Republican, Democratic strategists: GOP in for wave election

Will the 2014 midterms be a wave election for Republicans?

The Hill spoke with an expert at the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) to find out.


John Fortier, the group’s Democracy Project director, said there’s no precise definition of a wave election – though the number of House seats gained by a single party is generally a key ingredient.
In 2014, success and failure for the GOP will be all about whether it gains the six seats necessary to take over the Senate.
Take a look at the interview to discover why it is difficult to include Senate elections in the formula for determining a wave election, and what Fortier predicts will be said the day after voters go to the polls.