Presidential Race Maps Writing on the Wall

CO and WA US Senate: Both Appear To Lean Blue

Posted Nov 03, 2010 at 3:31 AM
Maurice Berger, Political Director, PollTrack

According to polling analysis this morning, it appears that Democrat Bennet in Colorado and Democrat Murray in Washington have won their respective US Senate contests.

Final US Senate Distribution of Power, as of this morning: Democrats 53 seats, Republicans 47 seats.

In the Florida Governor's Race, it appears that Republic Scott has won.

Exit Polls in CA and WA Look Good For Democrats

Posted Nov 02, 2010 at 3:06 PM
Maurice Berger, Political Director, PollTrack

Exit Polls out of CA and WA suggest strong showings for Jerry Brown for CA Gov, Barbara Boxer for CA US Sen and Patty Murray for WA US Senate. A win by Boxer and Murray would make a GOP take over of the US Senate virtually impossible. Stay tuned.

Latest Polls In Close US Senate Races

Posted Oct 13, 2010 at 1:22 AM
Maurice Berger, Political Director, PollTrack

Here's a recap of the latest polls in some of the most competitive US Senate races:

 

ALASKA: DailyKos/Public Policy Polling Republican Joe Miller just edges write-in hopeful and incumbent GOP US Senator Lisa Murkowski, 35% to 33%. Democrat Scott McAdams is at 26%.

CONNECTICUT: Fox News Democrat Richard Blumenthal leads Republican Linda McMahon, 49% to 43%.

DELAWARE: Monmouth University Democrat Chris Coons holds a huge lead over Republican Christine O'Donnell, 57% to 38%.

ILLINOIS: Rasmussen Democrat Alexi Giannoulias leads GOP Rep. Mark Kirk, 44% to 43%, with Green Party candidate LeAlan Jones polling at 4%.

NEVADA: Fox News Republican Sharon Angle leads Sen. Harry Reid, 49% to 47%. Public Policy Polling Democrat Reid edges Republican Angle, 49% to 48%.

NEW HAMPSHIRE: Rasmussen Republican Kelly Ayotte is ahead of Democratic US Rep. Paul Hodes, 51% to 44%.

NORTH CAROLINA: High Point University Republican Sen. Richard Burr leads Democrat Elaine Marshall, 45% to 31%.

WASHINGTON: Elway Democratic Sen. Patty Murray leads Republican Dino Rossi, 51% to 38%. Fox News Republican  Rossi just edges Democrat Murray, 47% to 46%.

WISCONSIN Rasmussen Republican Ron Johnson leads Russ Feingold, 52% to 45%. Reuters/Ipsos Johnson leads Feingold, 51% to 44%.

WEST VIRGINIA: Public Policy Polling Democrat Joe Manchin has now reclaimed the lead from Republican John Raese, 48% to 45%.

Washington US Senate Race 2010: Democrat Murray Ahead

Posted Sep 16, 2010 at 1:52 AM
Maurice Berger, Political Director, PollTrack

A new Elway Poll in Washington state reports that incumbent Democrat U.S. Sen. Patty Murray holds an +8% lead over GOP challenger Dino Rossi, 50% to 41%. PollTrack notes that Murrary hovers at the all-important 50% mark.

PollTrack Rates The Race Leaning Democrat

Washington US Senate Race 2010: Too-Close-To-Call

Posted Aug 25, 2010 at 1:02 AM
Maurice Berger, Political Director, PollTrack

Recent polls have been showing a tight reelection race for Democratic U.S. Senator Patty Murray in Washington state. A new SurveyUSA poll in Washington reports that Republican Dino Rossi leads Murray by a larger +7% margin, 52% to 45%.


PollTrack Moves The Race From Leaning Democrat to Too-Close-To-Call

WA US Senate 2010: Officially Too Close To Call

Posted Jul 02, 2010 at 1:44 AM
Maurice Berger, Political Director, PollTrack

A just released Rasmussen survey in Washington state reports that incumbent Democratic U.S. Senator Patty Murray is tied with her Republican challenger Dino Rossi at 47% each.


PollTrack Rates The Race Too-Close-To-Call.

WA US Senate 2010: Too Close To Call?

Posted May 06, 2010 at 1:48 AM
Maurice Berger, Political Director, PollTrack

Is the U.S. Senate race in Washington headed for a squeaker this fall? A SurveyUSA poll in Washington reports that incumbent Democratic Sen. Patty Murray does no better than 46% against six possible Republican opponents. In one match up, Murray should be particularly alarmed: against Republican Dino Rossi (R)--who is considering a Senate run--Murray trails by -10%-- 52% to 42%.