Voters in 2018 were the most racially and ethnically diverse ever for a midterm election.
A record 131 women are currently serving in Congress.
53% of eligible Americans cast their ballot in the 2018 midterm election.
1 in 5 eligible Americans are not registered to vote.
They elected the most racially and ethnically diverse Congress in U.S. history.
That amounts to the highest percentage in American history.
It was the highest turnout for a midterm election in 40 years.
Over 60% of them have never been asked to register.
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1) All 435 House seats and 35 Senate seats are up for election.
2) 36 out of 50 Governors will be elected in the 2018 elections.
3) This November, millennials will make up the largest voting bloc for the first time.
Source: US Census projection
(see Table 1. Projected Population by Single Year of Age, Sex, Race, and Hispanic Origin for the United States: 2016 to 2060)
4) If 50% of voters vote this November, it would be the highest midterm turnout in a century.
Source 1: https://www.fairvote.org/voter_turnout#voter_turnout_101 (see graph)
Source 2: http://www.electproject.org/national-1789-present (see graph)
5) Over 50% of the United States is female. But only 20% of Congress is female.
Source: Center for American Women and Politics, Eagleton Institute of Politics, Rutgers University