Skip to comments.Senate previews complete, GOP set to gain 6 seats, earn majority
Posted on 01/29/2014 4:40:42 PM PST by SMGFan
I'm done with my Senate race previews. And after flipping the North Carolina Senate Election to red due to yet another poll showing incumbent Democrat Kay Hagan falling behind, Election Projection has the GOP projected to gain 6 seats at this early stage in the election cycle. Of course, that means if these projections hold true, Republicans will claim the majority in the 2014 Senate Elections.
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Oh well that settles it. I guess we don’t need an election then do we???
Come on folks this is critical. We MUST get conservatives elected. The MORE the better. That should be our focus
I have been trying to keep up.
Is this list still right?
AK Mark Begich Democrat
AR Mark Pryor Democrat
CO Mark Udall Democrat
DE Chris Coons Democrat
HI Brian Schatz Democrat (special)
IA Thomas Harkin Democrat (not running)
IL Richard Durbin Democrat
LA Mary Landrieu Democrat
MA Ed Markey Democrat (Kerry Seat)
MI Carl Levin Democrat (not running)
MN Al Franken Democrat
MT Max Baucus Democrat (not running)
NC Kay Hagan Democrat
NH Jeanne Shaheen Democrat
NJ (Vacant) Democrat (Lautenburg Seat)
NM Tom Udall Democrat
OR Jeff Merkley Democrat
RI John Reed Democrat
SD Tim Johnson Democrat (not running)
VA Mark Warner Democrat
WV Jay Rockefeller IV Democrat (not running)
AL Jeff Sessions Republican
GA Saxby Chambliss Republican (not running)
ID James Risch Republican
KS Pat Roberts Republican
KY Mitch McConnell Republican
ME Susan Collins Republican
MS Thad Cochran Republican
NE Mike Johanns Republican (not running)
OK Jim Inhofe Republican
SC Lindsey Graham Republican
SC Tim Scott Republican (special)
TN Lamar Alexander Republican
TX John Cornyn Republican
WY Michael Enzi Republican
Not if the GOP passes amnesty. Tens of millions of conservatives
will sit out 2014. And I will be one of them. The only reason it would vote
in a general election is a Tea Party candidate makes it to the general
election. Otherwise, if amnesty passes, I will sit 2014 out.
I wonder if the author factored in VOTER FRAUD and BALLOT MANIPULATION and TAMPERING?
Make certain that you vote in your PRIMARY.
Do NOT sit out any election. That is EXACTLY what the RATs and the GOP Establishment want you to do.
This should serve as motivation for the GOPe to redouble their efforts to lose. A strong drive to pass amnesty and a pathway to citizenship should do it.
I will vote in the primary and the general election if a Tea Party candidate
makes it to the general. If amnesty passes, the GOP can replace my vote
with a newly legal Mexican.
However, knock yourself out at the polls.
We’re not going to take the Senate. GOP has no cohesion. It’s still all about Tea Party inroads and the old guard circling the wagons.
Meanwhile, Obama and Reid keep up the perpetual 1-2 punches hitting us politically and behaving like arsons at matchstick factory.
Of course, replacing Lindsey Graham with a conservative is equivalent to flipping a seat, except on issues of Senate Leadership.
I keep thinking that there are trolls who get on freeper and talk about how evil the Republicans are and that we should all just sit out the election. It makes no sense to not vote and I’m frankly sick of hearing it. Sitting out elections - classic example of insanity - doing the same thing over and over again expecting the same result. This country would be so much better off with a President Romney but noooooo he wasn’t pure enough. And now they’re going after Kansas Sentaor Roberts because, well, he’s old or something - I never have heard a good reason. So if I were a liberal operative, I would be going through these threads posting a bunch of whiny cr*p about how we should all just sit home.
What makes you think those illegals need an amnesty bill to vote?
I have ever since President Nixon signed the 18 year old vote into law when I was an active duty Marine under age 21 and will continue to do so until I die.
Too many have paid the ultimate price for us to be able to vote, hence I do not take it lightly or for granted. Nobody should.
Lindsey Graham and the term: “Senate Leadership” should never be used in the same sentence.
