2012 Senate Race RatingsNov 1, 2012
Includes seats not up for re-election. Control of Senate marked at 50 seats.
Toss Up or Worse
Currently, Democrats control 45 seats. Republicans control 53 seats.
44 Democrat-controlled seats and 18 Republican-controlled seats are up for election.
There are 2 Independent seats. 4are up for re-election. These seats caucus with Democrats.
Only seats up for re-election (66).
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 | 21 Held Seats