Elections

Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger.

Georgia Secretary Of State Speaks To Newsy Ahead Of Senate Runoff

This year, Brad Raffensperger won reelection by the largest margin of victory in any of Georgia's midterm races.

 | By Jay Strubberg and Diana Zito

The Democratic National Committee Rules and Bylaws Committee.

Democrats Move To Make South Carolina, Not Iowa, 1st Voting State

Changes will still have to be approved by the full DNC in a vote next year, but it will almost certainly follow the rule-making committee's lead.

 | By Associated Press

U.S. Flags are seen on the National Mall with the U.S. Capitol building in the background

Democrats Consider 2024 Primary Calendar Changes

The DNC is considering booting the Iowa caucuses from the prized spot atop the nomination calendar for the presidential primary in 2024.

 | By Stephanie Liebergen

Supporters of Raphael Warnock

Raphael Warnock Pushes Democrat Turnout In Georgia For Senate Runoff

Friday marks the last day of early voting in Georgia's runoff election for a U.S. Senate seat.

 | By Nathaniel Reed

Former President Barack Obama, right, is greeted by U.S. Sen. Raphael Warnock.

Obama Heads To Georgia As Warnock Seeks Big Early Vote Advantage

Democrat Rafael Warnock is facing a U.S. Senate runoff against Republican Herschel Walker in Georgia.

 | By Associated Press and Newsy Staff

A woman points during the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors general election canvass meeting.

GOP-Controlled Arizona County Refuses To Certify Election

Ahead of the Monday deadline, Cochise County delayed certifying votes until they hear concerns once more about ballot tabulators.

 | By Associated Press

Georgia voters line up for early voting on Saturday, Nov. 26, 2022

Early Voting Begins In Parts Of Georgia Ahead Of Crucial Senate Runoff

While Dems have Senate control with at least 50 seats, grabbing another would mean it wouldn't have to rely on the Vice President as a tiebreaker.

 | By Stephanie Sandoval

Ballot box observers in Arizona.

Election Skeptics Fall Far Short Of Goal To Observe 'Every Ballot Box'

Skeptics of the 2020 election planned to stake out ballot boxes during the 2022 midterm elections. Their plan failed to materialize beyond Arizona.

 | By Patrick Terpstra

Riley June Williams.

Woman Convicted Of Storming Pelosi's Office In Jan. 6 Insurrection

Riley June Williams was found guilty of six federal counts, including civil disorder, but the jury was deadlocked on two other charges.

 | By Associated Press

Flyers advertising job openings for the Susan B. Anthony Pro-Life America group

Pro-Life Activists Perplexed Over Midterm Losses

After anti-abortion measures failed in several states during the midterms, anti-abortion rights activists are analyzing what happened.

 | By Amber Strong

The House of Representatives is seen on Election Day.

GOP Takes House Majority; Plans Bills On Border, Energy, Spending Cuts

Republicans have many goals as they take control of the House, including ramping up oil production, cutting spending, and reducing Ukraine funding.

 | By Adi Guajardo and Kellan Howell and Nathaniel Reed

Former President Donald Trump

Trump Seeks White House Again Amid GOP Losses, Legal Probes

The announcement comes just a week after an underwhelming midterm showing for Republicans.

 | By Associated Press

Former President Donald Trump

Trump Prepares To Launch 3rd Campaign For The White House

Trump had hoped to use the GOP's expected gains in last week's elections as a springboard to vault himself to his party's nomination.

 | By Associated Press

Arizona Governor-elect Katie Hobbs

Why AP Called The Arizona Governor's Race For Katie Hobbs

Vote counting had gone on since last Tuesday's election as officials continued to tally massive amounts of late-arriving ballots.

 | By Associated Press

Arizona Republican gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake.

Republican Kari Lake Narrows Gap In Arizona Governor Race

Democratic challenger Katie Hobbs led by 26,000 votes as of Sunday night, a 1 point margin, down by about 10,000 votes from a day earlier.

 | By Associated Press and Newsy Staff

U.S. Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto.

