of color. With the results of the 2018 midterm elections, Democrat Sharice Davids made history in Kansas' 3rd Congressional District. In an interview with Elite Daily following…

Twitter Is Supporting Christine Hallquist After Losing Her Bid For Governor

ByDaniella Bondar
The 2018 election cycle was particularly exciting. Fueled by the desire for change, an astounding number of history-making wins were set into motion. One of those notches on the wheel of progression was Christine Hallquist's primary win to snag the…

Twitter Is Completely Stunned By Trump's Wild Press Conference After The Midterms

ByDaniella Bondar
The midterm elections are over and now it's time to watch the current White House staff comment on the wins and losses. With the Republicans keeping the Senate and the Democrats taking the House, the country was waiting for President Donald Trump's…

Donald Trump Didn't Go To A Polling Place To Cast His Vote In The Midterms

ByChelsea Stewart
You (probably) voted. You know some of your peers voted. And you've likely seen dozens of celebrities post their "I Voted" stickers. But you're probably wondering: did Donald Trump vote in the 2018 midterms? After all, he seemed to tweet and talk…

These Reports About Millennial Turnout In The Midterms Are So Heartening

ByDaniella Bondar
Millennials might love any excuse to get a perfect Instagram shot, but the promise of an "I Voted" sticker selfie hasn't always been enough to get them to the polls. But that seems to have changed this year. How many millennials voted in the 2018…

Barack Obama Pointed Out Something So Major About The Midterm Election Victories

ByChelsea Stewart
The Democratic victory in the U.S. House of Representatives has seen mixed reactions so far. While some people reacted to the wins with shock and sadness, others have shared wildly enthusiastic reactions to the victory. In fact, President Barack…

Women Made History In The 2018 Elections For One Big, Important Reason

ByHannah Golden
Tuesday, Nov. 6 was anticipated to be one of the most pivotal elections in modern U.S. history. With political tensions high, the elections were seen as a litmus test for what direction the country might go — and who would chart that course. The…

The Georgia Governor's Race Might Come Down To A Runoff & The Tension Is Killing Me – UPDATE

ByChelsea Stewart
If you're wondering who won the Georgia governor race, I'm going to give it to you straight: It's not looking too good for Stacey Abrams, the Democrat campaigning to become the first-ever black female governor of Georgia, right now. As of Nov. 7,…

Ivanka Trump Is Calling America "The Real Winner" Of The Midterms For This Reason

ByDaniella Bondar
Everyone might've been distracted by the 2018 election results rolling in, but now that the dust is beginning to settle it's time to pay some mind to what the first family has to say about the election. Ivanka Trump's tweet after the 2018 midterms…