Senate Balance of Power: Dems 48, GOP 48, Toss-Ups 4

Current projections suggest that the Democrats would hold 48 seats after Election Day while the Republicans would hold 48. Four states are in the Toss-Up category (California, Illinois, Nevada, and Washington). All four Toss-Ups are seats currently held by Democrats.

Republicans have the edge in seven Democratic-held Senate seats–Arkansas, Colorado, IndianaNorth Dakota, Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Wisconsin. At the moment, no Republican-held seats appear headed for the Democratic column.

In the table below, the states marked in red currently have a Republican senator. Those in blue currently have a Democratic senator.

Solid Dem
Lean Dem
Lean GOP
Solid GOP
Connecticut   California Colorado Alabama
Delaware   Illinois Missouri Alaska
Hawaii   Nevada N. Hampshire Arizona
Maryland   Washington Ohio Arkansas
New York   Pennsylvania Florida
New York (S)   West Virginia Georgia
Oregon   Wisconsin Idaho
Vermont   Indiana
North Carolina
North Dakota
South Carolina
South Dakota

via Election 2010: Senate Balance Of Power – Rasmussen Reports™.


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