As voters head to the polls, there's one demographic that shouldn't be underestimated but often is: Latino voters. Audie Cornish talks to Sylvia Manzano of the polling group Latino Decisions.
We take a look at the races to watch as voting winds down in the midterm elections.
As anxious and dispirited voters trudge to the polls, we look at what they're thinking about on Election Day.
The 2014 midterm election campaigns are almost over — all $3.7 billion worth of them. Most of that money was spent on television advertising.
The governor's race in one of the bluest states in the nation has gotten uncomfortably tight.
Follow national and member station reporters covering midterm elections in your state.
Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan is in a tight contest with House Speaker Thom Tillis, a Republican. Turnout for third-party candidate Sean Haugh, a pizza delivery man, could also influence the outcome.
New Hampshire Public Radio's Josh Rogers discusses the tight Senate race between incumbent Jeanne Shaheen, a Democrat, and Republican Scott Brown, a former senator from Massachusetts.
Some of Tuesday's most hotly contested Senate races are in the South. Control of the Senate could hinge on the outcome of races in Arkansas, Louisiana, Georgia and North Carolina.
Forget the contradictory polls and the pundit spin. Look to history as a more reliable guide to what will happen on Election Day.
Whether it's because of their size, demographic make-up, or the unique role they play, these places will have an outsized role in state — and possibly national — politics this year.
Thirty-six Senate seats and 36 governor's chairs are in play today. And if forecasts are right, it could be a long time before we find out what it all means.
It seems that every politician has an opinion about the virus. Do you know which public figure made which statement?
Republican Scott Brown is doing everything he can to nationalize the race — to make it about an unpopular president. Incumbent Jeanne Shaheen, a Democrat, is trying to make it a local race.
The GOP has dumped millions of dollars into Alaska's tiny media market to try to unseat Democrat Mark Begich. And Democrats have responded in kind, making this the state's most expensive campaign.
It's Election Day, and control of the Senate is on the line — as well as the large majority of governorships. Polls have shown the Republican advantage in many battleground states galvanizing.
Knocking on doors in Colorado, NPR's Steve Inskeep reports that the GOP could be close to winning the Senate without changing the political positions that are said to endanger the party's future.
Political campaigns are intensely focused on voter turnout in the final hours before Tuesday's midterm election day. And with good reason — overall voter participation is always down in non-presidential years.
General disgust with both parties and the president have been key ingredients in this year's midterm elections.
Three states and the District of Columbia are considering marijuana referenda in Tuesday's election. Washington, D.C., Oregon and Alaska could legalize recreational pot while Florida's ballot includes a constitutional amendment that would legalize medical use of marijuana. Despite legalization in 2012 in Colorado and Washington, the landscape this year looks more difficult for the pro-marijuana camp. Audie Cornish talks with Ricardo Baca, editor of the Denver Post's website, The Cannabist.