Cook Political Report Moves Three Key Senate Races Towards Republicans
The senate seats are in Arizona, Georgia, and Nevada.
The Cook Political Report is shifting three hotly contested 2022 Senate races toward the GOP and into the toss-up column, a move that suggests a more favorable environment for Republicans.
The Senate contests in Arizona, Georgia, and Nevada once leaned toward Democrats. That changed on Friday, when the nonpartisan election handicapper reclassified them as toss-up races, meaning that they could go in either direction.
All three seats are currently held by Democratic incumbents, Sens. Mark Kelly (Ariz.), Raphael Warnock (Ga.) and Catherine Cortez Masto (Nev.). Republicans see those seats as their best pickup opportunities in 2022.
Things aren’t looking much better for Democrats in 2024 either.
A new McLaughlin poll found that Trump would beat both Joe Biden and Kamala Harris in a hypothetical 2024 matchup.
The same poll also found Republicans leading the generic congressional ballot by 4.