Americans head to the polls on November 6, 2018 to vote in the midterm elections. Control of Congress, many statehouses and governorships, as well as local initiatives are on the ballot across the country. There was record turnout during the early voting period in many states.
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum surrounded by wife R. Jai Gillum (R) and running mate Chris King (C) gives his concession speech to supporters in Tallahassee, Fla. Republican Candidate Ron DeSantis defeated Gillum in the Florida governor race. Photo By Joe Reilly/UPI
Florida Democratic Senator Bill Nelson supporters react after the announcement of Ron DeSantis defeating Andrew Gillum for governor of the state of Florida at the Nelson watch party in Orlando, Fla. The results of the Bill Nelson, Rick Scott senator race is still pending. Photo by Gary I Rothstein/UPI
Florida Democratic Senator Bill Nelson's senior advisor Dan McLaughlin announces that Bill Nelson would make a statement the following day on Wednesday, November 7, 2018 . Rick Scott was declared the winner of the Florida senate race. Photo by Gary I Rothstein/UPI
Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo. delivers her concession speech to supporters, failing at her re-election campaign to Josh Hawley, the current Attorney General for the State of Missouri in St. Louis. McCaskill was the Democratic Senator for the State of Missouri for 12 years. Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI