To retake the US Senate, the Democratic Party need only take four seats from the Republican Party this year. In an election year as unpredictable as this one, whether or not they will succeed is anyone’s guess.
We asked academic experts in states with key Senate elections to comment on their local races, and on who is likely to win this year. We will add more articles as the election approaches. You can find links to the articles below:
In the lead-up to today’s election, the Silver State has been in the news, […]
In Wisconsin’s Senate race, Johnson vs. Feingold has gone from a sure-thing to a potential trend-buster
Wisconsin has voted for the Democratic presidential candidate for the past seven elections, and […]
Running a traditional ‘textbook’ campaign, Rob Portman has a commanding lead in Ohio’s Senate race, in spite of Donald Trump.
As part of our series covering key Senate races in the 2016 election, Tom […]
In Missouri’s Senate race, Democrat Jason Kander’s positioning as an outsider has turned Roy Blunt’s incumbency into a disadvantage.
Republican Roy Blunt won Missouri’s open Senate seat in 2010 by a wide margin, […]
John McCain has been one of the Grand Canyon state’s US Senators for nearly […]
In Illinois, Tammy Duckworth’s better funded campaign puts Mark Kirk’s Senate seat in a precarious position
In a state which has tended to elect Democrats in recent years, it may […]
In the Granite State’s Senate race, Donald Trump means that Kelly Ayotte now finds herself between a rock and a hard place
In contrast to the polarized and polarizing presidential campaigns, both candidates in the New […]
Until August, it seemed certain that incumbent Republican Senator Richard Burr would hang on […]
In a traditionally Republican-leaning state, former Democratic Senator Evan Bayh’s bid to get his […]
In Florida, Marco Rubio looks set to win a Senate race that will have a lasting impact on US politics.
In the first article in our new series covering key Senate races in the […]
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