Lines Long as Americans Render Midterm Verdict on Trump

Border Protection agents take part in a training exercise at the U.S.-Mexico border Nov. 5 2018 in Hidalgo Texas

According to Michael McDonald of the US Elections Project, 38.4 million Americans cast their ballots early ahead of this election, compared with 27.4 million in the 2014 midterm.

By Election Day, both sides are expected to have spent more than $5 billion, according to the Center for Responsive Politics.

Democratic candidates had won or were leading in a net dozen or so House of Representative seats held by the Republicans by about 8:30 p.m., apparently on target for gaining the 23 extra districts needed to seize a majority in the House.

More women than ever were running, along with military veterans and minorities, many of them motivated by Trump's rise.

"Democrats are inviting caravan after caravan, illegal immigrants to flood into our country", he said at a rally on the election's eve Monday.

The nationwide survey indicated that almost two-thirds said Trump was a reason for their vote.

The outcome has serious stakes for the president.

Other records were also falling.

Trump also could face more pushback from Democrats on trade tariffs he has introduced, particularly in farm states hard hit by retaliatory measures from China or manufacturing states hit by higher steel and aluminum prices.

"The House has been a rubber stamp for the Trump agenda".

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With a characteristic mix of folksiness, bombast and sometimes cruel humor, he says voters must choose between his stewardship of a booming economy and what he claims would be the Democrats' extreme-left policies.

Just weeks before the vote, a Trump supporter allegedly shipped pipe bombs to some of the president's most prominent critics, among them former President Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton and Hungarian-American billionaire George Soros. It was a deliberate strategy to expand the playing field to about 80 districts, stretching beyond college-educated voters in the suburbs into regions where the party has seen its fortunes fade. Last week, House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi predicted it would happen.

"They (Republicans) have been trying to take Medicare away form us, our medical services, and it's important that we vote for candidates who will defend that", he said at a polling place in Tornillo, Texas.

Tuesday's results will be colored by the dramatically different landscapes in the fight for the House and Senate. Also, more said they showed up at the polls to express opposition than did those who said they were casting a ballot to support him.

Several districts on the East Coast with early poll closing times were among those watched Tuesday for signs of the electorate's mood. State Sen. Tamara Barringer, R-Wake, trails her Democratic challenger by 9,000 votes. She was expected to lose to political newcomer Jennifer Wexton. "It's an awakening of the Democratic Party". Democrats are relying more upon women, people of color, young people and college graduates. The GOP's grip on high-profile governorships in Florida, Georgia and Wisconsin were at risk as well. Both are Navy veterans. They included Reps. Jonathan Jordan of Jefferson, Mike Clampitt of Bryson City, Steve Ross of Burlington, Scott Stone and Andy Dulin of Charlotte, Bill Brawley of Matthews, George Cleveland of Jacksonville, Holly Grange of Wilmington, Linda Johnson of Kannapolis, Donny Lambeth and Debra Conrad of Forsyth County, Chris Malone of Wake Forest, Nelson Dollar of Cary and John Adcock of Holly Springs.

Her Republican opponent Brian Kemp is Georgia's Secretary of State and oversees the state's electoral system.

A far more unlikely achievement for the Democrats would be taking over simple majorities in either chamber.

But Republicans appeared bound to hold onto the Senate, and possibly even pick up a couple of seats.

"New York will once again be a progressive beacon as Democrats continue to build the blue wall of resistance against Washington Republicans' extremist agenda", she added.

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