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A Look at the 2016-2017 North Carolina Senate

LAST UPDATED 12:30 PM EST | JAN 13, 2016

Republicans

2015-16 Senate Members: 34 ✔

2016-17 Senate Races Uncontested¹: 9

2016-17 Seats Needed for Majority: 17 out of 37 remaining

2016-17 Seats Most Likely to Flip2,3: SD-49, SD-22, SD-23

Democrats

2015-16 Senate Members: 16

2016-17 Senate Races Uncontested¹: 4

2016-17 Seats Needed for Majority: 22 out of 37 remaining

2016-17 Seats Most Likely to Flip2,3: SD-24, SD-25, SD-01

¹In the graphic below, uncontested 2016-17 races are marked with an asterisk(*).

2Below, targeted seats are marked with a star (★) the color of the opposing party.

3The calulations for which seats are most in play was based off of the PVI or DPI (Democratic Performance Index) that RestoreNC.org did last year.
The districts selected are the highest three seats in PVI (for the respective party) in which an opposing party member holds the seat. For more information on the calculation, see the blogpost explaining the PVI process.


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