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The Battle for Capitol Hill - 2008 Senate  
 
Projections for the week of
  Projected Seats:

Current Seats:

Projected Change:

This Week's Tally
Republicans Democrats Independents
Projected
Senate Seats
2
Projected
Gain/Loss
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Last Week's Tally
Republicans Democrats Independents
Projected
Senate Seats
2
Projected
Gain/Loss
--

   
 
Changes This Week
In Democrats' Favor
In Republicans' Favor
 
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Senate Race Summary
 
    State   Republican   Democrat   Incumbent Projected Result  
  Alabama Jeff Sessions - inc Vivian Figures Republican  
  Alaska Ted Stevens - inc Mark Begich Republican Strong DEM Gain
  Arkansas UNOPPOSED Mark Pryor - inc Democrat Solid DEM Hold
  Colorado Bob Schaffer Mark Udall Republican - OPEN Strong DEM Gain
  Delaware Christine O'Donnell Joe Biden - inc Democrat Solid DEM Hold
  Georgia Saxby Chambliss - inc Jim Martin Republican Weak GOP Hold
  Idaho Jim Risch Larry LaRocco Republican - OPEN Strong GOP Hold
  Illinois Steven Sauerberg Richard Durbin - inc Democrat Solid DEM Hold
  Iowa Christopher Reed Tom Harkin - inc Democrat Solid DEM Hold
  Kansas Pat Roberts - inc Jim Slattery Republican Solid GOP Hold
  Kentucky Mitch McConnell - inc Bruce Lunsford Republican Mod GOP Hold
  Louisiana John Kennedy Mary Landrieu - inc Democrat Strong DEM Hold
  Maine Susan Collins - inc Tom Allen Republican Solid GOP Hold
  Massachusetts Jeff Beatty John Kerry - inc Democrat Solid DEM Hold
  Michigan Jack Hoogendyk Carl Levin - inc Democrat Solid DEM Hold
  Minnesota Norm Coleman - inc Al Franken Republican Weak GOP Hold
  Mississippi Thad Cochran - inc Erik Fleming Republican Solid GOP Hold
  Mississippi Roger Wicker - interim Ronnie Musgrove Republican - SPECIAL Strong GOP Hold
  Montana Bob Kelleher Max Baucus - inc Democrat Solid DEM Hold
  Nebraska Mike Johanns Scott Kleeb Republican - OPEN Strong GOP Hold
  New Hampshire John Sununu - inc Jeanne Shaheen Republican Mod DEM Gain
  New Jersey Richard Zimmer Frank Lautenberg - inc Democrat Strong DEM Hold
  New Mexico Steve Pearce Tom Udall Republican - OPEN Solid DEM Gain
  North Carolina Elizabeth Dole - inc Kay Hagen Republican Mod DEM Gain
  Oklahoma James Inhofe - inc Andrew Rice Republican Solid GOP Hold
  Oregon Gordon Smith - inc Jeff Merkley Republican Mod DEM Gain
  Rhode Island Robert Tingle Jack Reed - inc Democrat Solid DEM Hold
  South Carolina Lindsay Graham - inc Bob Conley Republican Solid GOP Hold
  South Dakota Joel Dykstra Timothy Johnson - inc Democrat Solid DEM Hold
  Tennessee Lamar Alexander - inc Robert Tuke Republican Solid GOP Hold
  Texas John Cornyn - inc Richard Noriega Republican Strong GOP Hold
  Virginia Jim Gilmore Mark Warner Republican - OPEN Solid DEM Gain
  West Virginia Jay Wolfe Jay Rockefeller, IV - inc Democrat Solid DEM Hold
  Wyoming Mike Enzi - inc Chris Rothfuss Republican Solid GOP Hold
  Wyoming John Barrasso - interim Nick Carter Republican - SPECIAL Solid GOP Hold
 
BOLD - party takeover
  Race ratings:
  • "Weak" - less than 5%
  • "Mod" - 5% to less than 10%
  • "Strong" - 10% to 15%
  • "Solid" - greater than 15%
  •   For projected margins of victory, click here
     
     
     
    Primary Schedule
     
    Completed
      Hawaii, Sep 20
    Massachusetts, Sep 16
    Delaware, Sep 9
    Minnesota, Sep 9
    New Hampshire, Sep 9
    New York, Sep 9
    Rhode Island, Sep 9
    Vermont, Sep 9
    Wisconsin, Sep 9
    Louisiana, Sep 6
    Arizona, Sep 2
    Alaska, Aug 26
    Florida, Aug 26
    Washington, Aug 19
    Wyoming, Aug 19
    Colorado, Aug 12
    Connecticut, Aug 12
    Nevada, Aug 12
    Tennessee, Aug 7
    Kansas, Aug 5
    Michigan, Aug 5
    Missouri, Aug 5
    Oklahoma, Jul 29
    Georgia, Jul 15
    Utah, Jun 24
    Maine, Jun 10
    North Dakota, Jun 10
    South Carolina, Jun 10
    Virginia, Jun 10
    Alabama, Jun 3
    California, Jun 3
    Iowa, Jun 3
    Montana, Jun 3
    New Jersey, Jun 3
    New Mexico, Jun 3
    South Dakota, Jun 3
    Idaho, May 27
    Arkansas, May 20
    Kentucky, May 20
    Oregon, May 20
    Nebraska, May 13
    West Virginia, May 13
    Indiana, May 6
    North Carolina, May 6
    Pennsylvania, Apr 22
    Mississippi, Mar 11
    Ohio, Mar 4
    Texas, Mar 4
    Maryland, Feb 12
    Illinois, Feb 5
     
     
     
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