Snowe’s Gift To Obama, Ctd

Mar 1 2012 @ 12:42pm

Sabato's Crystal Ball believes that "Maine is now the Democrats’ top opportunity to win a Republican-held Senate seat." Should no independent candidate run, Silver calculates that the Democrats are the overwhelming favorites:

Conceived as a two-candidate race … Democrats are heavily favored in Maine, perhaps having an 80 percent chance of picking up the seat in a head-to-head race against one of the Republicans. 

Earlier commentary here.