Washington, November 6: Search giant Google on Tuesday, 6th November 2018 dedicated its doodle urging US citizens to Go and Vote, giving results and guiding citizens to 'Where do I vote #ElectionDay.' The midterm elections in the United States, are touted as the "referendum" on the presidency of Donald Trump. The landing page of the search engine encourages the American electorate to participate in the polls by stating: "Go Vote". On clicking on it, the users are directed to another page where one link guides them on where to vote and another on how to vote, with search page leading to the results displaying "Where do I vote #ElectionDay."
In the mid-term polls underway today, a total of 435 seats in the House of Representatives, 35 seats in the 100-member Senate, 36 Governor’s posts and seats in state legislatures across the country are being contested. From 'What Are the Midterm Polls' to 'Who Are Expected to Win' — Top Questions Answered.
Ending the high-stake electoral campaign, President Donald Trump in his final statements claimed that the Democrats have turned into a "radicalised group" which will turn the US into a criminals' and migrants' den if granted a majority.
Trump's election campaign has largely been centred around his anti-immigration stand, along with the rise in employment and growth in economy over the past two years. The President claimed that his "America First" policy has "immensely benefited" all stratas of the US society.
In order to implement his vision unabated, Trump said he requires a brute Republican majority in the Senate as well as the House of Representatives. "Then we will have the great wall which will end the influx of drugs and criminals from Mexico," he said.
On the Democrats' side, the campaign came to a close with former president Barack Obama's marquee rally in Northern Virginia, where he appealed the electorate to uphold and safeguard the American values by voting against the party which has shown leaning towards fascism. His remarks were a veiled jibe at the Donald Trump-led Republicans.
"America is at a crossroads. The character of our country is on the ballot," Obama said, appealing the voters to support the Democrats.
The results of US midterm polls will begin trickling as soon as the voting concludes in provinces. Google will be providing the results in real-time. All internet users need to do is type in ‘Senate results’ or ‘House results’ into the search bar. The search engine will also provide you the option of tracking individual seats' results.