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What do the midterm results reveal about the country and what's next?

Nov 7, 2018


  On this edition of Your Call, we analyze the results of the 2018 midterm election.

The Democrats took control of the House of Representatives in a night filled with "firsts." A record numbers of voters turned out early and record amounts of money were spent on Tuesday’s midterm election. From the balance of Congress to the careers of established lawmakers and political hopefuls, the 2018 midterms will shape the nation’s future. How did Americans weigh their options? Who gained power? And what direction will national politics take from here?

Guests:

Carrie Levine, senior political reporter at the Center for Public Integrity

Kevin Robillard, senior politics reporter for the Huffington Post

Arisha Hatch, managing director of campaigns at ColorOfChange.org, leading the organization's civic engagement, voting rights, corporate accountability and media work

Web Resources:

ProPublica: Electionland

Mother Jones: How Thousands of Already Cast Florida Ballots Could Be Tossed Aside Without Voters Knowing

USA Today: Ballot measures: Florida votes to restore felon voting rights; Missouri, Michigan pass pot