Updated Oct 25, 2022 - Politics & Policy

Everything you need to know to vote in the 2022 midterm elections

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Illustration: Brendan Lynch/Axios

Inflation, gas prices, abortion rights and Donald Trump are among the key drivers of this midterm election.

Why it matters: Democrats control the House of Representatives by a thin margin and the Senate by the barest of votes — 50-50 with Vice President Kamala Harris as the tiebreaker.

Details: If Democrats retain control, it will defy historical trends and conventional wisdom and give them a lifeline to execute stalled portions of their agenda and improve prospects for a second White House term.

  • If Republicans retake just one chamber, they can block President Biden’s agenda for the remainder of his term and launch investigations into his administration and his family.
  • If they win the Senate as well as the House, they can pass their own legislation, block any Biden Supreme Court nominee should the situation arise again, blunt any significant congressional inquiries into former President Trump, and lay the groundwork for a potential GOP administration in 2024.

Axios' voting guides to the midterm elections

Here's everything you need to know to cast your vote on Nov. 8:

Arizona: Voting in Phoenix

Arkansas: Voting in Northwest Arkansas

California: Voting in San Francisco

Colorado: Voting in Colorado

Florida: Voting in Greater Miami

Florida: Voting in Tampa Bay

Georgia: Voting in Atlanta

Illinois: Voting in Illinois

Iowa: Voting in Des Moines

Massachusetts: Voting in the Boston area

Michigan: Voting in Michigan

Minnesota: Voting in Minnesota

North Carolina: Voting in Mecklenburg County

North Carolina: Voting in Wake County and Durham County

Ohio: Voting in Ohio

Pennsylvania: Voting in Philadelphia

Tennessee: Voting in Nashville

Texas: Voting in Greater Austin

Texas: Voting in Greater Dallas

Texas: Voting in Greater Houston

Utah: Voting in Salt Lake City

Washington: Voting in Washington state

Washington, D.C.: Voting in D.C.

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