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Key Races: Senate

Below are the some of the key Senate contests of 1998. Many are pivotal both to the Republicans' strategy of retaining Senate control and the Democrats' plan to win back the majority they lost in 1994. The battles likely to brew among the candidates make others interesting.

Arkansas
Open Seat: Incumbent Sen. Dale Bumpers (D) is retiring.
Nevada
Incumbent:
Sen. Harry M. Reid (D)
California
Incumbent: Sen. Barbara Boxer (D)
New York
Incumbent:
Sen. Alfonse D'Amato (R)
Colorado
Incumbent: Sen. Ben Nighthorse Campbell (R)
North Carolina
Incumbent:
Sen. Lauch Faircloth (R)
Georgia
Incumbent:
Sen. Paul Coverdell (R)
Ohio
Open Seat: incumbent Sen. John Glenn (D) is retiring.
Illinois
Incumbent: Sen. Carol Moseley-Braun (D)
South Carolina
Incumbent:
Sen. Ernest F. Hollings (D)
Indiana
Open Seat: Incumbent Sen. Dan Coats (R) is retiring.
Washington
Incumbent: Sen. Patty Murray (D)
Kentucky
Open Seat: Incumbent Sen. Wendell H. Ford (D) is retiring.
Wisconsin
Incumbent:
Sen. Russell Feingold (D)
Missouri
Incumbent:
Sen. Christopher (Kit) Bond (R)

Incumbents and Open Seats: The complete list of senators running for reelection this year, and those who are calling it quits.

Local Races: The Metro Section features complete information on this year's statewide and congressional campaigns in Maryland and local races in the District of Columbia.

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