Midterm Elections

Year
President
Seats lost in Congress by President's Party
1946
Truman
55
1958
Eisenhower
47
1962
Kennedy
5
1966
Johnson
48
1974
Ford
48
1986
Reagan
5
1994
Clinton
52
2006
Bush
30
2010
Obama
63

Midterm Elections - Politics Studio

  1. What is a midterm election?
  2. What tends to happen during midterm elections to the president's party?
  3. Why does that happen?
  4. Predict what will happen in the next midterms.
Presidential approval ratings have a lot to do with midterm election results.
Midterm Elections and Presidential Approval

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