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The Cook Report Projects GOP Gains, 35 House, 7-9 Senate, and 6-8 in Governor Races

September 5, 2010 Politisite 0

Cook Political House Updates The Cook Political Report’s current outlook is for a Republican net gain of at least 35 seats. A turnover of 39 seats would tip majority status into Republican hands. At this point, only 209 House seats are Solid, Likely or Lean Democratic, while 181 seats are Solid, Likely or Lean Republican, and 45 seats are in the Toss Up column. Cook Political Senate Updates The Cook […]

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Election 2012: It would be Better for the GOP if the House Stayed Blue in 2010

September 3, 2010 Politisite 0

Last week, the venerable Cook Political Report increased its estimate of likely GOP gains in the House; now, with 39 Democrat-held seats required to paint the House red, the Cook Report projected a likely turnover between 35 and 45 seats. This week, Gallup polling piled on, finding that Republicans have a double-digit advantage in its generic ballot test. Nevertheless, with the prospect of a GOP takeover in the House, many […]