toss-up


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toss-up

n. a matter of chance. (As predictable as the outcome of the toss of a coin.) Nobody knew what to do. It was a toss-up.
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Republicans are expected to pick up seats in the US Senate, but polls show eight to 10 races are still toss-ups and it is unclear whether they can gain the six seats they need to control the 100-member chamber for the first time since the 2006 election.
In an election year with few Texas House districts considered toss-ups, a coastal district losing its longtime Democratic representative could give Republicans their best chance to flip a House seat.
The latter is challenging sitting Senator Mark Udall (D-CO) in a toss-up race that could define whether Republicans take the Senate majority.
That leaves states totalling 97 electoral college votes in the toss-up category.
By contrast, the better studies have added a third category for toss-up cases and the Studdert study commendably used six.
The '96 battleground features 51 toss-up House races - 34 GOP-held seats and 17 Democratic-held districts make our list of contests that are too close to call.
The seven toss-up states are Colorado, Florida, Iowa, Nevada, New Hampshire, Ohio, and Virginia.
In making this a toss-up 72-holer, Stan James are taking the charitable view of Clarke's last place at Sun City and putting it down to a stomach upset, but whichever way you look at it, the German has outplayed him on practically every occasion they have run into each other since the summer.
Of eight to 10 Senate seats that were considered toss-ups, Republicans won nearly all of them.
About 12 of those races on Tuesday are considered to be toss-ups, according to the latest polling.
While Republicans are expected to gain seats, as many as eight to 10 Senate races are still considered toss-ups that could go either way.
Senate and gubernatorial races are taking place in Gannett Broadcasting markets, including six of 11 toss-ups in the Senate and six of 11 key races for governor.