Berkeley, Calif., resident Alana Theriault drops off her ballot at City Hall. Photo: Courtesy of Chuck Desmarais
Here we go: The first midterm polls close in less than two hours, culminating with Alaska's Aleutian Islands closing at 1 a.m. ET.
Why it matters: In case you're still debating whether to get to the polls, here's an anthem of a post from legendary 98-year-old New Yorker sportswriter Roger Angell:
For tonight: Meander on over to Axios.com when the polls close. Our custom midterms stream (bookmark it!) features:
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"China is set to overtake France as the world's number one tourist destination by 2030 as a growing middle class in Asia looks to spend more on travel," the AP reports.
The big picture: "Much of the sustained boom in travel and tourism, which has outpaced growth in the global economy for eight years, is centered in the Asia-Pacific region, where trips are expected to grow by 10 percent this year."