Called races: KY-Gov (Beshear, D) | KY-AG (Conway, D) | KY-Ag Commish (Comer, R) | KY-SoS (Grimes, D) | KY-Auditor (Edelen, D) | KY-Treasurer (Hollenbach, D) | OH Issue 2 (good guys) | ME Question 1 (good guys)
6:56 PM PT: Wow. VA Dem state House minority leader Ward Armstrong has lost.
6:58 PM PT: Unsurprisingly, most of the statewide races in MS have already been called by the AP. The one Dem statewide officeholder, AG Jim Hood, has cruised to re-election with 64% of the vote.
7:01 PM PT: Polls have closed in Iowa, where the special election in SD-18 will determine control of the (currently Dem-held) state Senate.
7:03 PM PT: In Erie County (NY), home of Buffalo, GOP County Exec Chris Collins has a narrow lead, 52-48, with just 5% reporting.
7:04 PM PT: The pivotal race in Virginia is SD-17. Edd Houck (the Dem) leads by 151 votes. There are 3 precincts outstanding. 2 of those are likely to favor the Dems (1 in Albermarle Co, one in Fredericksburg city). 1 is GOP (Spotsylvania Co.)
7:04 PM PT: Still on Virginia, Dems are poised to lose one seat: SD-20. Roscoe Reynolds (D) is losing by about 650 votes with 2 precincts left.
7:07 PM PT: Virginia: Dems look likely to hold their other tossup, SD-38. Phil Puckett (D) leads 52-48. Dems also look likely to hold their other leaning seats, like the 1st (Miller), 21st (Edwards), 36th (Puller), and 37th (Marsden).
7:11 PM PT: Paul Scott has just pulled back ahead in his recall fight. With 57% reporting, he's up barely half a percent.
7:13 PM PT: No surprise: GOP Lt. Gov. Phil Bryant just elected governor of Mississippi. Winning by about 59-41 right now.
7:14 PM PT (Kaili Joy Gray): The liveblog continues in thread #8.