“What makes you think those illegals need an amnesty bill to vote?”
I hope he’s right because 2016 could be a real bear.
“This should serve as motivation for the GOPe to redouble their efforts to lose. A strong drive to pass amnesty and a pathway to citizenship should do it.”
Well said. There is almost no limit to the measures the Republican establishment will take to ensure defeat.
Well git yer corn cob pipe, yer corn cob fer yer butt and head to the hills.
It is logical thought and calm reasoning that you display that is the reason obama is the pResident.
You, and other purists are the reason we are stuck with this prick and his band of thieves.
Happy now, wait 'til you give us hildabitch.
Then 2014 will shape up to be a Republican rout as Constitutional-minded Americans boycott the elections and abandon the GOP-e Quislings in droves.
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Great idea! I’ll do just that!
I will be happy to join you at the polls if the GOP does not pass amnesty.
If the GOP passes amnesty, the GOP is finished.
So, it really won’t matter who goes to the polls.
“Of course, replacing Lindsey Graham with a conservative is equivalent to flipping a seat, except on issues of Senate Leadership.”
And it’s equally important as far as who ends of in the leadership of the Senate Republican caucus. Little Lindsey would support McConnell or his equivalent. Any of Lindsey’s Republican primary challengers would want more conservative leadership in the caucus.
RINOs in the leadership have too many opportunities for sabotage—which they regularly don’t pass up. We need a more conservative Republican caucus in the Senate.
...and if we’re lucky, they’ll be just as effective with the leadership as the House was.
...crying me a river!
“Do NOT sit out any election. That is EXACTLY what the RATs and the GOP Establishment want you to do.”
No kidding! It absolutely amazes me that there are people who, if they don’t get what they want, take their marbles and go home. “Thanks” to guys like “mountain whateverheis,” we don’t even get half a loaf, but he feels “so good” about the “lesson” his “teaching” the GOPe. Just isn’t the mark of someone who is actually thinking about the situation. Major immaturity!
So keep voting for the lesser evil. It's worked out great thus far.
I refuse to support any politician that is openly hostile to every conservative value. Unfortunately, a lot of Republicans would vote for John Kerry f he had a “R” next to his name.
Might have Kentucky turning blue.
Must be great to be a Rino. First they insist from their high horse that everybody else wants purity but them, nearly always get their surrender monkeys nominated, sabotage genuine conservatives, scream bloody murder blaming their own side for not voting enough after each loss...rinse and repeat.
Exactly, and we need to make this clear. Vote Amnesty = no vote for you. I wouldn’t sit the election out...if there is a half-ass congressman in Alabama doesn’t mean you shouldn’t vote for Jess Sessions, etc. In my opinion anyway.
I can understand his frustration, though.
I’m hopeful that when it comes down to the bottom line, he’ll do the right thing.
Other than Ted Cruz or Sarah Palin, I have yet to see the ideal candidate and I keep looking very hard.
Wait until your RINO speaker passes amnesty. There will be tens of millions
of “immature” conservatives, like me.
People are fooling themselves if they think amnesty won’t cause the GOP to lose seats
“Im hopeful that when it comes down to the bottom line, hell do the right thing.”
You mention also “his frustration.” We are all frustrated,mightily so. That said, it doesn’t do any good to “sit out” elections. We have Obama (twice now) because there were substantial numbers of “people on the right” who stayed home largely because “their preferred candidate” didn’t win the primary. The GOP hasn’t put up anyone that I like for decades, but I can’t see how staying home accomplishes anything but making it easier for the RATs to take away our freedom, wholesale. To be sure, as others have pointed out, we need to field thoroughly vetted conservative candidates and support them. This is the year where that’s going to be particularly important in light of all the “retirements” on both sides coupled with the fact that we have excellent TP folks working to unseat the GOPe jerks. And FWIW, last night showed me at least, that Obama is circling the bowl even with those have voted for him in the past.
I couldn’t agree more with you.
2014 should be a banner year for TP Conservatives. We need to hit the polls and hit them hard.
I’m more worried about the KY SOS...I think McConnell is canny enough to smoke her out on issues. Her web site touches on no social issues.