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Early returns in 6 key races that will foretell Democrats' 2018 election fate

Nov 06, 2018 - Washington Post Blogs

Election night is long - sometimes very long. Sometimes it lingers for weeks or even months. And even longtime analysts like yours truly have a difficult time processing the results of 435 House races and 33 to 35 Senate races, in real time, to figure out what it all means.

One method I've always found helpful is to zero in on a few key races - ones that are early in the night, representative of the broader electoral battle, and/or might signal a wave for either party (in this case, the De...