Mitt Romney leads Barack Obama by a fraction in the average of national polls. But Obama is ahead in enough battleground states to maintain a lead in the Electoral College. In short, the whole race is too close to call.
With only 11 races for governor this year, there’s no big sea change to anticipate. With Republicans hoping to add to the 29 states under their banner, the four races to watch are in Washington, New Hampshire, Montana, and North Carolina.
Democrat Elizabeth Warren, who is running for Senate in Massachusetts against Rep. Scott Brown, had raised $12.1 million as of Sept. 30. Warren has outspent all other candidates for the US Senate in the nation.
Parenting a young adult to register to vote and to follow through and actually vote sets up a lifelong democratic habit, says a study. There's still time to register in many states for the Nov. 6 election.