The midterm elections ushered in America's first-ever openly gay governor, as well as the country's first Native American congresswomen and first Muslim congresswomen.
The Democratic victory in the U.S. House of Representatives could echo from Moscow to Beijing to Riyadh, with empowered Democrats now able to launch new investigations into President Donald Trump's international business empire and his political dealings with the rest of the world.
The race to be Florida's next governor has drawn nationwide attention in this midterm election.
Thirty-six. That's how many governors' races are on the ballot Tuesday. So what themes and trends might emerge when all the ballots are counted? Here are five.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) predicted her party would take control of the House, while Republicans were cautiously optimistic about maintaining power in the Senate.
There are 36 elections for governor in 2018. See what the pros think and create your own forecast.
Much of the attention on Election Night will be on the battle for control in Congress, but there will also be 36 governors' races across the country.
The bruising race for governor of Georgia has been roiled by unsupported, eleventh-hour allegations from the Republican candidate, who is also the state’s chief election official, that Democrats sought to hack the voter registration system.
As voters and campaigns around the country get ready for Tuesday’s climactic midterm elections, the candidates for governor of Georgia are already preparing for four weeks of overtime.
Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp set off a political firestorm when his office, two days before an election in which he is a candidate, announced on Sunday morning that it had opened an investigation into the Georgia Democratic Party in connection with what it described as an attempted hack of the state's voter registration system.
Florida, again. The nation’s biggest swing state has two epic contests Tuesday, for governor and U.S. Senate, along with several races that could help determine who controls the U.S. House. As usual, they are critical to the national hopes of Democrats and Republicans. And, as usual, most are too close to call in a state with a rapidly changing population that somehow manages to produce cliffhangers every other November.
We tapped our network of political reporters and editors across the country to bring you an analysis of every one of the 36 gubernatorial races in 2018. Here's what they said.
Over the past decade, Republicans have made historic gains on the state level. Heading into the election, they control two-thirds of the governors' mansions. But this year the GOP is playing defense.
When it comes to gubernatorial races, Republicans say they’re victims of their own success from two great election cycles in a row. Going into 2018, Republicans control a near-record high of 33 governor’s mansions, including a number in blue and swing states.