2014 Senate Ratings: Red Alert!

… As we unveil our first ratings of the new Senate cycle, the key question 20 months before the election is this: What seats are in the greatest danger of flipping from one party to the other?

To quickly illustrate the most vulnerable seats, we’re borrowing a concept from Star Trek: red alert. …

The seven most imperiled seats in the whole country are all currently held by Democrats. That includes the only seat in the country where the current incumbent party is actually an underdog: [cont.]

Larry J. Sabato, Kyle Kondik & Geoffrey Skelley, UVA