Democrats Hold On To Senate, Balance Of Power In House Still At Stake

The fate of the House is still uncertain as the GOP struggles to pull together a slim majority there.

 | By Kellan Howell

Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto

Cortez Masto Wins In Nevada, Giving Democrats Senate Control

Democrats now hold a 50-49 edge in the Senate.

 | By Associated Press

An election worker inspects a mail-in ballot in the count room in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Senate Control May Come Down To Nevada As Count Nears End

If Democratic Sen. Cortez Masto wins, Democrats would maintain their control of the Senate given Vice President Kamala Harris' tiebreaking vote.

 | By Associated Press and Newsy Staff

Sen. Mark Kelly, D-Ariz.

Kelly Win In Arizona Puts Dems 1 Seat From Senate Control

Democrats can retain control of the Senate by winning either the Nevada race, which remains too early to call, or next month's runoff in Georgia.

 | By Associated Press

The Twitter logo is shown on a phone.

Election Misinformation Wasn't As Big Of An Issue As Many Expected

The limited spread of misinformation amid this year's midterm elections could come down to what trends to address it stuck and which didn't.

 | By Tyler Adkisson

Colorado Republican Rep. Lauren Boebert speaks.

Colorado Race Still Neck-And-Neck Between Rep. Boebert, Frisch

Though many expected Republican Rep. Lauren Boebert to easily win reelection in Colorado, Democrat Adam Frisch has kept up with votes.

 | By Clayton Sandell

Georgia Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock speaks.

3 Races Will Decide Control Of The U.S. Senate

Election night ended without clear results in several races, including those that will determine which party controls the House and Senate.

 | By James Packard

A person watches over others on Election Day.

Poll Watching Was Bolstered This Year. Did That Impact The Election?

Post-Election Day, Newsy explores what was different about poll watching this year and how it and poll challenging actually work.

 | By Newsy Staff

Incumbent Florida Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis waves with his wife Casey as he arrives to speak to supporters

Ron DeSantis To Consider Running Against Trump In 2024

The former president is expected to announce a run for re-election next Thursday from his home in Mar-A-Lago.

 | By Briana Koeneman and Alexandra Miller

Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin speaks to supporters as he attends a campaign rally on Monday

Democrats And Republicans Still Battling Over Control Of Congress

As the final races play out, Americans are taking stock of the results we have so far and what it could mean for the future and democracy.

 | By Clayton Sandell

Republican U.S. Senator-elect J.D. Vance speaks.

How J.D. Vance Pulled A Victory For Republicans In The Senate

After a long, expensive campaign, J.D. Vance won a pivotal seat for the Republican party in Ohio after its seated senator retired.

 | By Jamal Andress

Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. John Fetterman

Democrat John Fetterman Wins U.S. Senate Race In Pennsylvania

Fetterman credited his "every county, every vote" campaign strategy in flipping a Republican-held seat and defeating Mehmet Oz in the race.

 | By Associated Press and Nathaniel Reed

Sen. Ron Johnson.

Wisconsin's Johnson Beats Barnes; Key Senate Seat Stays Republican

Republican Sen. Ron Johnson won a third term, preventing Democrat Mandela Barnes from becoming the state's first Black Senator.

 | By Associated Press

Sarah Huckabee Sanders, Maura Healey and Kathy Hochul.

U.S. Midterm Elections: The Women Who Made History

25 women were nominated for governor by the two major parties, and a record number of women were nominees for governor and state legislatures.

 | By Andrea Diaz and Associated Press

A woman casts her votes in the midterm elections

Slavery Rejected In Some, Not All, States Where It Was On Ballot

Measures approved Tuesday curtail the use of prison labor in Alabama, Tennessee and Vermont. In Oregon, "yes" was leading its anti-slavery initiative.

 | By Associated Press