Alaska mark bagitch democrat vrs joe miller republican
In 2009,democrat bagitch took advantage of scandal that led to the conviction of long time senator ted stevens. Begitch had to stradle the fench between pleasing red sate alaka voters and president Obama. Joe miller a sarah palin aly did not get the full suport of republican establishment in the sate.senator lisa murkulski declined to endorse anyone. As a result Begitch waa able to keep his seat.
Winner democrat hold.
Alabama senator jeff seasons wins reelection.
Arkansas senator mark pryor democrat vrs tom cotten republican
On paper cotten looked like a dream canidate. He was a veterin. He was young. He was handsome. Arkanas once a democratic stringhold was trending gop. Cotten was an architect of the shutdown of 2013. Pryor was able to potray him as an obstructionist. Pryor won.
Winner dem hold
Colorado senator mark udal d vrs ken buck
Republican atempts to recruit congresman corry gardner or any one else led to the nomination of 2010 canidate ken buck.mark udal crushed to a victory.
Chris coons is relected. Coons defeated republican business man kevin wade.
Georgia republican david perdue v michelle nun
Once a democratic stronghold, the republucan had gotten a foot hold in the sate in first decade of the new cenrury. With the reritenent of republucan senator chamblis the seat was oppen. Michele nun daughter of x senator dam nun jumped in. Nun who ran as non partison and bi partisen was able to get 52 percent of the vote and avoid a runoff.
Bryan shatz the democratic incumbent apointed to replace the late daniel inoye won this special election. He defeated republican cam cavasso.
Senator jim risch wins reelection. He defeated democrat neils mitchel.
Ilonois senator dick durban democrat vrs jim oerweis republican
Senator durban easily thought off a chalenge by perennial republican candidate.
Congresman bruce braly democrat vrs republican sate senator joni ernst.
With the help of outgoing senator tom harken, brally won the open seat. This was seen as a defeat for sarah palin who was a big suporter of ernst.
Pat Roberts republican incumbent vrs grieg orman.
Pat roberts was seaking a foutg term. Roberts was seen as too moderate for the tea party. While the democratic canidate droped out and endorsed orman. While orman did not pledge to caucis with rhe democrats many assumed he would. In kannas wich had not sent a democrat to the senate sence the middle 2oth century,this seemed like a long shot. With the unpopulerity of governor brownback,and the meurging of moderate republican and te democrats orman won. He anounced that he would suport harty reid and the democrats two days after the election.
Senator mitxh mcconel r vrs alisson lindegrun grimes
In a major upset, aliison lundegrin grimes was able to unseat mcconel. Pols showed that she had an egde. She was heavily suported by incumbent governor bashir and democratic establishment in the sate. This guarantied that the republican would not retake the senate.
Mary laundru democratic incumbent vrs bill caysidy(r)
Laundru was elected in 1996 in a close race. Again she was forced into a runoff in 02 but won. She won relection without much trouble in 08. She was targarted in 2014 and was believed to be extremly venerable. She was forced into a runoff but with bo chances of regaing the senate there was little interest. Laundru ended uo wining the runoff.
Susan coliins(r)vrs democrat shan belows
Activist shana belows hoped to pull off a suprise upset but that did not happen.
Senator ed marky wins election to a full term. He defeated republican bryan herr.
In an open seat congresman garry peaters a demoxratefaces republican terrh lyin land.
Garry peaters won this seat with little trouble. Land had a slight edge at first but with the unpopulerity of republican due to the government shutdown governor snyders polical ptoblems peaters was able to win reelection.
Al franken democratix incumdent vrs mike Mcfadden
Franken a former Saturday night live producer and talk show host won a contested race in 2009. Republicans hoped to oust him. In a dempcratic wave year,it did not happen.
Chris mcdaniels (r) vrs travis childers(d)
Mcdaniels defeated senator thad cocren. The race looked competitive but mcdaniels won it easily..
Max baukus (d) vrs denny reburg(r)
Max buckis was relected. While republican hoped to take this seat,buckis was stil popular. He was still reelected.
Ben sasse republican vrs dave domina democrat
In a surprising upset,democratic trial lawer defeated ben sasse. Sase who won the repuclican nomination with outside suport angered thr gop establihment in nebrasca and nationaly. The pols coming in to the election had sasr winning but domina won with 55 percent of the vote. Many in yhe republican establishment breathed a sigh of relief as to not have another ted cruz or mike lee in the senate.
Jeen shaheen (d) vrs scot brown
In 22009,republican scot brown won a special election in Massachusetts. He lost in 2012 to elizabeth warren. Brown decided to change residentcy to new hampshire and chalenege shaheen. He was able to win a close race mostly on local poltics.
Cory booker vrs jeff ball
Cory booker won a special election in 2013. He was relected without much trouble.
New mexico tom udal democratic incumbent vrs alen weh
Tom udal seemed like he might be venerable. That did not happen.he was able to win relection quite comfortibly.
Kay hagen democratic imcumbent vrs republican tom tillis
Kay hagen defeated senator Elizabeth dole in 2008. She rode the obama wave as well as capitize on gafs that dole made. She implied that hagen was athiest. Hagen is an elder at her presbiterian church. She came into 2014 ubpopular. Tillis was speaker of the north Carolina house. The house was known for passing far right bill in a sate that slughtly leen gop but was a purple sate. Tilis faced a difficult primary.many high profile talk show host and tea party suported his gop rivak grieg branen. Hagen eeked out a victory. It was enough.
Due to health concerns ,senator tom coburn decided to resign early folowing a special election. Congresman James lankford a former youth pastor won the seat.
Jeff merkly d vrs dr. Monica whitby(r)
Merkly defeated then republican senator gorden smith. The result was close. Defeating merkly in deep blue oregon was a ling schot. Nerosurgen dr. Monica whitby appeared to be someone who could it. As the election became a democraric wave it was just not in the cards. Whitby had an early lead but she never came back.
In 2012,ed fulmer long time head of the heritage fondation anounced that he was leaving. Jim demint would replace him. He steped down from the senate. Governor haily appointed tim Scot to replace him.scot was the first African American senator from the sate sense reconstruction. Tim scot was elected without much trouble.
Mike rounds republican vrs democrat rick wehland and independent lary pressor.
Senator tim johnson a democrat decided not to run. Rounds a former governor from a prominent family in the sate seemed to be a shoe in. With the rise of independent pressor. Wehland presented himself as an outsider. He attacked big money in politics. Wehland pols grew. Wehland won a suprise election.
John cornine survived a primary chalenge. Cornine who had a bit of a climb in 2008. He was relected this time without much trouble. Cornine curently the republican minority leader will probably seak to become leader but not mojority leader.
Republican lamer alexander wins reelection.
Senator mark warner democrat vrs ed gilespe
It was a lonh schot but gilespe had nothing better to do. Why not be a sacrificial lamb in a sate where republican used to be competitive. Warner lost some ground but stil won in basically landslide.
Shelly more capito(r) vrs netali tennet(d)
Jay rockifeller chose not to run for relection. Shelly npre capito has been gerring up for higher office.she was ahead most of the time.despite the dismal performece by the g.o.p,she was able to win the seat. This was one of the few bright spots.
Mike enzi beat liz chaney for the nomination. He was relected with bo dificulty.
Democrats did better then expected. The republican were left in shambles. Mitch mconel was without a seat. Ron jonson of Wisconsin challenged john cornine for leader of the republicans in the senate. Cornine won. Senator ded fisher of nebrasca became number two.