Time magazine offers useful advice in “Mark Halperin’s 5 things to watch on Election Day.” One of them centers on noting what happens in three states at 7:30 p.m. ET.
Halperin’s item #4 (“Down-Ballot Bellwethers”) features a photo of Al Franken and Bill Clinton, and includes these predictions:
“Republican-held Senate seats in Virginia, Colorado, New Mexico, North Carolina, Alaska, New Hampshire and Oregon will almost certainly flip to the Democrats. Minnesota (with comedian Al Franken trying to upset Republican Norm Coleman) is closer, but still a likely Democratic gain.”
You can read Halperin’s “5 things” here.