Two blue?

Unlike the House, the U.S. Senate is unlikely to tip Democrat after midterms

According to stat-crunching site, there is an 84.5 percent chance that the U.S. House of Representatives will flip from Republican to Democrat control after the 2018 midterm elections. But what about the other house of Congress? Will there be two blue waves? Since so many Republican senators (42 of the current 51) are not up for re-election, it’s not likely. As it stands, 28 of the 35 Senate seats that are up for grabs would have to go blue for things to tip in the D’s favor this year—and FiveThirtyEight has the chances of that happening at a mere 17.5 percent. Here’s how Senate seats are currently projected go: