Today, November 4th, 2014, was election day. Although the United States is one of the most democratic countries in the world, the country is known for notoriously low voter turnout, especially during midterm elections!
So what are the midterm elections, and how can they impact international shipping services?
- Midterm elections happen halfway through the president’s term in office.
- They help select members of Congress: members for the House of Representatives and the Senate
- This year, all 435 members of the House are being chosen, and 33 members of the Senate are chosen.
- As of now, the republican party controls the House AND the Senate.