What is a midterm election?
A president is elected every 4 years, but the lower congress get elected every 2
years, so at the “middle” section of the 4 years. (Hence the name, “Midterm Election”) So all 435 seats in the house is up for election. But not only will Congress be elected, 1/3 of the senate will be available to be elected also.
The 2018 Midterm - and why it’s so important
If the democratic parties want to stop trump from implementing his programs, they must control both houses; the congress and the senate.
The democrats must overtake At least 23 seats in the house of congress. There are currently 10 republican held seats that are leaning towards the democrats, while another 24 seats are basically a coin flip and could join either side.
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