2018 Midterm Elections

2018 Midterm Elections

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This coverage of American elections in November 2018 included minute-by-minute news of contests across the country for Senate and House seats, governorships and other public offices.

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Mobilizing young voters
37. Mobilizing young voters
November 1, 2018
Gun control advocate Emma Gonzalez is doing the hard work of holding politicians accountable because "it's their job to make our world better."
Midterms: Voters speak out
36. Midterms: Voters speak out
October 29, 2018
Across Arizona, Nevada, Florida and Texas, voters are ready for elected leaders to put partisanship aside.
Governor race heats up in FL
35. Governor race heats up in FL
October 26, 2018
The Florida governor's debate brought some extra heat to the Sunshine State.
Group aims to turn states blue
34. Group aims to turn states blue
October 25, 2018
Rita Bosworth and Lyzz Schwegler, both of the Sister District Project, join Morning Joe to discuss their effort to turn states blue.
Mike Espy on Senate Bid
33. Mike Espy on Senate Bid
October 25, 2018
Mike Espy is running for Senate in a Mississippi special election against Republican Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith and Chris McDaniel , and the race could head to a runoff.
Which Party Is More Energized?
32. Which Party Is More Energized?
October 25, 2018
Steve Kornacki looks at the voter enthusiasm numbers in the latest NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll to tell us what it could mean for the midterm elections on November 6.
Midterms: Focus on health care
31. Midterms: Focus on health care
October 25, 2018
A new poll shows health care is the top issue this election year, with 71 percent of voters saying it’s “very important” in deciding who they’ll send to Congress this November.
Dems try to win back the House
30. Dems try to win back the House
October 25, 2018
DCCC Chair Rep. Ben Ray Luján joins Kasie DC to talk about the battle for the House in the 2018 midterms.
Focusing on voter turnout
29. Focusing on voter turnout
October 25, 2018
Meet the Press' Chuck Todd takes a look at the latest NBC News/ WSJ poll and talks about voter turnout.
Voting rights under attack
28. Voting rights under attack
October 22, 2018
With less than three weeks until this fall's midterm elections, voting rights remain under attack in key states.
Fighting election interference
27. Fighting election interference
October 21, 2018
Ali Velshi talks with NBC News' Jo Ling Kent about her interview with Reddit CEO Steve Huffman, and how the social media platform is working to prevent interference in the 2018 election.
Sen. Heitkamp apologies for ad
26. Sen. Heitkamp apologies for ad
October 18, 2018
In today's Meet the Midterms, Chuck Todd looks at the effects of a political ad from Heidi Heitkamp's re-election campaign that outed sexual assault survivors without their permission.
Republicans trail in IA polls
25. Republicans trail in IA polls
October 18, 2018
NBC News' Vaughn Hillyard travels to Iowa to see how polling in the state appears to be favoring Democrats.
Mobilizing young voters
24. Mobilizing young voters
October 17, 2018
Gun control advocate Emma Gonzalez is doing the hard work of holding politicians accountable because "it's their job to make our world better."
NY Midterms: Staten Island
23. NY Midterms: Staten Island
October 17, 2018
NBC’s Jacob Soboroff heads to Staten Island to figure out what matters to voters in the Republican district in the overwhelmingly Democratic New York City.
2018 midterms: Healthcare ads
22. 2018 midterms: Healthcare ads
October 17, 2018
From 2010 to 2014, Republicans ran more than 10 times the number of anti-ACA ads as Democrats. This year the script is flipped.
Is the blue wave fading?
21. Is the blue wave fading?
October 17, 2018
With just over three weeks until the midterm elections, voter enthusiasm is surging in both parties. The panel on Kasie DC breaks down Democrats’ uphill climb to retaking the Senate.
MO Senate Race Remains Close
20. MO Senate Race Remains Close
October 17, 2018
Katy Tur speaks with Missouri political experts Jo Mannies, Mike Kelley and John Hancock about the Senate race between Claire McCaskill and Josh Hawley.
Women, Healthcare, and Midterms
19. Women, Healthcare, and Midterms
October 17, 2018
