Key races in the 2014 mid-terms

 

The Senate

Go to the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee website  or follow them on twitter or Facebook to get updated news on races and issues.

 

The battleground states for Senate seats

There are nine 'toss-up' states and three 'leaning' states, according to Real Clear PoliticBattle for the Senate

Read FiveThirtyEightOctober 3rd assessment of the polling data on the Senate

Toss-up states

Alaska     Mark Begich  v Dan Sullivan

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Arkansas                          Mark Pryor  v Tom Cotton

Colorado                         Mark Udall v Cory Gardner

Georgia                           Michelle Nunn  v David Perdue

Iowa                                 Bruce Braley v Joni Ernst

Kansas                            Greg Orman(Independent) v Pat Roberts  There is no Democratic candidate.  For more about Orman go here.

Louisiana                        Mary Landrieu v Cassidy  (open primaries)

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New Hampshire             Jeanne Shaheen v  Scott Brown

North Carolina               Kay Hagen  v  Thom Tillis

Leaning states

Leaning Democratic

Michigan                                 Gary Peters v Terri Lynn Land

Minnesota                               Al Franken v Mike McFadden

Leaning Republican

Kentucky:                              Alison Lundergan Grimes v. Mitch McConnel

 

 

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The House of Representatives

 

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The battleground states for House of Representatives  seats

There are  17 'toss-up' districts  and  45 'leaning' districts, according to Real Clear PoliticBattle for the House