PressTV-Americans start voting in critical midterm elections

US citizens have started voting in the 2018 midterm congressional elections in which 35 million early votes have already been cast.

Polling stations opened at 6:00 am (1100 GMT) Tuesday on the East Coast, Republicans were keenly aware that losing their majority will hamstring his divisive, nativist political agenda over the next two years.

Republican President Donald Trump has warned voters that a Democratic victory in the  elections destroys the American economy and makes way for a “socialist nightmare.”

At stake in the elections are all 435 seats in the House of Representatives, 35 seats in the 100-member Senate, 36 governor’s posts and seats in state legislatures across the country.

Americans will elect lawmakers for all 435 seats in the House of Representative and 35 seats of the 100 seats in the Senate will be contested. In addition, 39 state and territorial governorship as well as numerous other state and local elections will…

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