senate race


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Noun1.senate race - a race for election to the senate
campaign, political campaign, run - a race between candidates for elective office; "I managed his campaign for governor"; "he is raising money for a Senate run"
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Former Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (Tesda) director general Joel Villanueva is leading the Senate race with 16,282,271 votes closely followed by Senate President Franklin Drilon with 16,142,524.
Last year, King sought treatment for depression and temporarily withdrew from her senate race to replace outgoing state Sen.
SPRINGFIELD, Virginia, Muharram 14, 1436, Nov 7, 2014, SPA -- Republican Ed Gillespie on Friday conceded the Senate race in Virginia to the Democratic incumbent, Mark Warner, ending a bid that nearly succeeded in what would have been a shocking upset.
In Tuesday's thrashing, Republicans won in places where Democrats were favored, taking a Senate race in North Carolina, pulled out victories where the going was tough, like a Senate battle in Kansas, and swept a number of governors' races in states where Democrats were favored, including Obama's home state of Illinois.
North Carolina has the dubious distinction of being the country's most expensive Senate race, with total spending projected to surpass $100 million.
Democrat Heidi Heitkamp won the Senate race in North Dakota, making a total of 20 women in the new Senate, CNN has projected.
Finally, Virginia has shifted back and forth several times in recent months, though the expectation is that the presidential candidate to carry the state will also determine the Senate race.
SALEM - Republicans haven't given up hopes of forcing a 15-15 tie in the Oregon Senate, announcing plans Tuesday to request a recount in a Southern Oregon Senate race where a Democratic incumbent is clinging to a 275-vote lead.
Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid pulled out a win in the country's most high-profile Senate race after a brutal battle with Tea Party favorite Sharron Angle in Nevada.
Let's put it this way: While McKay and Kenney are long gone, the investigation of their killings may not be dead yet--at least as a potential issue in the Senate race.

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