Senate Races

as of November 1

Balance of Power: Ken's Predictions

52 Democratic seats
Republican seats 48
  • Safe D: 47
  • Leans D: 5
  • Safe I: 0
  • Safe I: 0
  • Safe R: 34
  • Leans R: 14
51 needed for a majority
Note: Sens. Joe Lieberman (I-CT) and Bernie Sanders (I-VT) caucus with the Democrats.

Democrats now control the Senate 59-41. But with 37 races at stake, will the Senate still be in their hands after November? Follow Ken Rudin's predictions.

 

Race to Watch

Washington

Candidates: Patty Murray (D) - Incumbent, Dino Rossi (R)

Murray Faces Fight In Evergreen State
Sep 10, 2010 Patty Murray (D), first elected in 1992, is seeking a fourth term. Like her fellow Democratic senator Barbara Boxer, Murray -- also from the Class of 1992 -- was not thought to be in any difficulty ...

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