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How strongly did the voters speak?

Loudly, according to the Senate races. Republicans won just one Senate race, the open race in Tennessee, and it was close. Democrat incumbents won eveyr race. No Republican incumbents won their races. Voters, in essence, "threw the bums out".

The Senate winners In races where:

the incumbent won:

Liebermann (D)
Menendez (D)
Clinton (D)
Cantwell (D)

the incumbent lost:

Stabenow (D)
McCaskill (D)
Tester (D)
Brown (D)
Casey (D)
Whitehouse (D)
Webb (D)

Open races:

Cardin (D)
Klobucher (D)
Corker (R)

Samuel Staley is Research Fellow

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