The 2018 Midterm Elections in Photos

Voters around the country made their voices heard Tuesday in the first national election since Donald Trump was elected president.

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Kareem Primo, 25, back left, jumps in the air as JoAnn Loulan, 70, celebrates in the foreground during a Democratic party election night event at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, in Washington.
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Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, the 2018 Democratic Candidate for U.S. Senate in Texas, makes his concession speech at his election night party, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, in El Paso, Texas.
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William Barrow, 8, of Griffin, Ga., sleeps early Wednesday morning, Nov. 7, 2018, during an election night party for Georgia Republican gubernatorial candidate Brian Kemp, Tuesday, in Athens, Ga.
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Members of the Trumpettes celebrate as incumbent U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, is announced as the winner over Democratic challenger Rep. Beto O'Rourke in a tightly contested race at the Dallas County Republican Party election night watch party on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, at The Statler Hotel in Dallas.
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Shirley Gilman cheers after hearing election returns during an election watch party for Missouri Attorney General and Republican U.S. Senate candidate Josh Hawley, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, in Springfield, Missouri. Hawley defeated incumbent Democrat Senator Claire McCaskill.
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Democratic gubernatorial candidate J.B. Pritzker, right, and his running mate, Lt. Governor candidate Juliana Stratton, celebrate after Pritzker was elected as Illinois governor, defeating Republican incumbent Bruce Rauner, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018 in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
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Donna Choate, front right, and other supporters of Rep. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., cheer as they watch early returns in Blackburn's race for the U.S. Senate Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, in Nashville, Tennessee. Blackburn defeated her opponent, Democrat and former governor Phil Bredesen, NBC News reported.
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Republican congressional candidate Denver Riggleman is joined by his daughters Abby, Lilly and Lauren during an election party in Afton, Virginia, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. NBC News has projected that Riggleman defeated his opponent, Democrat Leslie Cockburn.
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Democratic Congressional candidate Donna Shalala hugs a supporter as she celebrates her victory during an election night watch party, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, in Coral Gables, Florida.
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Stuart Mayper, left, and Elena Voltman, right, wait to enter an election night party for Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, in Houston.
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Supporters cheer as they watch returns at an election night party for Democrat congressional candidate Jennifer Wexton, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, in Dulles, Virginia. NBC News projected that Wexton defeated Republican incumbent Barbara Comstock in the race for Virginia's 10th Congressional District.
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A view of Capitol Hill while voters across the United States participate in midterm elections, Nov. 6, 2018, in Washington, DC.
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Television reporters work from the North Lawn of the White House on Nov. 6, 2018, in Washington, DC.
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Chuck Keiper, 57, shows off a vest he has worn as an election official for 12 years on Nov. 6, 2018, in Kent, Ohio.
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Election worker Robin Wright guides voters to available voting machines on Nov. 6, 2018, in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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Taylor Jackson, Becca Kantor, Brian Russell-Smith and Jeff Perla pose on the Voting Bus on Nov. 6, 2018, in New York City.
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People hold up signs to support voters outside the Metropolitan Multi-Service Center polling place on Nov. 6, 2018, in Houston, Texas.
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Senate candidate Rep. Beto O'Rourke, his wife Amy Sanders and their children Henry, Ulysses and Molly walk home after voting at El Paso Community College-Rio Grande Campus on Election Day Nov. 6, 2018, in El Paso, Texas. O'Rourke is in a surprisingly tight contest against incumbent Sen. Ted Cruz for the state's U.S. Senate race.
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Sloane, 2, waits as her father and other voters cast their ballots at a polling station set up at Grady High School for the mid-term elections on Nov. 6, 2018, in Atlanta, Georgia. Georgia has a tight race to elect the state's next governor.
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Democratic candidate for California's 48th district Harley Rouda greets supporters at a get-out-the-vote rally in Laguna Beach, California on Election Day, Nov. 6, 2018. Rouda is running to unseat longtime incumbent Rep. Dana Rohrabacher in one of the pivotal battles of Orange County, the outcome of which will help determine if Democrats regain control of the House of Representatives.
