Principled Thoughts

The Midterm Elections


In today’s fast paced and high-tech world, 24/7 media coverage is available quite literally at your fingertips. For anyone with social media, it should be no surprise that voter interest in the midterm elections have surged to record highs within both parties. Currently, the House of Representatives, Senate, and presidency are all within Republican control. However, with all 435 seats in the House of Representatives and 35 of 100 Senate seats up for grabs this year, Congress could (and polls show may) change control.

After a year of further economic gains and strong equity market performance, the midterms are being scrutinized for the potential impact that they may have on fiscal policy and the economy. Click here to see our thoughts on what the midterms may mean for the markets (politics aside).


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