As Wisconsin‘s Senate race between Republican Sen. Ron Johnson and Democratic Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes, CBS News characterized the race as a toss-up.at 9 p.m. ET,
The Republican incumbent had a slight lead in the closing weeks of the campaign, with ashowing him with a one-point lead over Barnes, though other polls showed Johnson with a larger lead.
Johnson got a boost from voters’ concerns about crime and economic issues, while Barnes had strong support from voters who saw abortion as one of the top issues.