Countdown to the 2017-2018 Elections

While Presidential elections are the focal point of the US electoral system in the media, mid-term, state, and local elections are as, if not more, important in the fight for equality. Governors, Senators, and especially Attorney Generals, have a profound impact on the legal sphere. Keep track of the elections near you.


2017 Races

Governor Races:

 New Jersey
Virginia

Attorney General Races:

Virginia


2018 Races

Governor Races:

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California
Colorado
Connecticut
Florida
Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois

Iowa
Kansas
Maine
Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire
New Mexico
New York

Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Vermont
Wisconsin
Wyoming

Attorney General Races:

Alabama
Arizona
Arkansas
California
Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida
Georgia
Idaho

Illinois
Iowa
Kansas
Louisiana
Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi
Nebraska
Nevada

New Mexico
New York
North Dakota
Ohio
Rhode Island
South Carolina
South Dakota
Texas
Wisconsin

Senate Races – Class 1 Seats:

(Senate seats are broken into three classes under Article 1, Section 3 of the Constitution to guarantee that  of all Senate seats are open every two years. Class 1 seats initially expired after the second year of Congress. Class 1 seats were last up for election in 2012. Members listed are the incumbents for the upcoming Senate elections).

Alabama (Luther Strange)
Arizona (Jeff Flake)
California (Dianne Feinstein)
Connecticut (Chris Murphy)
Delaware (Tom Carper)
Florida (Bill Nelson)
Hawaii (Mazie Hirono)
Indiana (Joe Donnelly)
Maine (Angus King)
Maryland (Ben Cardin)
Massachusetts (Elizabeth Warren)
Michigan (Debbie Stabenow)

Minnesota (Amy Klobuchar)
Mississippi (Roger Wicker)
Missouri (Claire McCaskill)
Montana (Jon Tester)
Nebraska (Deb Fisher)
Nevada (Dean Heller)
New Jersey (Bob Menendez)
New Mexico (Martin Heinrich)
New York (Kirsten Gillibrand)
North Dakota (Heidi Heitkamp)
Ohio (Sherrod Brown)

Pennsylvania (Bob Casey)
Rhode Island (Sheldon Whitehouse)
Tennessee (Bob Corker)
Texas (Ted Cruz)
Utah (Orrin Hatch)
Vermont (Bernie Sanders)
Virginia (Tim Kaine)
Washington (Maria Cantwell)
West Virginia (Joe Manchin)
Wisconsin (Tammy Baldwin)
Wyoming (John Barrasso)