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Election night 2020: Around the nation

| Wednesday, November 4, 2020

Editor’s Note: All election results reported here are from the Associated Press. Results are recent as of 3 a.m. Wednesday.

Alabama

Republican Tommy Tuberville won the Senate seat in Alabama, ousting Democratic incumbent Senator Doug Jones. Of the seven House seats, six went to the Republicans and one to the Democrats.

Alaska

As of 3 a.m. Wednesday, Alaska had not called a winner in its Senate or House races. With 37% reporting, Republican incumbent Sen. Dan Sullivan led with 61.7% of the vote against Democrat Al Gross. The one House race had not been called at that time.

Arizona

Seven out of nine House seats had been called as of 3 a.m. The Democrats took four and Republicans took three, with two districts still pending.

Democrat Mark Kelly defeated incumbent Republican Sen. Martha McSally in a special election, flipping the seat to the Democrats. McSally was appointed to the late Sen. John McCain’s seat in 2018 after losing to Democrat Sen. Kyrsten Sinema.

Arkansas

Republican Sen. Tom Cotton won his reelection in Arkansas. The four House seats all went to Republican candidates.

California

As of 3 a.m., 39 of the 53 California House races had been called, with all 39 declared seats going to Democrats.

Colorado

Democrat and former Colorado governor John Hickenlooper won the Senate seat, defeating incumbent Sen. Cory Gardner. Hickenlooper was the first Democrat to flip a Senate seat Tuesday. Six out of the seven House seats had been called as of 3 a.m., with the Democrats taking four, the Republicans taking two and one still pending.

Connecticut

Two of the five House seats for Connecticut had been called for the Democrats as of 3 a.m. with three races still pending.

Delaware

Democratic incumbent Christopher Coons kept his Senate seat. Additionally, Democrat Sarah McBride won her state Senate race, making her the first transgender person to be elected to state Senate. Democrat John Carney was reelected as governor, defeating Republican opponent Julianne Murray. The Democrats claimed the one Delaware House seat.

Florida

Republican Carlos Gimenz won Florida’s 26th Congressional District, defeating incumbent Democrat Debbie Mucarsel-Powell. Out of the state’s 27 House seats, 11 went to Democrats and 16 to Republicans. Republicans flipped two seats from 2018.

Georgia

Raphael Warnock and Kelly Loeffler advanced to a runoff for the Senate special election in Georgia. As of 3 a.m., 13 out of 14 House races had been called — the Republicans took eight, Democrats took five and one still not called.

Hawaii

As of 3 a.m., Hawaii had not reported results for its two House races.

Idaho

Republican Sen. Jim Risch won reelection in Idaho. The two Idaho House seats both went to Republicans.

Illinois

Richard J. Durbin, Democratic incumbent, kept his Senate seat. As of 3 a.m., 14 of 18 of the House races had been called. The Democrats took nine seats, Republicans took five and four races were still undeclared.

Indiana

Incumbent Republican Gov. Eric Holcomb was reelected. Eight out of Indiana’s nine House seats had been called as of 3 a.m., with six going to the Republicans and two seats to the Democrats.

Iowa

Republican Joni Ernst kept her Iowa Senate seat over Democrat Theresa Greenfield. Only one of Iowa’s four House races had been called as of 3 a.m. for the Republicans.

Kansas

Republican Roger Marshall wins the Senate seat in Kansas. The four House seats up for election all went to Republicans.

Kentucky

Senate Majority leader, Republican Mitch McConnell, wins reelection. Republicans took all six of the state’s House seats.

Louisiana

Republican incumbent Sen. Bill Cassidy won his reelection in Louisiana. Out of the six House seats, four went to Republicans, one to the Democrats and one will go to a runoff election.

Maine

One of Maine’s two House seats went to the Democrats, while the other had not been called as of 3 a.m. The Senate race between incumbent Republican Sen. Susan Collins and Democrat Sara Gideon had not been called as of 3 a.m., though Collins led Gideon by eight points.

Maryland

Of the eight House seats, the Democrats took seven and Republicans took one.

Massachusetts

Democratic incumbent Sen. Democrat Edward J. Markey won his reelection in Massachusetts. Democrats took all nine of the state’s House seats.

Michigan

Michigan had not yet called any of its 14 House races as of 3 a.m. The Senate race between incumbent Democrat Sen. Gary Peters and Republican challenger John James had also not been called as of 3 a.m. James led Peters with 53.3% of the vote.

Minnesota

Democrat Tina Smith won reelection to the Senate, defeating Republican Jason Lewis. Six out of Minnesota’s eight House races had been called as of 3 a.m. — an even split of three Democratic wins and three Republican wins, with the Republicans flipping one seat.

