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Midterm Spectacular : Update Post # 5

8:07

PARTY SWITCHES SO FAR:

DEMOCRATS GAINS: PA-GOV
GOP GAINS: WV-SEN, AR-SEN, AR-GOV, SD-SEN

MAJOR HOLDS:

Democrats: NH-SEN, MI-SEN
GOP: KY-SEN

8:18: Charlie Crist is running ahead of the Democratic candidate in 2010 in Miami-Dade, obviously a good sign. Indeed, incumbent Republican Gov. Rick Scott is running behind his 2010 performance in every single county. And he won that race by a single point.

8:31
BREAKING : Party Switch : GOP wins Arkansas U.S Senate seat. +2 GOP. GOP needs 4 seats to control U.S Senate now. GOP wins governor race in Arkansas also.

8:40 : BREAKING: Democrats hold the competitive governor seat in New Hampshire.

8:50 : BREAKING : Huge news. Democrats hold the U.S Senate seat in New Hampshire. Dems still have a chance to hold U.S Senate with victory in this key state.

8:55 : Kansas, with 10 percent in, KS-Sen is tied while Democrats lead in governor’s race by four.

9:17 : Udall up 50-45 on Gardner; Hickenlooper up 54-42 in first 565K votes to post on SOS site. Going to change… #COpolitics #COsen

9:18 : Senator Al Franken re-elected.

9:27 : FL-02 still 51-49 Dem with 97% in. Would be a pickup.

9:31 : Here comes South Florida: Broward & Dade are coming in, Scott’s lead is now 90k 1.6% (down from 130K, 3%)

9:32 : Democrats win the Rhode Island governorship.

9:42 : Gillespie lead down to 22K votes. Over half of Fairfax still out. Feels a lot like ’06.

9:52 : NJ-03 has been called for Republican Tom MacArthur.

10:16 : GOP two seats away from the majority.

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