As political scandals continue to dominate the media landscape and threaten the integrity of American democracy, another potential scandal has entered the equation: dark money.
If you’re wondering why you should care about midterm elections, there are a few reasons why this is a crucial election cycle. First, midterm elections always draw fewer voters than presidential elections, which means that the results are often decided by a small percentage of people. For example, in the last midterm election, only 36% of eligible voters cast a ballot.
On January 6, 2021, in one last attempt to steal the presidential election from newly-elected Joe Biden, Donald Trump called on his followers to assemble in Washington, DC. His supporters, motivated by his spurious claims of voter fraud, flooded the Capitol to disrupt the certification of the election.