Leonhardt race a tossup but is a favorite

Leonhardt race a tossup but is a favorite

Article from Red Racing Horses Blog

I’ve been looking closely at the picture for the WV legislature, where Republicans stand a good chance of taking back the House for the first time since before the Depression. Here is my seat-by-seat recap for the Senate, which unfortunately doesn’t look as good.

Unlike the State House, which is more likely than not to flip this year, our odds of taking the Senate look pretty long. Because the districts are 6x those of House seats, the bar for a quality candidate is higher. In most cases, we recruited candidates, just not necessarily high quality candidates. As a result you’ll see a lot of “Likely D” ratings in very conservative districts. %D or %R refers to the average performance of statewide D/R candidates in 2012.

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