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The Predictions

Bockhorn, Brooks, DiCarlo, Eastland, Henary, Labash, Last, Mangu-Ward, Matus, and Tell go out on a limb.

11:30 AM, Nov 4, 2002
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Lee Bockhorn

Senate: 49 (R), 50 (D), 1 (I)

House: 226 (R), 208 (D), 1 (I)

Darkhorse: Offsetting an otherwise depressing showing for the GOP at the gubernatorial level, Republicans will capture at least one (and perhaps both) of the governor's mansions in Massachusetts (Mitt Romney) and Maryland (Bob Ehrlich).

David Brooks

Senate: 51 (R), 48 (D), 1 (I)

House: 227 (R), 206 (D), 2 (I)

Darkhorse: Suzanne Haik Terrell in Louisiana.

Rachel DiCarlo

Senate: 53 (R), 46 (D), 1 (I)

House: 220 (R), 215 (D)

Darkhorse: Bob Ehrlich.

Terry Eastland

Senate: 49 (R), 50 (D), 1 (I)

House: 220 (R), 214 (D), 1 (I)

Darkhorse: In overtime, Mary Landrieu pulls it out for the Dems.

Beth Henary

Senate: 51 (R), 48 (D), 1 (I)

House: 225 (R), 208 (D), 2 (I)

Darkhorse: Bill Simon pulls it out in California.

Matt Labash

Senate: 51 (R), 48 (D), 1 (I)

House: 230 (R), 204 (D), 1 (I)

Darkhorse: Bob Ehrlich.

Jonathan V. Last

Senate: 51 (R), 48 (D), 1 (I)

House: 227 (R), 207 (D), 1 (I)

Darkhorse: John Thune takes out Tim Johnson in South Dakota.

Katherine Mangu-Ward

Senate: 48 (R), 51 (D), 1 (I)

House: 226 (R), 208 (D), 1 (I)

Darkhorse: Bob Ehrlich.

Victorino Matus

Senate: 48 (R), 51 (D), 1 (I)

House: 220 (R), 213 (D), 2 (I)

Darkhorse: John Thune, South Dakota.

Richard Starr

Senate: 49 (R), 50 (D), 1 (I)

House: 228 (R), 206 (D), 1 (I)

Darkhorse: Tim Hutchinson wins.

David Tell

Senate: 46 (R), 53 (D), 1 (I)

House: 230 (R), 204 (D), 1 (I)

Darkhorse: Upset (1) Mary Landrieu wins an outright majority and avoids a runoff in Louisiana. Upset (2) Sen. Jean Carnahan over Rep. Jim Talent in Missouri. Upset (3) Democrat Darcy Tell sweeps to a shocking write-in victory for Sheriff of Montgomery County, Maryland, on the strength of her husband's Daily Standard endorsement.