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The Seats in Trouble Forecast of the 2010 Elections to the U.S. House

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  07 October 2010

James E. Campbell
University at Buffalo, SUNY


All indications are that 2010 will be a very good year for Republicans. After two election setbacks, they are poised for a comeback. Partisanship, ideology, the midterm decline from the prior presidential surge, the partisanship of districts being defended, and even President Obama's approval ratings have set the stage for significant seat gains by Republicans in the House.

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