SENATE

2008 Senate Race Ratings

Oct 23, 2008
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RATINGS SUMMARY
2020 Results

Senate Democrats had a net gain of three seats.
The current Senate breakdown is 50 Democrats,
50 Republicans.

50

50

SENATE SEATS

Includes seats not up for re-election. Control of Senate marked at 50 seats.

Democrat Republican

18

32

38

12

SOLID SEATS

D - 10
R - 9
Click on bars to see solid seats breakdown

LIKELY/LEAN SEATS

D - 6
R - 4
 

Toss Up or Worse

D - 0
R - 6
 

Currently, Democrats control 48 seats. Republicans control 50 seats.

32 Democrat-controlled seats and 38 Republican-controlled seats are up for election.

There are 2 Independent seats, and none are up for election. These seats caucus with Democrats.

SENATE SEATS

Only seats up for re-election (70).

Solid Democrat Solid Republican

10

2

4

6

1

3

9

Likely : These seats are not considered competitive at this point, but have the potential to become engaged.

Lean : These are considered competitive races, but one party has an advantage.

Toss Up : These are the most competitive; either party has a good chance of winning.

Democrats | 12 Held Seats