Mississippi

Republican incumbent Cindy Hyde Smith won her Senate reelection campaign, beating Democrat Mike Espy by a large margin. Republicans took three out of the four House races in the state.

Missouri

Republican Mike Parson defeated Democratic state auditor, Nicole Galloway for the run for governor. Republicans won three House races, while Democrats won two House seats.

Montana

Republican Greg Gianforte was elected governor over Democrat Mike Cooney. Republican Sen. Steve Daines won reelection to the Senate. He defeated Democrat Steve Bullock. Republicans took the one House seat.

Nebraska

Republican Sen. Ben Sasse won reelection in Nebraska, against Democrat challenger Chris Janicek. All three House seats went to the Republicans.

Nevada

As of 3 a.m., two out of Nevada’s four House races had been called. The Republicans and Democrats each took one seat, with two races still not called.

New Hampshire

Democrat Jeanne Shaheen won her race over Republican Corky Messner, maintaining her seat in the Senate. Republican incumbent Gov. Chris Sununu won reelection, defeating Democratic opponent Dan Feltes. The Democrats took both of New Hampshire’s House seats.

New Jersey

Democrat Sen. Cory Booker was reelected, beating his challenger Republican Rikin Mehta by a large margin. Out of the 12 House races, 10 were won by Democrats, one was won by Republicans and one had not yet been called as of 3 a.m.

New Mexico

Democrat Ben Ray Lujan wins the Senate seat in New Mexico. Out of the state’s three House seats, the Democrats took two and the Republicans flipped one.

New York

Only 15 of New York’s 27 House races had been called as of 3 a.m., with the Democrats taking 13 and the Republicans taking two.

North Carolina

Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper won reelection in North Carolina, defeating Republican challenger Dan Forest. The Democrats flipped two House seats and took five, while the Republicans won the remaining eight. As of 3 a.m., the closely-watched Senate race between Republican Rep. Thom Tillis and Democrat Cal Cunningham had still not been called. Tillis led by 1.8%, with 93% reporting.

North Dakota

Republican Gov. Doug Burgum won reelection in North Dakota. The state’s one House seat stayed Republican.

Ohio

Republicans took 12 of Ohio’s 16 House seats, with the Democrats taking the remaining four.

Oklahoma

Republican Jim Inhofe kept his Senate seat in Oklahoma. Republicans took all five of the state’s House seats, flipping one.

Oregon

Democrat Sen. Jeff Merkley wins reelection in Oregon. Out of Oregon’s five electoral districts, four went to Democrats and one to a Republican.

Pennsylvania

Only 11 of Pennsylvania’s 18 House races had been called as of 3 a.m. Republicans won six seats and the Democrats took five, with seven races still not called.

Rhode Island

Democratic incumbent Jack Reed kept his Senate seat in Rhode Island. The state’s two House seats went to the Democrats.

South Carolina

Republican incumbent and Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee Lindsey Graham retained his Senate seat. The Republicans took six out of the state’s seven House seats, flipping one.

South Dakota

Republican Mike Rounds retained his Senate seat in South Dakota. The one House seat went to the Republicans.

Tennessee

Republican Bill Hagerty won his race, succeeding Republican Lamar Alexander in the Senate. Of the nine House seats, two went to the Democrats and seven to the Republicans.

Texas

Republican Sen. John Coryn won reelection to the Senate in Texas. He defeated Democrat challenger M.J. Hegar in a close race. Only one House race had yet to be called as of 3 a.m. Of the 36 seats, Republicans took 22 and the Democrats took 13, with one race still not called.

Utah

Utah Lieutenant Governor, Republican Spencer Cox, won the Governor’s race in Utah by a large margin. Republicans also won three out of the four Utah Houseseats, with one race still not called as of 3 a.m.

Vermont

Republican Gov. Phil Scott won his reelection, and Democrats won the one House seat.

Virginia

Virginia’s incumbent senator, Democrat Mark Warner, kept his seat in the Senate. Out of Virginia’s 11 House seats, Republicans and Democrats each took four seats, with three races still yet to be called as of 3 a.m.

Washington

Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee won reelection in Washington State. Out of Washington State’s 10 seats, Democrats took five, Republicans took one and four races were still not called as of 3 a.m.

West Virginia

Republican Gov. Jim Justice won reelection in West Virginia. Republican incumbent Sen. Shelley Moore Capito retained her seat in the Senate early in the night. All three House seats went to Republicans.

Wisconsin

As of 3 a.m., seven of the eight House races had been called in Wisconsin. The Republicans took five, the Democrats took two and one race had not been called.

Wyoming

Republican Cynthia Lummis wins the Senate seat in Wyoming, becoming the state’s first female U.S. Senator. Lummis will replace retiring Sen. Mike Enzi. Wyoming’s one House seat stayed Republican.

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