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6 Months til Midterm Elections 2018

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Hey bloomers. 🌱 This is an incredibly important update and reminder! In 6 months, on or around November 6, 2018, those who can vote need to participate in the midterm election. Here is what you need to know:

  • All 435 seats in the U.S. House of Representatives will be contested
  • 33 of the 100 seats in the U.S. Senate will be contested (only class 1 states)
    • States with class 1 senators:
      Arizona, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Hawaii, Indiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming
  • 36 governorship of U.S. states/territories will be contested
    • States gubernatorial elections:
      Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Wisconsin, and Wyoming
    • Territory gubernatorial elections:
      Guam, U.S. Virgin Islands, and North Mariana Islands
    • Federal gubernatorial elections:
      Washington D.C.

If you want to find the candidates that will be on your ballot, click here to be redirected to Ballotpedia. Here you will be able to find out as much information as you need to start your research on who to vote for. It’s also a great tool to see what’s happening nationally as this a big deal with Trump in office.

Voting isn’t the only way you can get involved. Bringing awareness to the people around you is just as important because every single vote counts. This is going to be a memorable midterm election if the voter turn out breaks records — we can do this.

More updates will be coming
monthly as the midterm elections approach us.
Stay Blooming!


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