U.S. citizens are gearing up for the 2014 midterm elections — the nation-wide voting that takes place midway through the president’s four-year term. Currently, Republicans hold the majority of seats in the U.S. House of Representatives, while Democrats have a majority in the U.S. Senate. On November 4, Americans will vote to elect 435 members of the House of Representatives, 36 U.S. Senators, governors of 36 states, and thousands of state and local officials.
What is at stake?
Currently, Republicans control the House of Representatives and Democrats control the Senate:
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governors in 36 of the 50 states