2010 Election Results — Key Called Races

UPDATE: My more complete wrap-up HERE.

I'll be posting key races and races of interest to LGBT people here. Not all currently called races are posted. Tune in to our live blog HERE.

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Republicans have gained control of the House of Representatives. Democrats have retained control of the Senate.

ARIZONA

John McCain (R) retains seat in Senate.

CALIFORNIA

Jerry Brown (D) defeats Meg Whitman (R) in governor race.

Barbara Boxer (D) defeats Carly Fiorina (R) in Senate race.

COLORADO

John Hickenlooper (D) defeats Tom Tancredo (R) in Governor's race.

DELAWARE

Chris Coons (D) defeats Christine O'Donnell — Senate

John Carney (D) defeats Glen Urquhart (R) — House (Dem pick-up)

FLORIDA

Marco Rubio (R) defeats Kendrick Meek (D) and Charlie Crist — Senate

Daniel Webster (R) defeats Alan Grayson (D) — House

ILLINOIS

Mark Kirk (R) defeats Alexi Giannoulias (D)to take Obama's old Senate seat in IL.

INDIANA

Dan Coats (R) defeats Brad Ellsworth (D) — Senate

IOWA

Terry Branstad (R) defeats Chet Culver (D) in Governor race.

Pro-Equality Iowa Supreme Court Judges Ternus, Baker and Streit look likely to be ousted, after a hideous right-wing campaign against them.

KENTUCKY

Rand Paul (R) defeats Jim Conway (D) — Senate

Openly gay candidate Jim Gray elected mayor of Lexington.

LOUISIANA

David Vitter (R) defeats Charlie Melancon (D) — Senate

MARYLAND

Martin O'Malley (D) wins Maryland governor race.

MASSACHUSETTS

Barney Frank (D) defeats Sean Bielat (R).

Deval Patrick (D) wins governor race.

MISSOURI

Ike Skelton (D) defeated by Vicky Hartzler in House race.

NEVADA

Harry Reid (D) defeats Sharron Angle (R) to retain Senate seat.

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Governor John Lynch (D) defeats challenger John Stephen (R).

NEW YORK

Kirsten Gillibrand (D) defeats Joe DioGuardi (R) — Senate

Chuck Schumer defeats (D) Jay Townsend (R) — Senate

Andrew Cuomo (D) defeats Carl Paladino (R) — Governor

NORTH CAROLINA

Richard Burr (R) defeats Elaine Marshall (D) — Senate

Marcus Brandon, a Black gay candidate, wins election to the NC House.

NORTH DAKOTA

John Hoeven (R) defeats Tracy Potter (D) — Senate

OHIO

Rob Portman (R) defeats Lee Fisher (D) — Senate

PENNSYLVANIA

DADT champion Patrick Murphy (D) defeated by Michael Fitzpatrick (R) in House race.

Pay Toomey (R) defeats Joe Sestak (D) — Senate

RHODE ISLAND

Gay Providence mayor David Cicilline wins House race

TEXAS

Rick Perry (R) reelected as Governor.

WEST VIRGINIA

Joe Manchin (D) defeats John Raese (R) — Senate

WISCONSIN

Russ Feingold (D) defeated in Senate race.

Tammy Baldwin (D) reelected to House.

Posted November 2, 2010 at 7:50pm ETC by Andy Towle
in 2010 Election