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What are the US midterm elections?

The US midterm elections will take place on Nov 8. PHOTO: AFP
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The US midterm elections occur midway through an American President's four-year term in office.

This is when Americans elect some members of the US Congress, made up of an upper chamber, the Senate, and a lower chamber, the House of Representatives or just the House. These two chambers work together to enact laws.

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