U.S. House of Representative
  Current Breakdown by Party
  2018 Safe versus Competitive Seats
  Safe versus Competitive Justification
If a U.S. House race was won by more than 10 percentage points in 2016, it is considered safe for 2018. It is extremely unlikely (but not impossible) that these safe seats will flip from one party to another.

  • There are currently 213 safe Republican seats
  • There are currently 180 safe Democrat seats
  • 28 Republican controlled seats may be competitive in 2018
  • 14 Democrat controlled seats may be competitive in 2018
  •   U.S. Senate
      Current Breakdown by Party
      2018 Safe versus Competitive Seats
      Safe versus Competitive Justification
    If a political party won a state by more than 10 percentage points in the 2016 Presidential Election, the seat is considered safe for 2018. It is extremely unlikely (but not impossible) that these safe seats will flip from one party to another.

  • There are 33 Senate races in 2018
  • 2 Republican controlled seats may be competitive in 2018
  • 14 Democrat controlled seats may be competitive in 2018 (This includes the Angus King (Maine) seat that caucuses with the Democrats)