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The 7 Most Important Senate Races, Ranked

In this installment of the FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast, the crew debates whether a recent Gallup poll showing that more Americans identify with the GOP than the Democratic Party is a “good or bad use of polling.” They also rank the Senate races that will be most important in determining which party controls the chamber next year.

Galen Druke is FiveThirtyEight’s podcast producer and reporter.

Nate Silver is the founder and editor in chief of FiveThirtyEight.

Sarah Frostenson is FiveThirtyEight’s former politics editor.

Geoffrey Skelley is a senior elections analyst at FiveThirtyEight.


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