VOTE: How Would Yanking The Kavanaugh Nomination Affect Your Vote In November?

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Scott Bledsoe Contributor
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Supreme Court Justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh finds himself in the middle of a #MeToo moment with Christine Blasey Ford accusing him of sexually assaulting her at a high school party more than 35 years ago.

With a little over two months until the 2018 midterms and the possibility that the U.S. Senate could be in play, Democrats are hoping to capitalize on Ford’s accusation and delay a confirmation vote for as long as possible.

Republicans face a political dilemma. They have invited Ford to testify, to which she has countered by requesting an FBI investigation before she’ll appear in the Senate. If Ford doesn’t testify and Republican Senators move forward in confirming Kavanaugh, they could risk further emboldening Democratic voters to turn out in high numbers to the polls in November.

On the other hand, a failure to confirm Kavanaugh could bring tremendous backlash from the GOP base, affecting their turnout on election day.

Would Kavanaugh’s confirmation failing affect whether or not you turn out for the midterms? Let us know in the poll below!