5:38 PM PT: NC-Gov has been called for Republican Pat McCrory over Dem Walter Dalton, as expected.
5:41 PM PT: CNN calls VA-02 for GOP Rep. Scott Rigell. Not a surprise.
5:41 PM PT: In FL-18, 25% in, and a bunch of earlies, and Dem Patrick Murphy is up 51-49 over Rep. Allen West (R).
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5:44 PM PT (James L): Per Politico, GOP Rep. Steve Southerland has shot out to a huge 60-40 lead over Dem Al Lawson in FL-02 with 49% reporting.
5:44 PM PT: NJ-Sen has been called for Dem Sen. Bob Menendez over Republican Joe Kyrillos. Thank god, because somehow I got on Kyrillos's spam list and his emails make me lose the will to live.
5:49 PM PT (James L): In IN-02, Republican Jackie Walorski is now ahead of Democrat Brendan Mullen by a mere 600 votes with 75% of precincts reporting.
5:49 PM PT: Whoa:
5:53 PM PT: Second GOP House pickup of the night: NC-11, held by retiring Dem Rep. Heath Shuler, goes to Republican Mark Meadows. Again, no surprise.
5:54 PM PT: In NC-07, Dem Rep. Mike McIntyre is currently holding on, 53-47. Dem Rep. Larry Kissell is predictably getting killed in NC-08.
5:59 PM PT: Woohoo! NH-Gov is called for Democrat Maggie Hassan over Republican Ovide Lamontagne. This is a Dem hold, and a big one.
6:00 PM PT: CNN has called PA-Sen for Dem Sen. Bob Casey over Republican Tom Smith.
6:02 PM PT: MI-Sen has been called for Dem Sen. Debbie Stabenow.
6:03 PM PT: MN-Sen called for Dem Sen. Amy Klobuchar. This was a safe Dem seat.
6:05 PM PT: 9pm ET poll closings: Colorado, Louisiana, Minnesota, Nebraska, New Mexico, New York, Rhode Island, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.
6:07 PM PT: Second county red->blue: Early County, GA Obama +3.8; was McCain +2.0. 100% reporting, 99.7% of 2008 turnout.
6:09 PM PT: In IL-10, 77% of the vote has been counted. GOP Rep. Bob Dold! has a 52-48 lead over Democrat Brad Schneider.
6:13 PM PT: WI-Sen first wave of exit polls back out to 51% Tammy Baldwin (D), 48% Tommy Thompson (R).
6:14 PM PT: AZ-Sen first wave of exit polls back out to Jeff Flake (R) at 50, Rich Carmona (D) at 47.
6:19 PM PT: Dems had hoped for a steal in NE-02, but it was always unlikely: GOP Rep. Lee Terry is comfortably up over Democrat John Ewing, 54-46 with 85% in.
6:22 PM PT: FL-09 (new district) has been called for ex-Rep. Alan Grayson (D).
6:26 PM PT: IN-Sen: 48-46 Donnelly (D) with 63% in. IN-Gov: 51-45 for Pence (D).
IN-02: Walorski (R) 49-48 with 89% in. IN-08: 52-44 Bucshon (R) with 63% in.
6:26 PM PT: The AP calls OH-Sen for Sherrod Brown. Awesome!