latest batch of Axios/Survey Monkey polls shows
that Democrats are in real danger of losing three U.S. Senate seats,
which means they have no chance of capturing that chamber in 2018.
order to take control of the Senate, Democrats must hold on to all 10
seats currently up for grabs in states President Trump won in 2016. On
top of that, they must snatch two seats from incumbent Republicans.
to these polls, Democrat incumbents in Florida, North Dakota, and
Indiana are losing to their Republican challengers by three, five, and
two points, respectively.
endangered Democrat incumbent, the increasingly embattled Claire
McCaskill, is only ahead by two points in Missouri.
do appear to have an opportunity to pick up Republican seats in Arizona,
where likely GOP nominee Martha McSally is four points behind Democrat
nominee Kyrsten Sinema. Not helping matters is Jeff Flake, the wildly
unpopular Never Trump Republican who retired knowing he had no chance of
at risk is Republican Dean Heller of Nevada; his Democrat challenger is
if these polls prove to be 100 percent accurate, the GOP holds the U.S.