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The Biggest Historical Midterm Upsets And Other Election Trivia

In this installment of the FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast, the crew analyzes the media attention surrounding the CDC’s recently published life-expectancy report for 2021 and the political implications of falling life expectancy beyond the COVID-19 pandemic.

Then the team discusses how they expect the lead-up to the midterm elections to play out based on historical trends.​​ Finally, they play a game of midterm trivia, reviewing the largest midterm election swings, key policy issues and how Americans have followed past midterm news.


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