US midterm elections 2022

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Alaska election tests weight of Sarah Palin’s celebrity – and Trump’s sway
More than a decade ago, Palin ascended to international fame as a vice-presidential candidate – but now she faces an uncertain political future

Maanvi Singh in Anchorage

14, Aug, 2022 @6:30 AM

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The Republican party has reason to fear the midterms | Lloyd Green
This fall, Trump will be on the ballot even if his name does not appear. There are growing signs that the Republican party is in trouble

Lloyd Green

13, Aug, 2022 @10:26 AM

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Best of frenemies: Ron DeSantis stalks Trump with Republican primary tour
The Florida governor has been dubbed a ‘mini-Trump’ and was once boosted by the ex-president but a potential rivalry in 2024 has turned relations sour

Adam Gabbatt

13, Aug, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Democrats’ midterm prospects perk up as Biden finally hits his stride
Surging job numbers and the Senate passage of the climate bill means Republicans might not win the decisive victory they crave

Victoria Bekiempis in New York

11, Aug, 2022 @5:16 PM

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When it comes to the midterms, things are starting to tilt in the Democrats’ favor | Robert Reich
Pressure is mounting on Republican candidates, while Democrats finally appear to be hitting their stride

Robert Reich

11, Aug, 2022 @1:04 PM

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Progressive Ilhan Omar wins closer-than-expected House primary in Minnesota
Democrats select progressive Becca Balint for Vermont House seat while Trump-backed candidate nominated for Wisconsin governor

Guardian staff and agencies

10, Aug, 2022 @3:50 PM

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Democratic ads boosted extremists in Republican primaries. Was that wise?
Helping election-denying, Trump-endorsed candidates may secure a more beatable general election opponent but some see it as a cynical and morally dubious move

Lauren Gambino in Washington

07, Aug, 2022 @2:32 PM

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Progressives bullish despite mixed results in Democratic primaries
Morale-boosting victories were tempered by bruising defeats but US leftwingers feel the party’s center of gravity is shifting

Joan E Greve in Washington

06, Aug, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Trump-backed candidate Kari Lake projected to win Republican nod for Arizona governor
Former news anchor campaigned on proposed election measures, including bans on vote-counting machines and voting by mail

Chris Michael and agencies

05, Aug, 2022 @1:58 PM

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Election denialism remains powerful in Republican politics | The fight to vote
Republican nominees in Michigan, Nevada and Pennsylvania are on the verge of claiming offices where they would have enormous power over elections

Sam Levine in New York

04, Aug, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Pro-Israel groups denounced after pouring funds into primary race
Groups accused of using Republican mega-donors to hijack Democratic primaries following the defeat of Jewish congressman

Chris McGreal

04, Aug, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Kansas’s vote to protect abortion rights upends US midterm elections – as it happened
Kansas voters back measure to protect abortion rights in sign overturning of Roe v​ Wade will have unpredictable effects ahead of November elections

Chris Stein

03, Aug, 2022 @8:10 PM

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