Reading the Tea Leaves — Will New York’s Senate Flip Blue for the Third Time in a Century?

Art Chang
7 min readOct 31, 2018

For full context, it may help to read my previous column in Gotham Gazette, published on October 18. With just days to go, your $20 still matters to several races.

Yes! I think nine are possible. I find it difficult to envision any scenario where the Dems don’t prevail. This post focuses only on a) 14 Dem opportunities to flip GOP-held seats and b) one GOP opportunity to flip a Dem-held seat.

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Art Chang

Fighting for Equity. Columbia Professor. Board Chair of CACF.org. Former 2021 Candidate for NYC Mayor. NYC Votes, Casebook, Queens West