VOTING in the US midterm elections is now underway after weeks of heavy campaigning. Here is what you need to know about how the election is going — and the impact it could have. When are the US midterm elections 2018? The 2018 US midterm elections are mostly being held today, November 6. Voters will decide 35 of the 100 seats in the US Senate – the 33 in Senate Class 1, plus two special elections. Senators serve terms of six years, with a third of the Senate being re-elected every two years. This year vacant seats must also be filled in Minnesota and Mississippi. The midterms will also decide who makes up all 435 members of the US House of Representatives, the lower chamber of Congress. How could the midterms affect Donald Trump? The midterm elections are being held halfway through Donald Trump's presidential term, and the make-up of Congress's two chambers could impact his ability to govern. Of the 35 Senate seats up for election this year, 26 are held by Democrats … [Read more...] about When are the US midterm elections 2018, how could the result affect Donald Trump and what do the most recent polls predict?
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POLITICS 06/26/2018 10:32 pm ET Romney is heavily favored to win against Democrat Jenny Wilson in November. By Eliot Nelson Former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney cruised to victory in Utah’s GOP Senate primary Tuesday, making him the strong favorite to replace Sen. Orrin Hatch (R), who announced his retirement this year after over 40 years of service in the upper chamber. Romney, the GOP’s presidential candidate in 2012, bested state Rep. Mike Kennedy, who, despite Romney’s commanding lead in the polls, forced Romney into a runoff after delegates at the state’s Republican convention in April awarded Kennedy a narrow victory. Accusations of carpetbagging dogged Romney for much of the campaign. Though Romney is very popular in the state, owing both to his work on the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City and his status as the country’s most well-known Mormon politician (over 50 percent of Utah’s population identifies as … [Read more...] about Mitt Romney Cruises To Victory In Utah GOP Senate Primary
World International Affairs Kem Sokha, Cambodia’s main political opposition leader who was jailed during a crackdown against the rivals of incumbent Prime Minister Hun Sen in September 2017, has been denied medical attention during his months in prison, according to his daughter Monovithya. “My father’s health is not doing well. He needed bone laser surgery and the bone is overgrown on his left shoulder and he can’t move it. He is in a lot of pain,” the younger Kem, who is a spokeswoman for her father’s party, the Cambodian National Rescue Party (CNRP), told Newsweek,adding that she is unable to return to her country for fear of arrest. As analysts watch for harbingers of the demise of democracy across the globe, this small Southeast Asian country is moving almost unnoticed from competitive authoritarianism to outright autocracy. The government has banned pre-election polls and surveys, … [Read more...] about Cambodia Elections 2018: Democracy Died Long Before People Cast Their Vote, Experts Say
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November 6, 2018 8:59 AM SHARE These six bellwether districts will help to determine whether the Democrats can engineer a wave election to regain control of the House of Representatives in 2018. Nicole L. Cvetnic Carolina Cano, 31, a Sunset, Florida, resident, holds a sticker after casting her vote at her precinct in Snapper Creek Elementary School on Tuesday, November 6, 2018. MATIAS J. OCNER [email protected] 1 of 2 i By Matthew Martinez and Lisa Gutierrez [email protected] [email protected] LinkedIn Google+ Pinterest Reddit Print Order Reprint of this Story Polls in U.S. states opened early this morning, and on this midterm Election Day, reports of voting issues are already rolling in.Department of Justice officials, who have been through an Election Day or two, announced Monday that they would be monitoring compliance with federal voting rights laws in 35 districts in 19 states, including Sacramento County in … [Read more...] about Election 2018 live updates: Border Patrol does crowd control in El Paso, Texas