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Tallahassee mayor and Florida Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum walks out with his one-year-old son, Davis, after casting his ballot on Nov. 6, 2018, in Tallahassee, Florida. Gillum is in a close race against Republican candidate Ron DeSantis.
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Virginia residents line up in the pouring rain to vote at Robious Middle School Massachusetts in Midlothian, Virginia.
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Candidate for Pennsylvania's 1st Congressional District Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick, R-Pennsylvania, waits in line to vote in Langhorne, Pennsylvania, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018.
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Voters step into the rain as they leave a polling station, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, in Brooklyn, New York.
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Republican senate candidate Geoff Diehl and his wife KathyJo Boss walk to Whitman Town Hall in Whitman, Massachusetts, to vote on Election Day, Nov. 6, 2018.
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A employee at the Utah County Election office puts mail-in ballots into a container to register the vote in the midterm elections on Nov. 6, 2018, in Provo, Utah. Utah early voting has been the highest ever in Utah's midterm elections. One of the main proportions on the ballot in Utah is whether Utah will legalize medical marijuana.
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Massachusetts Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jay Gonzalez greets a supporter before voting in Needham, Massachusetts, on Election Day.
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Former Gov. Phil Bredesen answers questions after voting Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, in Nashville, Tennessee. Bredesen is running against Rep. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., for the Senate.
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A voter wears a Las Vegas Strip-themed 'I Voted' sticker after casting her ballot on Nov. 6, 2018, in Las Vegas, Nevada. Turnout is expected to be high nationwide as Democrats hope to take back control of at least one chamber of Congress.
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Abigail Spanberger, Democratic candidate for Virginia’s 7th District in the U.S. House of Representatives, waits in line to vote with her daughters Claire, Charlotte, and Catherine and her husband Adam at Deep Run High School Nov. 6, 2018, in Glen Allen, Virginia. Spanberger, a former CIA officer and first time candidate, is running against Rep. Dave Brat (R-VA) in a tight race.
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Voters cast their midterm ballots at the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church Cultural Center on Nov. 6, 2018, in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin.
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Chris Burns, Taylor Jackson, Jeff Perla, Becca Kantor, Samantha Fishbein, Jordan Verroi and Bryan Russell-Smith pose on the Voting Bus on Nov. 6, 2018, in New York City.
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Senator Elizabeth Warren stops by the bake-sale table after voting in Cambridge, Massachusetts, with her husband Bruce Mann on Election Day, Nov. 6, 2018.
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Voters wait in line to caste their ballots in the midterm elections minutes before the polls open on Nov. 6, 2018, in Los Angeles, United States. Political races across the country are being hotly contested for House and Senate seats.
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Voters line up to cast their ballot just before the polls open in the mid-term election on Nov. 6, 2018, in Miami, Florida. The political races for the Senate and House are being hotly contested across the country.
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A voter enters Briles Schoolhouse to cast his ballot on Nov. 6, 2018, in Peoria Township, Kansas. Voters are turning out in historic numbers to cast ballots, while considering issues including immigration, a strong economy and President Trump's overall performance.
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Voters cast their ballots at Fire Station 44 on Nov. 6, 2018, in Carmel, Indiana. Turnout is expected to be high nationwide as Democrats hope to take control of Congress.
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Democratic Gubernatorial candidate Christine Hallquist votes on Nov. 6, 2018, in Hyde Park, Vermont. Hallquist made history in August after winning the Democratic nomination, becoming the first openly transgender person nominated by a major party in a governor's race.
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Voters fill out their ballots on Election Day at 514 Studios on Nov. 6, 2018, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Voters in Minnesota will be deciding the representatives who control the Senate, House, and governors' seats.
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Iowa Congressman David Young votes in his home precinct on Nov. 6, 2018, in Van Meter, Iowa. Incumbent Young is in a tight race against Cindy Axne in Iowa's 3rd District.
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Voters check themselves in at a polling station to cast their votes on Election Day Nov. 6, 2018, in Franklin, Tennessee. This year's election results is largely seen as a referendum on President Donald Trump.
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A woman casts her vote at the Montpelier Town Hall on Nov. 6, 2018, in Montpelier, Vermont. Turnout is expected to be high nationwide as Democrats hope to take back control of at least one chamber of Congress.
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