Senate Race Prediction Contest

With the presidential race having lost some of its luster, the big game in town is the battle for control of the Senate.  Republicans, which currently hold a 54-46 majority, are defending 24 of the 34 Senate seats up this year.  Nearly everyone expects the GOP to lose seats in November, but will it be enough to give the Democrats control?

That’s the perfect lead in the latest Political Junkie contest:  Name the winners of these key Senate races.  The person with the best record wins a Political Junkie t-shirt!  Deadline:  Tuesday, November 1st at Noon, Eastern time.  Good luck!  Send your picks to [email protected].   (GUIDE:  Republicans listed first; incumbent in CAPS; incumbent party with asterisk)

ARIZONA:  JOHN McCAIN vs. Ann Kirkpatrick

FLORIDA:  MARCO RUBIO vs. Patrick Murphy

ILLINOIS:  MARK KIRK vs. Tammy Duckworth

INDIANA:  Todd Young* vs. Evan Bayh

MISSOURI:  ROY BLUNT vs. Jason Kander

NEVADA:  Joe Heck vs. Catherine Cortez Masto*

NEW HAMPSHIRE:  KELLY AYOTTE vs. Maggie Hassan

NORTH CAROLINA:  RICHARD BURR vs. Deborah Ross

PENNSYLVANIA:  PAT TOOMEY vs. Katie McGinty

WISCONSIN:  RON JOHNSON vs. Russ Feingold

TIE BREAKER:  Final makeup of the Senate (excluding Louisiana**):

**Louisiana is likely to be headed to Dec. 3 runoff

 

 

8 thoughts on “Senate Race Prediction Contest”

  1. ARIZONA: JOHN McCAIN

    FLORIDA: MARCO RUBIO

    ILLINOIS: Tammy Duckworth

    INDIANA: Evan Bayh

    MISSOURI: Jason Kander

    NEVADA: Catherine Cortez Masto*

    NEW HAMPSHIRE: Maggie Hassan

    NORTH CAROLINA: Deborah Ross

    PENNSYLVANIA: Katie McGinty

    WISCONSIN: Russ Feingold

    Tiebreaker: The Democrats will end up with 53 seats on a wave of high Clinton voter turnout due to Trump’s change of tactics as he tries to monetize the support of his base.

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  2. AZ: McCain
    FL: Murphy
    IL: Duckworth
    IN: Young
    MO: Blunt
    NV: Cortez Masto
    NH: Hassan
    NC: Ross
    PA: McGinty
    WI: Feingold

    J. McCrackan, Evanston, IL

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  3. Az: McCain;Fl Rubio: Il Duckworth; In Young; Mo Kander;Nv Masto; NH Hassan; NC Ross; Pa McGinty; Wi Feingold. (Welcome back, Russ!)

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