US Midterms

With the US midterm elections less than 2 weeks away, Intute: Politics brings you a round up of some of the websites you can use to keep track of the state of play between the Democrats and the Republicans. is updated daily with the latest polls for the Congressional races, with an easy to view map showing how the new look Senate might look. This site was a major hit in the Presidential election in 2004 and their dedicated webmaster is working hard again to make it an essential visit for the psephologicaly minded.

BBC News has set a special blog called The Reporters: US mid-terms where a team of correspondents are providing updates on the election and daily digests of key stories from US the papers.

The Hotline is the National Journal’s daily briefing on politics. As well as their blog, they are providing daily video updates which are posted to the video sharing service You Tube, with 3 or 4 minutes clips, plus a longer show on Fridays.

Intute links to many more resources on the issue of US Elections