- All 435 seats in the House of Representatives, the lower house of Congress, are up for grabs.
- A total of 35 seats are at stake in the 100-member Senate.
- Another 36 states will also elect governors as well as numerous seats in their state legislatures.
- Should the Democrats gain control of one or both houses of Congress, Republicans worry that President Trump’s political agenda will be blocked over the next two years.
in critical midterm elections. Interest in this year’s midterm elections is higher than ever, and this is the first major test by voters of Donald Trump’s presidency.Republicans are concerned about maintaining their majority in Congress over the Democrats. What’s at stake:Polling stations in the eastern US states have opened, with voters set to decide whether Republicans or Democrats will control Congress. The vote is seen as a referendum on Donald Trump’s presidency. Polling stations in several East Coast states were the first to open on Tuesday as people in the US began casting their votes