Tue Nov 06, 2012 at 9:12 PM PT: Two more calls: IA-03 called for GOP Rep. Tom Latham, who defeats Dem Rep. Leonard Boswell in one of just two D-vs.-R member-vs.-member contests brought on by redistricting.
Also, NY-21 has been called for Dem Rep. Bill Owens, who wins in a close race.
Tue Nov 06, 2012 at 9:14 PM PT: IN-08 is called for GOP Rep. Larry Buchson, who beats Democrat Dave Crooks. Meanwhile, in IN-02, GOPer Jackie Walorski beats Dem Brendan Mullen in a surprisingly close race. That's a pickup for the red team.
Tue Nov 06, 2012 at 9:15 PM PT: Heidi Heitkamp just moved into a 4K lead over Rick Berg, with 91% reporting. Our back-of-the-envelope suggests she'll win this thing.
Tue Nov 06, 2012 at 9:16 PM PT: Outstanding House races in the Eastern time zone: CT-05; FL-18; MI-01, -03, -11; NC-07; NH-01; NY-01, 18, 19, 27; OH-06, -16; TN-04
Tue Nov 06, 2012 at 9:17 PM PT: Ah, too bad: TX-14 called for Republican Randy Weber, who ran an incredibly weak campaign but got saved by the district's conservative demographics. He beats Dem ex-Rep. Nick Lampson.
Tue Nov 06, 2012 at 9:19 PM PT: TN-04 called for GOP Rep. Scott DesJarlais, who beats Democrat Eric Stewart... and goes immediately on to our 2014 House Open Seat Watch List.
Tue Nov 06, 2012 at 9:20 PM PT: Oh, dude, I totally spaced! I just found out that marijuana legalization measures have, like, passed in MA, CO, and WA!
Tue Nov 06, 2012 at 9:20 PM PT: Damn: IL-13 called for GOPer Rodney Davis, who holds this seat for Republicans against Democrat David Gill.
Tue Nov 06, 2012 at 9:22 PM PT: Awesome: NY-01 has been called for Dem Rep. Tim Bishop, who fends off another tough challenge from Republican Randy Altschuler.
Tue Nov 06, 2012 at 9:24 PM PT: NY-19 called for GOP Rep. Chris Gibson over Dem Julian Schreibman. MI-03 called for GOP Rep. Justin Amash against Dem Steve Pestka.
Tue Nov 06, 2012 at 9:28 PM PT: FL-18: Whoa! Patrick Murphy is now in the lead by 1,000 votes.
Tue Nov 06, 2012 at 9:29 PM PT: The DSCC just sent an email congratulating Tammy Baldwin on her victory in WI-Sen. Not seeing media confirmation, though.
Tue Nov 06, 2012 at 9:37 PM PT: ND SOS says 152,060 Heitkamp to 147,342 Berg. Looking good for Heidi.
Tue Nov 06, 2012 at 9:40 PM PT: Damn it was tight, but GOPer Chris Collins has unseated Dem Rep. Kathy Hochul, currently up 50.7 to 49.3. Damn crappy court-drawn map.
Tue Nov 06, 2012 at 9:43 PM PT: It's a murky picture because so many Dems have shitty loyalties in the NY state Senate, but it looks like Democrats might have picked up the chamber! According to results so far, Dems will hold SD-37 and SD-15, and pick up SD-17, 41, 46, 55 and possibly SD-06, where we lead with just 38% reporting.
Tue Nov 06, 2012 at 9:47 PM PT: MN-06: Bachmann now up 150 votes. MN-08: Nolan up 51-49.
Tue Nov 06, 2012 at 9:49 PM PT: Holy smokes: 100% reporting in NC-07 & Dem Rep. Mike McIntyre is up by all of 368 votes.
Tue Nov 06, 2012 at 9:50 PM PT: Big turnaround in CT-05: Dem Elizabeth Esty now has a 1.2% lead with 87% reporting.