In the Senate, 36 seats are up for grabs, and Republicans hoping for a majority may soon get their wish, if recent polls are an accurate measure.
Democrats currently hold a 55-seat majority in the Senate, including two independents. Republicans need to pick up six seats to gain control. Republicans are favored to gain 8 seats, if not more.
According to a HuffPost Pollster forecast this past weekend, Republicans have a 75 percent chance of taking control of the Senate, and Democrats have a 25 percent chance of retaining control. FiveThirtyEight’s model was predicting a 73 percent chance of a Republican takeover on Sunday, and The New York Times predicted a 68 percent chance. Read more newsnet5.com