11.04.2020 0

Key Senate Races

Was Rick Right?

By Catherine Mortensen

Americans for Limited Government President Rick Manning predicts Republicans will retain control of the U.S. Senate, with Republicans picking up two seats in Alabama and Michigan and Democrats picking up two seats in Colorado and North Carolina. Check out how Rick’s Picks compare to the voters’ picks. NOTE:  This is not how Rick necessarily hopes these elections go, but instead his best guess for the outcomes.

Key Races Rick’s Picks Voters’ Picks
Arizona

Incumbent Republican Martha McSally

vs.

Democrat Mark Kelly

McSally wins Kelly won
Georgia

Incumbent Republican

David Perdue

vs.

Democratic challenger Jon Ossoff

Perdue wins Too close to call
Georgia

3-way special election between

Incumbent Republican

Kelly Loeffler

vs.

Republican Rep. Doug Collins

vs.

Rev. Raphael Warnock

(If no candidate reaches the 50% threshold, the race goes to a runoff in January.)

Run-off between Loeffler and Warnock Run-off between Loeffler and Warnock
Colorado

Incumbent Republican

Cory Gardner

vs.

Former Gov. John Hickenlooper

Hickenlooper wins Hickenlooper wins
Montana

Incumbent Republican

Steve Daines

vs.

Democratic Gov. Steve Bullock

Daines wins Daines wins
North Carolina

Incumbent Republican Thom Tillis

vs.

Democrat former state Sen. Cal Cunningham

Tillis wins Too close to call
South Carolina

Incumbent Republican

Lindsey Graham

vs.

Democrat challenger

Jaime Harrison

Graham wins Graham wins
Alabama

Incumbent Democrat Doug Jones vs.

Republican challenger

Tommy Tuberville

Tuberville wins Tuberville wins
Michigan

Incumbent Democratic Sen. Gary Peters

vs.

Republican challenger John James

James wins Too close to call
Minnesota

Incumbent Democrat Tina Smith vs.

Republican challenger Jason Lewis

Lewis wins Smith wins

Catherine Mortensen is the Vice President of Communications at Americans for Limited Government.

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