Senate Ratings

October 28, 2008 · 1:06 AM EDT

Here are our latest Senate ratings. We are increasing our estimate to a Democratic gain of 7-9 seats, up from 6-9 seats.

# = Moved benefiting Democrats
* = Moved benefiting Republicans



Likely Takeover (4 R, 0 D)
Lean Takeover (3 R, 0 D)

  • Dole (R-NC)
  • Smith (R-OR)
  • Stevens (R-AK) #
Toss-Up (1 R, 0 D)
Narrow Advantage for Incumbent Party (3 R, 1 D)
Clear Advantage for Incumbent Party (1 R, 0 D)

  • Collins (R-ME)
Currently Safe (11 R, 11 D)