Roll Call on the Road: The 2018 Midterms in Pictures

Our photographers traveled the country to cover the 2018 campaigns

Harley Rouda, a Democrat running in California’s 48th District, speaks with supporters on May 20 during a campaign rally in Laguna Beach, Calif. Rouda later advanced to the general election against GOP Rep. Dana Rohrabacher. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)
Harley Rouda, a Democrat running in California’s 48th District, speaks with supporters on May 20 during a campaign rally in Laguna Beach, Calif. Rouda later advanced to the general election against GOP Rep. Dana Rohrabacher. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)
Posted November 6, 2018 at 5:00am

Roll Call photographers have traveled from Maryland to California and Texas to Montana to capture images of the midterm campaigns.

As the election draws to a close, here’s a look back at the best photos of the 2018 cycle:

UNITED STATES - JUNE 18: Aruna Miller, who is running for the Democratic nomination in Maryland's 6th Congressional District, talks with citizens during early voting at the Activity Center at Bohrer Park in Gaithersburg, Md., on June 18, 2018. She stands behind the electioneering line which prevents a candidate from being too close to a voting site. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Aruna Miller, who ran for the Democratic nomination in Maryland’s 6th District but was defeated by David Trone, talks with citizens on June 18 during early voting in Gaithersburg, Md. She is standing behind the electioneering line which prevents a candidate from getting too close to a voting site. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call file photo)
UNITED STATES - July 4: Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., chats with Little Miss 4th of July before the start of the Ripley 4th of July Grand Parade in Ripley, West Virginia Wednesday July 4, 2018. (Photo By Sarah Silbiger/CQ Roll Call)
Sen. Joe Manchin III, D-W.Va., chats with Little Miss 4th of July before the start of the July 4 parade in Ripley, W.Va. The parade is billed as “America’s Largest Small Town Independence Day Celebration.” (Sarah Silbiger/CQ Roll Call file photo)
UNITED STATES - AUGUST 17: Rep. Kevin Cramer, R-N.D., and Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., attend an event with National Guardsmen in Bismarck, N.D., on August 17, 2018, before some troops were deployed to Africa. They are running against each other for the North Dakota Senate seat. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Rep. Kevin Cramer, R-N.D., and Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., attend an event with National Guardsmen in Bismarck, N.D., on Aug. 17, before some troops were deployed to Africa. Cramer is challenging Heitkamp for her Senate seat. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call file photo)
UNITED STATES - AUGUST 18: Rep. Greg Gianforte, R-Mont., waves to constituents at the Crow Fair in Crow Agency, Mont., on August 18, 2018. Gianforte is being challenged by Democrat Kathleen Williams. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Rep. Greg Gianforte, R-Mont., waves to constituents at the Crow Fair in Crow Agency, Mont., on Aug. 18. Gianforte is being challenged by Democrat Kathleen Williams as he bids for a first full term. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call file photo)
UNITED STATES - AUGUST 19: Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., talks with constituents before a parade at Crow Fair in Crow Agency, Mont., on August 19, 2018. Tester is being challenged by Republican Matt Rosendale for the Senate seat. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., talks with constituents before a parade at Crow Fair in Crow Agency, Mont., on Aug. 19. Tester is running for a third term against Republican state Auditor Matt Rosendale. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call file photo)
UNITED STATES - SEPTEMBER 15: Dean Phillips, left, Democratic candidate for Minnesota's 3rd Congressional District, greets members of the band The Suburbs at the
Democrat Dean Phillips, left, greets members of the band The Suburbs at the “Everyone’s Invited!” picnic in Excelsior, Minn., on Sept. 15, as he campaigns for the state’s 3rd District. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call file photo)
UNITED STATES - SEPTEMBER 16: Jim Hagedorn, Republican candidate for Minnesota's 1st Congressional District, campaigns in the Applefest parade in La Crescent, Minn., on September 16, 2018. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Republican Jim Hagedorn, who’s making his fourth bid for Minnesota’s 1st District, campaigns at the Applefest parade in La Crescent, Minn., on Sept. 16. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call file photo)
UNITED STATES - SEPTEMBER 22: Angie Craig, Democratic candidate for Minnesota's 2nd Congressional District, campaigns during a parade in New Prague, Minn., on September 22, 2018. (Photo By Simone Pathe/CQ Roll Call)
Democrat Angie Craig, who’s challenging GOP Rep. Jason Lewis in Minnesota’s 2nd District, campaigns during a parade in New Prague, Minn., on Sept. 22. (Simone Pathé/CQ Roll Call file photo)
UNITED STATES - SEPTEMBER 29: Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate from Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke speaks to the crowd at his Turn out For Texas Rally, featuring a concert by Wille Nelson, in Austin, Texas on Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Rep. Beto O’Rourke, D-Texas, speaks to the crowd at a Sept. 29 rally in Austin that featured a concert by Wille Nelson. O’Rourke has drawn national attention for his challenge to GOP Sen. Ted Cruz. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)
UNITED STATES - OCTOBER 20: Rep. Jacky Rosen, D-Nev., Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate, dances with a supporter at the East Las Vegas Community Center, an early voting location, in Las Vegas on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018, the first day of early voting in Nevada. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Rep. Jacky Rosen, D-Nev., who is challenging GOP Sen. Dean Heller, dances with a supporter at the East Las Vegas Community Center, an early voting location, in Las Vegas on Oct. 20. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)
UNITED STATES - OCTOBER 24: GOP candidate for Senate Rep. Martha McSally, R-Ariz., tries her hand at virtual welding as she tours the Universal Technical Institute in Avondale, Ariz., outside of Phoenix on Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Rep. Martha McSally, R-Ariz., tries her hand at virtual welding as she tours the Universal Technical Institute in Avondale, Ariz., on Oct. 24. McSally faces Democratic Rep. Kyrsten Sinema for the Senate seat GOP Sen Jeff Flake is vacating. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)

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