2018 Midterms

By Chelsea Stewart
If you thought the drama surrounding the 2018 midterm elections was over, well, you were wrong. Not only are conversations regarding the outcome of the races still going on, but it's been revealed that Florida didn't count thousands of ballots in…
By Shelby Black
As 2018 comes to a quick (and relieving) end, it's time to think towards the future. This year has been a tough one to say the least, but judging from the the results of the November midterm elections, it looks like we can expect some much needed…
By Chelsea 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…
By Shelby 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…
By Chelsea 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.…
By Hannah 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…
By Chelsea 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…
By Daniella 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…
By Hannah 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…
By Shelby 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…
By Lara 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…
By Shelby 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…
By Chelsea 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…
By Hannah 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…
By Daniella 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…
By Daniella 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…
By Chelsea 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…
By Daniella 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…
By Chelsea 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…
By Hannah 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…