Vote

17 to 70: Poll Volunteers of All Ages, Backgrounds Give Back on Election Day
 

Many of us set aside a small chunk of our day to vote, yet none of that would be possible without the host of volunteers who set aside their entire days to facilitate the process. Watch Election Day unfold behind the scenes with the volunteers at Lake Braddock Secondary’s precincts 118 and 125, in Burke, Virginia (Fairfax County).

How We Got Here: The Biggest Surprises in a Campaign Season for the Ages
 

Why You Might Lose Sleep Over the Midterms
 

12 House Ratings Changes: Democrats Are More Likely Than Not to Win Majority
Inside Elections with Nathan L. Gonzales — an authoritative look at where things stand for 2018

Roll Call elections analyst Nathan L. Gonzales has a dozen updates to his House ratings, all in favor of Democrats. Watch the video for more on Republicans' efforts this September to discredit Democrats in key races as the midterm election is now just seven weeks away.

What You Need to Know About Voter Registration and Turnout This Midterm Season
Roll Call Decoder with David Hawkings — Wonky explainers from a Capitol Hill expert

Who votes, and who doesn’t, will effectively decide control of the next Congress — and turnout has recently been weak in midterm elections. In part that’s because millions who could vote never get registered. But for 2018 there is still time to register nationwide.

Registration deadlines are about a month before the election in Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, New Mexico, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas.