From Vox, the battle over early voting, explained: Making voting more convenient is surprisingly controversial; and the surge in early voting, explained: More than 20 million Americans have already cast a ballot ahead of Election Day. Young and new voters surge in early voting. Midterm elections: Mapping out what issues Americans care about. Congress has no clue what Americans want: People in the U.S. House and Senate have wildly inaccurate perceptions of our opinions and preferences. At Trump rallies, women see a hero protecting a way of life. Anxiety high in campaign’s final days as voters prepare to render judgment on Trumpism.

In midterms, the right to vote is still at issue, too. Big Tech and the midterms: The scary thing is what we still don’t know. It's not a blue wave — it's a realignment of American politics. “Blowing smoke”: Sorry, pundits, but you have no clue what will happen on Tuesday. Andrew Gelman on why it can be rational to vote.