ARKANSAS SENATE ELECTION 2014 – Tom Cotton (R) – Incumbent Mark Pryor (D) … (UPDATE: ABC News Calling Race for Republican Tom Cotton … GOP+2)
+2 FOR THE GOP FOR CONTROL OF THE US SENATE …
ABC NEWS is calling the US Senate race in Arkansas for Republican challenger Tom Cotton over incumbent Democrat Sen. Mark Pryor. With less than 1% of the vote counted, the GOP now has a net gain of 2 for the night in the battle for control of the US Senate. CNN has called the race as well for Tom Cotton. The GOP is now 4 seats away from control of the Senate.
Republicans are moving closer to winning the Senate by picking up Democratic-held seats in West Virginia and Arkansas, according to CNN projections.
They GOP now needs a net gain of four seats to claim the Senate for the first time since the administration of George W. Bush. A GOP win would mark a rebuke for President Barack Obama and could set the ideological battle lines for the 2016 presidential election.
Senate-Elect Tom Cotton!!!