When the 116th Congress convenes, women will make up nearly a quarter of both chambers – the highest percentage in U.S. history.
Among GOP House incumbents who lost their re-election campaigns, 23 of 30 were more moderate than the median Republican in the chamber.
Partisan differences are modest among Americans who mention family, career, money or friends as aspects that make their lives meaningful.
Partisan loyalty and dislike of the opposing party and its candidates were major factors for voters’ choices in this month’s midterms.
The 2018 midterm elections significantly boosted the number of Millennials and Generation Xers in the lower chamber.
Many Americans say their family is OK with talking about politics when they gather, and a majority has at least some common ground politically with family.
Many Americans support the idea of several election policies, including same-day and automatic voter registration. This election, voters in many states weighed in on specific ballot measures.
From the start of Trump’s presidency, Americans have been divided along partisan lines in their views of him. Our video aims to place views of him in context.
There were wide differences in voting preferences between men and women, whites and nonwhites, as well as people with more and less educational attainment.
White evangelical or born-again Christians backed GOP candidates for the House at about the same rate in 2014. Religious "nones" and Jewish voters again largely backed Democratic candidates.