Women voters in Trump country are phone banking and speaking out ahead of the midterms for candidates who support coverage of pre-existing conditions. NBC News' Morgan Radford discusses.
Women and the 2018 midterms
18. Women and the 2018 midterms
October 17, 2018
Over 500 women filed to run for Congress this year. NBC News’s political reporter Jane Timm explains how their campaigns differ from previous candidates.
GOP Midterm Struggles
17. GOP Midterm Struggles
October 17, 2018
UVA Center for Politics Director Larry Sabato joins MTP Daily to discuss the Republicans struggling in states Trump won in 2016.
Senate showdown: Texas
16. Senate showdown: Texas
October 17, 2018
Houston is now one of the most diverse cities in the country -- a change which Democrats hope will help U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke succeed over Sen. Ted Cruz.
Is FL a Preview for 2020?
15. Is FL a Preview for 2020?
October 17, 2018
With progressive Democrat Andrew Gillum against Trump-backed Republican Ron DeSantis, could this race preview the 2020 Presidential election?
Midterms: The House and PA
14. Midterms: The House and PA
October 17, 2018
Steve Kornacki examines the Pennsylvania House races, exploring how the GOP is now playing defense in a state critical to President Trump’s 2016 victory.
Will a Democrat Hold on in ND?
13. Will a Democrat Hold on in ND?
October 17, 2018
The race between Democrat Heidi Heitkamp and Republican Kevin Cramer could be a referendum on Democrats’ ability to defend states in Trump country.
Could a Democrat Win in TX?
12. Could a Democrat Win in TX?
October 17, 2018
As Republican Sen. Ted Cruz fights to retain his seat in Texas, could a Democrat actually win?
Will a Democrat Win in MO?
11. Will a Democrat Win in MO?
October 17, 2018
Can Democrat Claire McCaskill defend her seat against Republican Josh Hawley in a state that’s become increasingly red?
Georgia and National Politics
10. Georgia and National Politics
October 17, 2018
With progressive Democrat Stacey Abrams against Trump-backed Republican Brian Kemp, how closely does Georgia reflect our national politics?
Could a Democrat Win in TN?
9. Could a Democrat Win in TN?
October 17, 2018
Can Democrat Phil Bredesen win Bob Corker’s open seat and turn this red state blue?
Will Democrat Win in IN?
8. Will Democrat Win in IN?
October 17, 2018
Can incumbent Democrat Joe Donnelly hang on against Republican businessman Mike Braun in a state that Donald Trump won in 2016?
Could a Democrat Win in AZ?
7. Could a Democrat Win in AZ?
October 17, 2018
Can Democrat Kyrsten Sinema win Jeff Flake’s open seat and move Democrats closer to retaking the Senate? Steve Kornacki breaks down the race.
Midterms: The House and CA
6. Midterms: The House and CA
October 17, 2018
With seven Republicans up for re-election in districts Hillary Clinton won in 2016, could these California races determine control of the House?
Could Dems Take the Senate?
5. Could Dems Take the Senate?
October 17, 2018
What would it take for Democrats to regain control of the Senate? Steve Kornacki breaks it all down at the Big Board.
Will a Republican Win in NV?
4. Will a Republican Win in NV?
October 17, 2018
Incumbent Republican Dean Heller faces a tough challenge from Democratic opponent Jacky Rosen in Nevada, a state carried by Hillary Clinton in 2016.
Midterms: Will the House Flip?
3. Midterms: Will the House Flip?
October 17, 2018
Steve Kornacki breaks down the fight for control of the House in the Midterms, and the magic number Democrats need in order to regain the majority.
Nevada and the Dem Senate Race
2. Nevada and the Dem Senate Race
October 12, 2018
Steve Kornacki digs into the latest battleground polling just ahead of the midterms to see if Democrats are gaining or losing ground in their elections.
GA Dem Candidate on Gov. Race
1. GA Dem Candidate on Gov. Race
October 12, 2018
With less than a month until the midterms, the race for governor in Georgia is a toss up. Democratic candidate Stacey Abrams joins Morning Joe to discuss.
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This coverage of American elections in November 2018 included minute-by-minute news of contests across the country for Senate and House seats, governorships and other public offices.2018 Midterm Elections is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (37 episodes). The series first aired on October 12, 2018.

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  • Premiere Date
    October 12, 2018