The U.S. midterm elections are on November 6th, and they’re about so much more than President Trump or Russia or the Mueller investigation. We spoke to experts on gun reform, immigration and social justice about some of the offices you might be voting for – up and down the ballot – and why they're important.
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Pew Research Center. “How ‘Drop-Off’ Voters Differ From Consistent Voters and Nonvoters.” http://www.people-press.org/2017/09/14/how-drop-off-voters-differ-from-consistent-voters-and-non-voters/
Vox. “Poll: Only 28 Percent of Young Voters Say They Will Certainly Vote in the 2018 Midterms.” https://www.vox.com/policy-and-politics/2018/7/18/17585898/young-voter-turnout-polls-midterms-2018
New York Times. “2018 Election Calendar and Results.” https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2018/us/elections/calendar-primary-results.html
Presented and Produced by: Kate Elston
Produced by: Kathryn Wheeler
Edited by: Michael Zipkin
Shot by: Brian Joseph & Michael Nguyen
Animations by: Joe Corea & Chia Liu
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