U.S. Midterm Elections: How do they work?

U.S. Midterm Elections: How do they work?

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U.S. Midterm Elections: How do they work?

*In the US, Federal election cycles occur every 2 years.

*Mid-term elections focus on Congress and state governors.

*The House of Representatives are elected every 2 years. The Senate, every 6 years.

*Right now Republicans have the House and Senate. Republicans need to keep their majority     in both houses in order to progress the President’s agenda.

*Analysts believe the mid-terms can be a good indicator for the next presidential election.

*Its like a report card for the President, grading a President 1/2 way through his term.

*Trump’s approval has hovered between upper 30’s and low 40’s.

*23 seats are up for grabs this election.

*Currently, there are 68 districts that are not favorable for Republicans.