House Speaker Thom Tillis' entry into the U.S. Senate race didn't move the needle in terms of competitiveness, according to one ranking.
The Washington Post's Fix politics blog ranks the race No. 6 on it's list of seats most likely to switch parties. It's the same place the North Carolina race placed a month earlier and not even the most competitive race with an incumbent.
The Fix writeup: "State House Speaker Thom Tillis remains the lone major GOP candidate in this race so far, though there are several other Republicans running and Rep. Renee Ellmers (R) is still weighing her options. While a state lawmaker may not seem like a top recruit, keep in mind that Sen. Kay Hagan (D) was elected out of the state Senate in 2008, and North Carolina is one of the purest battlegrounds on the map." See the full ranking here.