The blue wave Democrats and their friends in media keep talking about is shrinking by the week. At this point, the Democrats’ odds of retaking the U.S. Senate look very slim.
The Daily Caller reports:
THE NUMBERS ARE IN, AND IT’S LOOKING PRETTY BAD FOR SENATE DEMS IN NOVEMBER
Democrats are in for an uphill battle in November’s midterm elections as they struggle to overtake the GOP-led Senate, according to an Axios and SurveyMonkey poll of key states released Tuesday.
Although Democrats only need to pick up two seats to gain the majority in the Senate, they are struggling to control 10 states already held by Democratic senators. These states are now predominantly red states with voters who are strong supporters of President Donald Trump. They include Indiana, Missouri, Montana and North Dakota, all of which Trump won in 2016, while his Democratic opponent Hillary Clinton couldn’t even win over 40 percent of voters in any of those states, according to a Politico report.
Chances of flipping most states where Republican senators are up for reelection seems slim, with states like Nebraska, Utah and Wyoming most likely a solid GOP win, according to polling data by RealClearPolitics. Democrats’ only hope will be to replace GOP Sen. Jeff Flake from Arizona as he retires with one of their own, while simultaneously defeating GOP Sen. Dean Heller in Nevada.
The Dems chances with the House don’t look great either. Republican voters can’t take any of this for granted, though. Be sure to vote!