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Date of Prediction: 2018-01-24 Version:1

Prediction Map
Vosem MapPrediction Key

* = Pickup via defeat of incumbent; ^ = Pickup of an open seat

Confidence Map
Vosem MapConfidence Key

Prediction States Won
17 |
33 |
50 |

Confidence States Won
17 |
33 |
50 |

State Pick-ups

Gain Loss Hold Net Gain
Inc. Open Total Inc. Open Total Inc. Open Total

Predicted Senate Control (116th Congress):
Party Seats Up Seats Not Up Total Seats


Democratic gains against Heller and the open seat in Arizona seem like surer bets than holds in IN/MO, to be honest. Several sets of seats in the Leans D category:<br /> - Baldwin and Nelson: Dems in "swing" states that I suspect to be vulnerable<br /> - Heitkamp and Tester: Mountain West Dems that I don't really expect to be vulnerable, but this can't be ruled out<br /> - Brown and Manchin: Appalachian Dems that I don't really expect to be vulnerable, but this can't be ruled out<br /> - King and Menendez: Given uncertainties regarding electoral system and corruption, races can't be called safe<br /> <br /> Called TX/TN as Leans R. I expect lots of sturm und drang in those seats, and quite possibly close results, but not actual flips.<br /> <br /> Mean result is D+1 for a 50-50 Senate. Gut says 51-49 D but even with how the environment is shaping up that may be optimistic for Dems.

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Prediction Score States Percent Total Accuracy Ver #D Rank
P 2018 Senate /33 /33 /66 % pie
P 2016 President 44/56 23/56 67/112 59.8% pie 3 0 597T
P 2016 Senate 31/34 16/34 47/68 69.1% pie 4 0 213T
P 2014 Senate 34/36 26/36 60/72 83.3% pie 8 2 21T
P 2014 Governor 31/36 20/36 51/72 70.8% pie 7 2 22T
P 2013 Governor 2/2 0/2 2/4 50.0% pie 2 0 98T
Aggregate Predictions 142/164 85/164 227/328 69.2% pie

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