Current Senate appointees, and what is expected to happen to their seats

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

What's next

Current Senate appointees, and what is expected to happen to their seats:

AppointeeOutlook
Michael Bennet (D-Colo.)Faces a primary challenger, then a tossup race for a full six-year term.
Roland Burris (D-Ill.)Admonished by ethics committee; not running for reelection.
Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.)Running for remaining two years of term; no GOP opponent yet but could face primary challenger.
Ted Kaufman (D-Del.)Not running; no Democrat yet in race to challenge Rep. Michael Castle (R) for Vice President Biden's old seat.
Paul Kirk (D-Mass.)Interim term expires in days as GOP Sen.-elect Scott Brown takes seat.
George LeMieux (R-Fla.)Not running; GOP favored to hold seat.

SOURCE: Staff reports


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