2018 Senate Election Race Ratings & Polls

Battle for Control of the Senate

Race Ratings: Track the competitiveness of each of the 35 Senate elections in 2018, based on the assessment of three professional pundits. Any rating changes within the last 30 days are noted, enabling you to see how a race is trending. State names colored green have polls; click for details. You can also see all recent Senate polls on a single page.

The Battle for Control section summarizes all these races by level of competitiveness, highlighting the number of competitive seats held by each party. Republicans need 50 for control, Democrats 51. The numbers highlighted in yellow indicate how close each party is before the more competitive races are considered.