from the The Blogging Caesar…..
The latest numbers are posted. There’s not much movement in the Electoral vote race. The EV count remains unchanged with only a slight adjustment in the popular vote projection. We also see no movement in the governor projections with Scott Walker continuing to look good in his attempt to defeat a recall election in Wisconsin.
There has been movement in the latest Senate election and House election projections. First, in the Senate, a NBC News/Marist poll testing Virginia gives Democrat Tim Kaine a 6-point lead over Republican George Allen. That’s enough to bring Old Dominion back into the Senate Democrats’ column and give the projected Senate majority to the Democrats.
In the House, a Rasmussen polls gives the generic congressional Republican a 3-point advantage over his Democratic counterpart. While that is a good number for the GOP, it replaces a better number. So the net result is a fractional decrease in the composite congressional generic number and a loss of two seats for the red team. Arizona CD-2 is now projected to stay blue, and Illinois CD-11 has moved into the Democratic takeover category……