Election 2010 has no shortage of nail-biters. According to The Cook Political Report, eight Senate races and – amazingly – 17 gubernatorial races remain toss-ups. While this list leaves off a few of those (the Senate races in Washington, Alaska, and Kentucky, for instance), here’s what’s going on in 10 of the closest statewide elections:
Colorado Republican Ken Buck made a crack about Senate primary opponent Jane Norton's shoes at a campaign event this week. Analysts ask whether enough women voters will take offense to tip the balance of a close race.