Despite the prejudice and distrust of a good portion of Republicans, when voting for the half-time elections began at 6 a.m. on Tuesday, early votes in the United States had already reached a record figure for these elections and In the past four decades, more than 45 million ballots have been submitted in advance in 47 states, according to data from the CNN television network.
Digital publication The Hill highlighted that despite a potential hurricane threat, citizens of the state of Florida equally filled supermarkets in search of supplies to combat Tropical Storm Nicole, which hit its shores this Wednesday. expected to touch. polling stations.
There and in nearly all of the continental United States and abroad, that interest is gauged by taking into account the degree of polarization in society, intense campaigns by one and the other’s leadership, and warnings that democracy is at risk. was imposed. Which political groups dominate the House of Representatives and the Senate in that nation, and how much of governance is in the hands of the most conservative.
Only late at night or this Wednesday will it be known where the American political class is leaning, if the current “balance” is maintained or if the forces of the far right in the nation’s capitol take legislative dominance, currently in Democratic hands. , albeit a very thin margin.
This Tuesday decides 435 delegates, 35 of that body’s hundred senators and 36 of the country’s 50 governors.
Monitoring the Democratic situation closely, President Joseph Biden called on North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper, who heads the Democratic Governors Association; Sean Patrick Maloney, Democratic Representative from New York, who heads the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee; and Michigan Senator Gary Peters, in charge of the Democratic Senate campaign committee, and other senior leaders of his party, such as Speaker Nancy Pelosi and former White House adviser Cedric Richmond, along with a Democratic National Committee official.
A confrontational note was struck by the administration of Republican Florida governor and re-election candidate Ron DeSantis, who did not allow the Justice Department to monitor polling places in three counties: Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach, alleging that It was not allowed. Florida state law. In Palm Beach, former President Donald Trump voted, saying he had voted for DeSantis, his biggest rival, to become the Republican Party’s presidential nominee for 2024.
One of the most followed elections by the press and politicians of both parties is the Pennsylvania election, one of the so-called swing states—because they favor one party or another—and according to one of the closest elections in the country. Election.. Until the last minute before this election consultation, Trump, Biden and even Barack Obama were campaigning there.
According to Open Secrets, rival candidates Democratic incumbent Lieutenant Governor John Fetterman and Republican Dr. About $375 million has been spent in Pennsylvania in the Senate race between Mehmet Oz.
Four other very costly conflicts are Georgia: over 271 million; Arizona: 234 million; Wisconsin, where they were worth over $205 million, and Ohio were very close with $202 million.
There or there the notes of interest were given.
A mother and her son, who were fired as election workers in Johns Creek, Georgia, after a social media post surfaced showing them participating in the attack on the United States Capitol on January 6, 2021 The state coup was investigated by a House panel. These events and the involvement of Donald Trump in them.
“We want the elections to be safe,” Georgian officials said of the incident. By the way, the panel will automatically cease to function after these elections, whatever the outcome, and will not be reactivated if the Republicans win.
Maybe one of the reactions of investors. If Republicans at least win control of the House of Representatives, markets could have a “cool” reaction as it is widely expected, finance giant Goldman Sachs told clients in a report on Monday.
Stuart Frankel co-chair Andrew Frankel warned that a surprisingly strong night for Democrats that allows them to retain control of both the House and Senate would be a “significant step less” for stocks.
Several traders on the New York Stock Exchange told CNN that the midterm elections could be influenced by Thursday’s consumer price index, a gauge of inflation that has arguably become the most important economic metric of the month.
There may be many anecdotes and facts, but like polling stations, this newspaper’s edition has its closing time. For final results, it will be necessary to wait a few hours and, in some cases, maybe a few more days.