Why Democrats Should Be Terrified of Midterm Election
by Anthony Sibley (AJ) on Mar 25, 2014 | Views: 170 | Score: 1
|Probability of Republican Win (%)|
Senate Seats Currently Held By Democrats
Sources: savvyroo.com, fivethirtyeight.com, savvyroo.com
Nate Silver's 538 gives Republicans a 60%-chance of taking control of the Senate in the midterm-elections. Republicans need only take six additional seats, with estimates predicting four Democratic-seats as likely to go to Republicans, and four as tossups. Democrats' favorability has declined significantly since the implementation of Obamacare, even while majorities of Americans support nearly every provision of the law.