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DECISION '98

Senate Roundup

November 04, 1998

Here are the states with Senate races and the party affiliations of the incumbent candidates.

Democrat (15)

California

Connecticut

Florida

Hawaii

Illinois

Louisiana

Maryland

Nevada

North Dakota

Oregon

South Carolina

South Dakota

Vermont

Washington

Wisconsin

Republican (14)

Alabama

Alaska

Arizona

Colorado

Georgia

Iowa

Kansas

Missouri

New Hampshire

New York

North Carolina

Oklahoma

Pennsylvania

Utah

Open seats (5)

Arkansas

Idaho

Indiana

Kentucky

Ohio

No races (16)

Delaware

Maine

Massachusetts

Michigan

Minnesota

Mississippi

Montana

Nebraska

New Jersey

New Mexico

Rhode Island

Tennessee

Texas

Virginia

West Virginia

Wyoming

SENATE ROUNDUP

THE VOTE COUNT

As of 10 p.m. PST

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Dem. GOP Other Won 17 14 0 Leading 1 2 0 No race in '98 27 39 0 Trend 45 55 0 Current division 45 55 0 Net change 0 0 0

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"Trend" is the sum of those who have won, those who are leading and the seats not up for reelection this year.

PARTY IDENTIFICATION

In Senate, before election

GOP: 55 seats

Dems.: 45 seats

BALLOT MEASURES

MICHIGAN: Legalize physician-assisted suicide (REJECTED)

SOUTH DAKOTA: Constitutional amendment to ban the use of property taxes to pay for education (REJECTED)

ARIZONA, NEVADA, WASHINGTON: Various moves to legalize marijuana for medical reasons (PASSED)

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