Republicans Have One-in-Four Chance to Claim Senate Majority, Model Shows – NYTimes.com

Posted on September 8, 2010

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Republicans now have approximately a one-in-four chance of winning enough Senate seats in the Nov. 2 elections to claim an outright majority of the chamber, FiveThirtyEight’s latest forecasting model shows.

That the composition of the Senate is in doubt is not a new development; the model had assigned Republicans better than a one-in-five chance of claiming the chamber upon its debut at The New York Times two weeks ago. Nevertheless, nearly every day now seems to bring another sour piece of polling news for the Democrats.

Republicans Have One-in-Four Chance to Claim Senate Majority, Model Shows – NYTimes.com.

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