2018 United States general election

U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez celebrates his re-election in Hoboken, N.J., Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, while Gov. Phil Murphy stands at right. (Tom Gralish/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)
November 07, 2018 - 10:22 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Latinos serving in Congress will rise to at least 41 in the new year, and that figure most likely will increase when two undecided races are called. Thirty-three out of 44 Latino Democratic candidates won election in Tuesday's contests, while six out of 15 Latino...
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FILE - In this June 28, 2018 file photo, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker attends an event to make remarks at a Foxconn facility in Mt. Pleasant, Wis. Walker faces Democrat Tony Evers in his re-election bid in the Nov. 6 election. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
November 07, 2018 - 7:43 pm
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, beloved by Republicans for pushing through a conservative revolution but so reviled by liberals that they tried to recall him from office, warned for months that he was at risk of being overwhelmed by Democratic anger. He was right. The tide that...
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Voters line up to receive ballots while others fill voting booths inside the northwest Bismarck polling place in Century Baptist Church on Tuesday evening. (Tom Stromme/The Bismarck Tribune via AP)
November 07, 2018 - 7:09 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump billed the midterms as an election about "Kavanaugh and the caravan," and it was — although not entirely as he planned. Both the fight over Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and the debate over immigration animated Republican base voters in states where...
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Republican Florida Governor-elect Ron DeSantis speaks as his wife Casey, left, Lt. Governor-elect Jeanette Nunez and her husband Adrian Nunez look on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018 in Orlando, Fla. DeSantis defeated Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum. (Chris Urso/Tampa Bay Times via AP)
November 07, 2018 - 7:08 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Democrats' blue wave hit President Donald Trump's figurative red wall in Florida. The state maintained its reputation for close elections — with Republicans again having the edge. In the governor's race, Republican former U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis defeated Democrat Andrew...
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Retired Bath Township Police Det. Howard "Cowboy" Wooldrige waits for election results to come in for Proposal 18-1 during the Coalition to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol public watch party at The Radisson in Lansing, Mich., on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. (Cory Morse/The Grand Rapids Press via AP)
November 07, 2018 - 4:39 pm
Even in deep-red states, voters embraced an array of liberal-backed ballot measures in Tuesday's election — expanding Medicaid, targeting gerrymandering, boosting minimum wages, legalizing marijuana use. The results heartened left-of-center activists, who see a path going forward for circumventing...
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Kristen Leach votes with her six-month-old daughter, Nora, on election day in Atlanta, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
November 07, 2018 - 4:35 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump was a dominant force in the 2018 midterm elections as attitudes toward the polarizing leader influenced the decisions of nearly two-thirds of voters. Thirty-eight percent of voters cast their ballots to express opposition to the president, according to AP...
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Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange watch President Donald Trump's news conference, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018. Technology and health care stocks are leading indexes broadly higher on Wall Street as results of the midterm elections came in largely as investors had expected. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
November 07, 2018 - 4:12 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The outcome of the midterm elections was good for the stock market in general, mostly because it didn't produce any big surprises, but it was especially good for the health care industry and several other companies. Health insurers rose sharply Wednesday as investors anticipated...
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Republican congressional candidate Denver Riggleman claps with the crowd during an election party in Afton, Va., Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Lee Luther Jr.)
November 07, 2018 - 3:32 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Despite being labeled a "devotee of Bigfoot erotica," a Republican candidate won a closely watched congressional race in Virginia. Denver Riggleman won handily over Democrat Leslie Cockburn (COE'-birn) in Tuesday's race for the 5th District. During the campaign, Cockburn...
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FILE - In this June 13, 2016, file photo, Dennis Hof, owner of the Moonlite BunnyRanch, a legal brothel near Carson City, Nevada, is pictured during an interview in Oklahoma City. Hof, who died last month after fashioning himself as a Donald Trump-style Republican candidate has won a heavily GOP state legislative district. Hof defeated Democratic educator Lesia Romanov on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2018 in the race for Nevada's 36th Assembly District. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)
November 07, 2018 - 3:12 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada brothel owner and reality TV star Dennis Hof died last month but still won a heavily GOP state legislative district after fashioning himself as a Donald Trump-style Republican candidate. County officials will appoint a Republican to take Hof's place in the state Assembly. He...
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Voters cast their ballots at Robious Elementary School in Chesterfield, Va., on Tuesday, November 6, 2018. (Daniel Sangjib Min/Richmond Times-Dispatch via AP)
November 07, 2018 - 2:21 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Health care, immigration and President Donald Trump were high on voters' minds as they cast ballots in the midterm elections, according to a wide-ranging survey of the electorate conducted by The Associated Press. AP's VoteCast survey of more than 115,000 voters paints a portrait...
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