Started Mar 11, 2016 06:00PM UTC   •   Closed Nov 08, 2016 07:59AM UTC

&nbsp The Monkey Cage asks

Which party will control the US Senate after the November 2016 election?

This question was closed on 14 November with the correct answer 'Republicans' and an end date of 8 November. The Republicans maintained their majority in the Senate. Thirty-four seats are up for election this year (Wall Street Journal, Washington Post 1, Washington Post 2).

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Democrats 64%
Republicans 36%

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Number of Forecasters 844
Average for questions older than 6 months: 254
Number of Forecasts 2531
Average for questions older than 6 months: 683
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