Episode #250: The 2018 Midterm Election Special

It’s the Political Junkie Midterm Election Special:  What’s at stake on November 6th and what to look for.  We hear from:

  • Republican strategist Vin Weber and Democratic pollster Anna Greenberg on the backdrop of the election, key races to watch, and their significance;
  • Kelly Dittmar of the Center for American Women and Politics at Rutgers, who assesses the record number of female candidates in 2018 and what it means for the future of women in politics;
  • Josh Douglas, a law professor at the University of Kentucky, on the rising instances of voter intimidation across the country; and
  • Greg Giroux of Bloomberg, with a quick history lesson about midterm elections during a president’s first term.

Music used in this podcast:

When The Battle Is Over by Delaney & Bonnie

A Woman’s Voice by Wendy Wall

Vote, Baby Vote by Deee-Lite

I’m A Happy Man by The Jive Five

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