Feb. 11, 2016

Election Preview: The Homestretch

The battle for control of Congress enters its last leg. Will there be no change in majority party in either chamber? That’s the current bet.

12 Questions in 2012

So many races; so many questions. Who will win; who will lose? And above all: Why? Here, we examine 12 of the many questions surrounding Election Day 2012. After a long and at times unpredictable election cycle, there is only a month left until everything is decided.

Top 10 Vulnerable Members

There are two tiers on this list. There is near universal agreement that the first six Members aren't returning to Congress. Then there are the next four Members, all of whom are currently in Tossup races. Determining who belonged in the second group was tough.

Pick Your Congress (PDF)

Control of Congress does not appear to be up for grabs in next month’s elections. Democrats appear headed to pick up seats but are unlikely to reach the 25 net gain needed to retake the majority. What will the partisan breakdown of the next Congress be? Pick the winners of these races and try to guess for yourself. There are no prizes, but come Nov. 6, you’ll have the satisfaction of knowing how prescient you were.

House Race Ratings Chart | Map

Senate Race Ratings Chart | Map

Casualty List | Poll Closing Schedule


New England Region Roundup

Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont

Mid-Atlantic Region Roundup

Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and West Virginia

South Region Roundup

Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia

Midwest Region Roundup

Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio and Wisconsin

Plains Region Roundup

Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota and South Dakota

Southwest Region Roundup

Arizona, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas

Mountain Region Roundup

Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Utah and Wyoming

West Region Roundup

Alaska, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Oregon and Washington