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Voter turnout has already broken records: Will we see a blue wave?

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  On this edition of Your Call, we discuss what’s at stake in the 2018 midterms. Voters have already turned out in record numbers. We've seen long lines across the country.

Democrats hope to take back the House of Representatives, shifting the balance of power. Citizens across the country have a chance to vote out politicians who have failed to represent them, and launch the political careers of candidates who pledge to do better. The world is watching. How are you making your voice heard?


John Nichols, national-affairs correspondent for The Nation, contributing writer for The Progressive and In These Times, associate editor of the Capital Times in Madison, Wisconsin, and author of Horsemen of the Trumpocalypse: A Field Guide to the Most Dangerous People in America

Web Resources:

Politico: If the House comes down to California, get ready to wait

The Hill: The top Senate seats most likely to flip

TIME: High Voter Turnout Expected for Midterm Elections Based on 30 Million Early Ballots

The Atlantic: The One Issue That’s Really Driving the Midterm Elections


Rose Aguilar has been the host of Your Call since 2006. She became a regular media roundtable guest in 2001. In 2019, the San Francisco Press Club named Your Call the best public affairs program. In 2017, The Nation named it the most valuable local radio show.