Tracking The GOP Victory Wave – Headlines From Across The Nation, Compiled by Gregory Hilton

Happy days are here again for the Republican Party as survey data from around the nation points to an election tsunami. The GOP is not only winning key races but they have run up substantial leads in the heart of Blue America, including 27% in Michigan and 13% leads in Ohio and Pennsylvania. Republicans also appear to be pulling ahead in California as voters everywhere say “stop the spending.”

NATIONAL VIEWS

Democrat Charlie Cook: Republicans Could Win 16 of 18 Key Senate Races – http://www.nationaljournal.com/njmagazine/cr_20100904_3492.php?mrefid=email_cookreport
2010 Democratic Turnout Lowest in 80 Years- http://content.usatoday.com/communities/onpolitics/post/2010/09/american-university-expert-democratic-turnout-lowest-in-80-years/1
Rothenberg Report: GOP to Gain 37 to 42 House Seats – http://rothenbergpoliticalreport.com/news/article/wave-builds-for-gop-in-the-house

GUBERNATORIAL AND U.S. SENATE RACES

ALABAMA: Democratic Gubernatorial Nominee Endorses Re-Election of GOP Senator-http://www.tuscaloosanews.com/article/20100903/NEWS/100909940/1007/NEWS02?p=2&tc=pg
ALASKA: GOP in Strong Position Across State – http://publicpolicypolling.blogspot.com/2010/09/gop-leads-in-alaska-gov-house.html
ARKANSAS: GOP Wave Ready to Hit Arkansas – http://swtimes.com/week-in-review/news/article_916532fa-b96e-11df-8bcc-001cc4c03286.html
ARIZONA: GOP Expected to Make Solid Gains in State Legislature – http://sonoranalliance.com/2010/09/05/a-conservatives-post-mortem-on-the-state-legislative-races/
CALIFORNIA: Senator Boxer (D) 42%, Carly Fiorina (R) 47% – http://www.rasmussenreports.com/public_content/politics/elections/election_2010/election_2010_senate_elections/california/toplines/toplines_california_senate_september_6_2010
CALIFORNIA: A More Conservative Electorate Emerges in California – http://www.latimes.com/news/local/politics/la-me-0905-theweek-20100905,0,3525057.story?
COLORADO: Ken Buck (R) Has 47% to 44% Lead in Senate Race – http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/08/30/ken-buck-leads-michael-be_2_n_699353.html
DELAWARE: U.S. Senate – Rep. Mike Castle (R) 48%, Chris Coons (D) 37% http://www.rasmussenreports.com/public_content/politics/elections/election_2010/election_2010_senate_elections/delaware/election_2010_delaware_senate
ILLINOIS: Bill Brady (R) Has 5% Lead in Governor’s Race – http://newsblogs.chicagotribune.com/clout_st/2010/09/tribune-poll-brady-holds-slim-lead-over-quinn.html
IOWA: GOP Has High Hopes For Iowa Legislature – http://www.desmoinesregister.com/article/20100906/NEWS10/9060308/1001/
KENTUCKY: Rand Paul (R) Leads By 15% in Senate Race – http://www.whas11.com/community/blogs/political-blog/Paul-up-by-15-in-new-poll-that-Conway-campaign-disputes–102238199.html
LOUISIANA: Sen. David Vitter (R) 54%, Rep. Charlie Melancon (D) 33% http://www.nola.com/politics/index.ssf/2010/09/polls_still_show_sen_david_vit.html
MASSACHUSETTS: Charlie Baker (R) Closing in on Gov. Deval Patrick (D) – http://news.bostonherald.com/news/politics/view.bg?articleid=1278975&srvc=home&position=comment
MICHIGAN: Rick Snyder (R) Has 27% Lead in Governor’s Racehttp://www.freep.com/article/20100907/NEWS15/100907010/1285/news15/New-poll-shows-big-lead-for-Snyder
NEVADA: GOP Leads Governor’s Race 53% to 31% – http://www.lvrj.com/hottopics/politics/polls/august_2010_polls_6.html
NEW MEXICO: Martinez (R) leads Denish (D) 45-39 in Governor’s Race – http://newmexicoindependent.com/62322/albuquerque-journal-poll-martinez-leads-denish-in-governors-race
OHIO: Battleground State Heads Toward All Republican Rulehttp://www.dispatchpolitics.com/live/content/local_news/stories/2010/09/05/copy/gop-resurgent.html?adsec=politics&sid=101
PENNSYLVANIA: Former Rep. Pat Toomey (R) Has 10% Lead in Senate Race http://www.timeslive.co.za/world/article633484.ece/Republican-leads-US-Senate-race-in-Pennsylvania
TEXAS: Gov: Rick Perry (R) 50%, Bill White (D) 38% – http://www.nbcdfw.com/news/politics/Another-Gov-Poll-Another-Result-102382034.html
WASHINGTON: Sen Patty Murray (D) 46%, Dino Rossi (R) 48% – http://www.rasmussenreports.com/public_content/politics/elections/election_2010/election_2010_senate_elections/washington/election_2010_washington_sen
WISCONSIN: Sen. Russ Feingold (D-WI) Should Be Worried – http://www.salon.com/news/russell_feingold/?story=%2Fpolitics%2Fwar_room%2F2010%2F09%2F01%2Fruss_feingold_worry
WISCONSIN: Republican Outspends Sen. Russ Feingold (D) 3 to 1 on TV Ads – http://www.jsonline.com/blogs/news/102017913.html

