5 Amazing Facts about the 2018 Midterms

This week, I’m doing a deep dive into the 2018 midterms in Georgia (especially in the Athens-Clarke County area). Was turnout better this election in Athens or Oconee county? When was the last time Democrats challenged every Republican seat?

5 Amazing Facts about the 2018 Midterms

1 – 2018 had the highest turnout for Democrats in Athens this millennium!

2 – No, more white women didn’t vote for Brian Kemp (at least not compared to white men)

3 – There was a MASSIVE increase in youth turnout

4 – Clarke County’s turnout was BETTER* than Oconee’s (compared to expected)

5 – Every Republican seat in the Athens-area was challenged for the first time since 2010

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