These eight bellwethers may tell you how big Democratic gains will be on election night
Republicans 232 Democrats 201 Independent 1 Vacant 1
*Attorney general Patricia Madrid (D )
*Rep. Heather Wilson (R)
This swing district may reveal how much Iraq costs the G.O.P.: Wilson is an independent centrist with strong security cred; Madrid's campaign has been all about the war.
*Ex--1st Selectwoman Diane Farrell (D)
*Rep. Chris Shays (R)
Shays, a well-liked moderate, has served 19 years in Congress but is faltering in this anti-Bush year as Farrell has relentlessly attacked...