These 2018 midterm candidates can make history with a victory

These 2018 midterm candidates can make history with a victory
Challenging the status quo, candidates for governor, House and US Senate seats will make history as people of color, women and LGBTQ candidates are on 2018 midterm election ballots. (Associated Press)
Challenging the status quo, candidates for governor, House and US Senate seats will make history as people of color, women and LGBTQ candidates are on 2018 midterm election ballots.
Challenging the status quo, candidates for governor, House and US Senate seats will make history as people of color, women and LGBTQ candidates are on 2018 midterm election ballots.
Andrew Gillum (D) – The current Tallahassee Mayor can become Florida’s first black governor. The Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University graduate is the first black nominee for a major party in Florida. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
Andrew Gillum (D) – The current Tallahassee Mayor can become Florida’s first black governor. The Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University graduate is the first black nominee for a major party in Florida. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D) - The 29-year-old Bronx native is a political newcomer who stunned 10 term incumbent Joseph Crowley in the primaries. She could become one of the youngest women elected to Congress. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D) - The 29-year-old Bronx native is a political newcomer who stunned 10 term incumbent Joseph Crowley in the primaries. She could become one of the youngest women elected to Congress. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Martha McSally (R) (AP Photo/Matt York)
Martha McSally (R) (AP Photo/Matt York)
Christine Hallquist (D) - She could become the nation’s first openly transgender governor. Hallquist, a Vermont Democrat and former IBM engineer, is already the first openly transgender candidate to be nominated for governor. (AP Photo/Wilson Ring, File)
Christine Hallquist (D) - She could become the nation’s first openly transgender governor. Hallquist, a Vermont Democrat and former IBM engineer, is already the first openly transgender candidate to be nominated for governor. (AP Photo/Wilson Ring, File)
Stacey Abrams (D) – The Georgia Democratic Gubernatorial candidate could become the first black female governor in U.S. history. The former state legislator made history already by becoming the first black female nominee of a major party. Abrams has been a member of the Georgia House of representatives since 2007 and has earned the endorsement of former President Barack Obama and Oprah Winfrey. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
Stacey Abrams (D) – The Georgia Democratic Gubernatorial candidate could become the first black female governor in U.S. history. The former state legislator made history already by becoming the first black female nominee of a major party. Abrams has been a member of the Georgia House of representatives since 2007 and has earned the endorsement of former President Barack Obama and Oprah Winfrey. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
Jared Polis (D) – Could become America’s first openly gay governor. He is currently the one of the richest members of the House of Representatives and with a net worth of nearly $400 million. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
Jared Polis (D) – Could become America’s first openly gay governor. He is currently the one of the richest members of the House of Representatives and with a net worth of nearly $400 million. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
Kyrsten Sinema (D) - Made history in 2012 when she became the first openly bisexual member of congress. She can make history again on Tuesday wih a win, becoming the first female and the first openly Bisexual senator for the state of Arizona. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, file)
Kyrsten Sinema (D) - Made history in 2012 when she became the first openly bisexual member of congress. She can make history again on Tuesday wih a win, becoming the first female and the first openly Bisexual senator for the state of Arizona. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, file)
Ben Jealous (D) – The former NAACP president could become Maryland’s first black governor. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Ben Jealous (D) – The former NAACP president could become Maryland’s first black governor. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Chris Pappas (D) – with a victory could become New Hampshire’s first openly gay congress member. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)
Chris Pappas (D) – with a victory could become New Hampshire’s first openly gay congress member. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)
Michelle Lujan Grisham (D) - Could become the first Latina Democratic governor in the U.S. (AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan, File)
Michelle Lujan Grisham (D) - Could become the first Latina Democratic governor in the U.S. (AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan, File)