April 16, 2020

Not saying we should rest on our laurels (because candidates still need money and volunteers), but it's a definite bright spot for Democrats. We need three (four if we don't have a Democratic VP) to stop Republican control of the Senate:

Via The Hill, Mark Kelly is expanding his lead in Arizona:

Retired astronaut Mark Kelly leads Sen. Martha McSally (R) by 9 points in Arizona, one of the states at the heart of the battle for control of the Senate in 2020.

A new Arizona Public Opinion Pulse survey conducted by the Phoenix-based nonpartisan polling firm OH Predictive Insights shows Kelly leading McSally by a 51 percent to 42 percent margin.

The company's last survey found Kelly leading by a 7-point margin, 49 percent to 42 percent.

Meanwhile, even though he's considered a long shot, South Carolina Democrat Jaime Harrison is raising more money than Sen. Lindsey Graham, setting a new record.

And in Kansas, Democrat Barbara Bollier has a 2-point lead over crazy scary voter suppressor Kurt Kobach.

In Maine, Susan Collins' approval rating is at a record low -- 37%. That's good news for Democrat Sara Gideon.

And Amy McGrath, who's raised more money than Mitch McConnell in 2020's first quarter, is in a virtual tie with Moscow Mitch.

Just because your state race isn't listed here doesn't mean it's not competitive. It only means we don't have current polls or fundraising totals yet.

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