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

ALABAMA 5: Democratic Nominee – Don’t Connect Me With Speaker Pelosi’s Team – http://blog.al.com/breaking/2010/09/mo_brooks_and_steve_raby_two_d.html
ARIZONA 1: Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick (D) 41%, Paul Gosar (R) 47% – http://americanactionforum.org/files/AAF%20AZ%2001%20Memo.pdf
ARIZONA 5: Rep. Harry Mitchell (D) 44%, Dave Schweikert (R)50%http://americanactionforum.org/files/AAF%20AZ%2005%20Memo.pdf
ARIZONA 8: Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D) 46%, Jesse Kelly (R) 46% – http://americanactionforum.org/files/AAF%20AZ%2008%20Memo.pdf
CALIFORNIA 11: Rep. Jerry McNerney (D) 44%, David Harmer (R) 45% – http://americanactionforum.org/files/AAF%20CA%2011%20Memo.pdf
CALIFORNIA 47: Rep. Loretta Sanchez (D) in Dead Heat – http://www.flashreport.org/blog0a.php?postID=2010090301323607&post_offsetP=0&authID=2005110112091707CALIFORNIA 47:
Rep. Loretta Sanchez (D) 45%, Van Tran (R) 43% –
http://americanactionforum.org/files/AAF%20CA%2047%20Memo.pdf
COLORADO 3: Rep. John Salazar (D) 43%, Scott Tipton (R) 51% – http://americanactionforum.org/files/AAF%20CO%2003%20Memo.pdf
COLORADO 4: Tough Rough Ahead for Rep. Betsey Markey (D) –
http://www.kdvr.com/news/politics/kdvr-markey-ad-dscc-txt,0,7116128.story
COLORADO 4: Rep. Betsey Markey (D) 39%, Cory Gardner (R) 50% http://americanactionforum.org/files/AAF%20CO%2004%20Memo.pdf
CONNECTICUT 5: Rep. Chris Murphy (D) 39%, Sam Caligiuri (R) 40%
http://www.newstimes.com/news/article/Republican-poll-shows-Murphy-Caligiuri-in-dead-648143.php
OHIO 18: Liberals Abandon Rep. Zack Space (D) Because of Health Care Vote http://www.newarkadvocate.com/article/20100903/NEWS01/9030308
NEVADA 3: Rep. Dina Titus (D) 45%, Joe Heck (R) 48% http://americanactionforum.org/files/AAF%20NV%2003%20Memo.pdf
TEXAS 17: Rep. Chet Edwards (D) Faces His Most Difficult Battle http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20100902/ap_on_el_ho/us_vulnerable_democrats
WASHINGTON 2: Rep. Rick Larsen (D) 46%, John Koster (R) 50%
http://www.surveyusa.com/client/PollReport.aspx?g=42ee4e0b-d36d-4eed-9d63-4ef5b18d41ce
VIRGINIA 5: Rep. Tom Periello (D) 35%, Bob Hurt (R) 61%
http://www.wdbj7.com/news/wdbj7-story-survey-usa-090210,0,4865688.story

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