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Political Prediction Site Tilts Maine U.S. Senate Race To Democrat

September 22, 2020

The chances of Susan Collins winning Maine just got a little worse, according to one projection.

The political newsletter Sabato’s Crystal Ball, which predicts outcomes in congressional races, is now giving the edge to the Democrat.

Collins, a Republican U.S. senator from Maine,  is up for re-election this November against Democrat Sara Gideon. Sabato’s Crystal Ball saw this race as a tossup until recently, but now sees Gideon as the favorite to win the race.

Collins and Colorado Republican U.S. Senator Cory Gardner are the two Senate Republicans up for re-election this year in states that President Donald Trump did not win in the 2016 presidential election. Both are considered vulnerable.

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