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Prevent Child Abuse America 2022 Election Guide

The 2022 United States elections will be held on Tuesday, November 8, 2022. During this midterm election year, control of both chambers of Congress and dozens of governorships and state offices will be decided.

These include all 435 seats in the House of Representatives and 35 of the 100 seats in the Senate which will be contested. Thirty-nine state and territorial gubernatorial and numerous other state and local elections will also be contested. This will be the first election affected by the redistricting that will follow the 2020 census.

  • 435 seats in the United States House of Representatives
  • 35 seats in the United States Senate
  • 36 State and 3 Territorial Governorships
  • 6,000 seats in State Legislatures
  • 88 state legislative chambers in 46 states
  • Municipal elections – Mayors and City Council positions

Elections present an opportunity to promote child abuse and neglect prevention policies and strategies, and to make investments to support these vital initiatives. This time allows us to get to know the candidates, introduce candidates to our organizations, and educate them on the importance of supporting families and improving both child and parent well-being.

By voting, organizing in our communities, and having conversations with loved ones, we can come together as a society to speak out in favor of the country we want to live in. Let us continue supporting fair policies and programs that enable every child, family, and community to thrive today, tomorrow, and for generations to come.

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