November 2nd, 2010
10:20 PM ET

Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick wins re-election

Massachusetts Democratic incumbent Gov. Deval Patrick has won re-election in the gubernatorial race, CNN projects, beating out Republican Charlie Baker. Projections are based on CNN analysis of exit poll data.

Michigan Republican Rick Snyder has defeated Democrat Virg Bernero in the race for governor, CNN projects. Democratic Gov. Jennifer Granholm is term-limited.

Arizona Republican incumbent Sen. John McCain has defeated Democrat Rodney Glassman in the Senate race, CNN projects.

Iowa Republican incumbent Sen. Chuck Grassley has won his bid for a sixth term, CNN projects, beating out Democratic nominee Roxanne
Conlin.

Missouri Republican Rep. Roy Blunt has won the Senate seat vacated by retiring Republican Sen. Kit Bond, CNN projects. Blunt defeated Democrat Robin Carnahan, the secretary of state with a family history in Missouri politics.

Louisiana Republican incumbent Sen. David Vitter has won his bid for re-election to a second term as senator, CNN projects, beating out conservative Democratic Rep. Charlie Melancon.

Nebraska Republican incumbent Gov. Dave Heineman has won a second term, CNN projects, beating out Democrat Mike Meister.

Texas Republican candidate Bill Flores has unseated Democratic incumbent Rep. Chet Edwards in the race for the 17th Congressional District, CNN projects.

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  1. Lois Miranda

    One of the Republican commentators said something to the effect that NJ Governor Christy is "giving the people what they want". I guess the people of NJ wanted funding for women's health care to be cut, the tunnel project to be cut, and for the state to fund the failing private sector Xanadu project. It would be nice if the analysts got their fact straight!

    November 2, 2010 at 10:45 pm | Report abuse |
  2. 2+2=5

    Think I am losing my mind, the democrats that should have won, failed, the few that even fellow democrats did not like, won again. Think it is safe to say most moderate Democrats stayed home this election. This seems to happen often when there is the feeling of hopelessness.

    November 3, 2010 at 3:02 pm | Report abuse |