• Results: Democratic Rep. Vicente Gonzalez defeats Republican Rep. Mayra Flores in Texas' 34th Congressional District election

    21 days ago - By Business Insider

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    Democratic Rep. Vicente Gonzalez defeated Republican Rep. Mayra Flores in Texas' 34th Congressional District.
    The 34th District is located along the Texas-Mexico border.
    Republicans were determined to hold onto the seat Flores flipped red in June.
    Democratic Rep. Vicente Gonzalez defeated Republican Rep. Mayra Flores in Texas' 34th Congressional District in a rare general election battle of sitting members of Congress. Polls closed in the state at 7 p.m. local time. Given the state has multiple timezones, the first polls...
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  • Results: Republican Gov. Kevin Stitt defeats Democrat Joy Hofmeister in Oklahoma's gubernatorial election

    21 days ago - By Business Insider

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    Gov. Kevin Stitt ran against Democrat Joy Hofmeister in Oklahoma's gubernatorial race.
    In 2020, Oklahoma backed Trump over Biden by over 30 percentage points.
    The race was one of 36 gubernatorial races happening across the country.
    Republican incumbent Gov. Kevin Stitt defeated Democrat Joy Hofmeister in Oklahoma's gubernatorial election. Polls closed at 8 p.m. EST. Oklahoma's gubernatorial candidates Stitt was elected as governor in 2018 and is finishing up his first term. Prior to his time in politics, he was the president, founder, and CEO of Gateway...
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  • Live Results: Nevada's Senate election between Catherine Cortez Masto and Adam Laxalt still too close to call

    21 days ago - By Business Insider

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    Democratic US Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto is running against Republican Adam Laxalt in Nevada.
    Republicans are optimistic about the contest, but for now, it is viewed as too close to call.
    If Democrats hold onto the seat, the GOP will face a steeper climb to retaking the majority.
    Democratic Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto is locked in one of the nation's closest-watched Senate races in Nevada against Republican Adam Laxalt, a former state attorney general. Polls closed in the state at 7 p.m. local time, or 10 p.m. EST.
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  • Results: Democratic Gov. Tony Evers defeats Trump-backed Republican Tim Michels in Wisconsin's gubernatorial race

    21 days ago - By Business Insider

    Democratic Gov. Tony Evers and Republican Tim Michels are facing off in Wisconsin's governor race. Scott Olson/Getty Images; Insider
    Democratic Gov. Tony Evers defeats Republican Tim Michels in Wisconsin's governor race.
    Michels won a contested GOP primary after receiving Trump's backing.
    Evers has tried to pin Michels down on abortion after the state's ban went into effect.
    Democratic Gov. Tony Evers defeated Trump-backed Republican Tim Michels in Wisconsin's governor race. Polls closed in the state at 8 p.m. local time, or 9 p.m. EST.
    Wisconsin's gubernatorial candidates Evers notched a...
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  • Live Results: Democratic Rep. Josh Gottheimer defeats Republican Frank Pallotta in New Jersey's 5th Congressional District election

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    Rep. Josh Gottheimer defeated Republican Frank Pallotta in New Jersey's 5th Congressional District.
    The 5th District stretches through northern New Jersey.
    Gottheimer had $13.7 million of cash on hand - an extraordinary amount for a US House race.
    Democratic Rep. Josh Gottheimer defeated Republican Frank Pallotta in a rematch in New Jersey's 5th Congressional District. Polls closed in the state at 8 p.m. Eastern Standard Time.
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  • Results: Rhode Island Gov. Daniel McKee defeats Republican Ashley Kalus in gubernatorial election

    21 days ago - By Business Insider

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    Gov. Daniel McKee defeated Republican Ashley Kalus in Rhode Island's gubernatorial race.
    A lifelong Rhode Islander with deep roots in state politics, McKee was well-positioned to defeat Ashley Kalus.
    This is one of 36 gubernatorial elections taking place in 2022.
    Democratic incumbent Gov. Daniel McKee defeated Republican Ashley Kalus in Rhode Island's gubernatorial election. Polls closed in the state at 8 p.m. Eastern Standard Time.
    Rhode Island's gubernatorial candidates McKee was sworn in as governor following former Rhode Island...
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  • Democratic Rep. Teresa Leger Fernández defeated Republican Alexis Martinez Johnson in the 2022 election for New Mexico's 3rd Congressional District

    21 days ago - By Business Insider

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    Rep. Teresa Leger Fernández defeated Republican Alexis Martinez Johnson in New Mexico's 3rd Congressional District.
    The 3rd District covers large swaths of southeast New Mexico, including more conservative parts of the state.
    Redistricting had given Republicans more of an edge in the traditionally Democratic seat.
    Democratic incumbent Rep. Teresa Leger Fernández defeated Republican Alexis Martinez Johnson in New Mexico's 3rd Congressional District. Polls closed in the state at 7 p.m. local time, or 9 p.m...
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  • Republican Nick LaLota defeated Democratic state Rep. Bridget Fleming in the 2022 election for New York's 1st Congressional District

    21 days ago - By Business Insider

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    Republican Nick LaLota defeated Democrat Bridget Fleming in New York's 1st Congressional District.
    The 1st District is located in the North Shore of Long Island.
    The seat is being vacated by four-term Republican incumbent Lee Zeldin, who ran for New York governor.
    Republican Nick LaLota defeated Democrat Bridget Fleming in New York's 1st Congressional District in a race to fill the seat being vacated by four-term Republican incumbent Lee Zeldin, who ran for governor, losing to New York Gov. Kathy Hochul. Polls closed in the state...
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  • Live Results: Democrat Michelle Vallejo defeated by Trump-backed Republican Monica De La Cruz in Texas' 15th Congressional District election

    21 days ago - By Business Insider

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    Democrat Michelle Vallejo lost to Republican Monica De La Cruz in Texas' 15th Congressional District.
    The 15th District is located in the Rio Grande Valley.
    De La Cruz, who in 2020 unsuccessfully ran to represent the district, was endorsed by Trump.
    Democrat Michelle Vallejo was defeated by Republican Monica De La Cruz in Texas' 15th Congressional District. Polls closed in the state at 7 p.m. local time. Given the state has multiple timezones, the first polls closed at 8 p.m. EST and the last polls closed at 9 p.m. EST.
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