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Tonight voters in Arizona and Florida go to the polls in their party primary, and Oklahoma will hold a runoff in races where no candidate cleared 50 percent in June (Vermont is also up, but there are no notable federal or statewide races to watch). Our guide to the key races can be found here. Polls start to close in most of Florida at 7:00 PM ET and we'll be bringing you tonight's results as they come in. You can keep track of the winners just below.
Results & Poll Closing Times (all times Eastern):

Arizona (10 PM) | Florida (7 PM for Eastern timezone, 8 PM for Central timezone) | Oklahoma (8 PM) | Vermont (7 PM)

6:15 PM PT: OK-05: The AP has called this for former state Sen. Russell, who leads 59-41. Unlike with Saddam Hussein, he didn't need to go into a spider-hole to capture the Republican nomination. Russell will be the heavy favorite in November.

6:18 PM PT: Polls close in Arizona at 10 PM ET and we'll be back then. The Arizona portion of the night has a lot to watch and we'll be back here to cover it!

7:01 PM PT: Polls have closed in Arizona. We'll be bringing you the results as they come in.

7:10 PM PT: AZ-Gov: Well, one group isn't waiting for the primary results to come in before moving on to the general. On behalf of Arizona Progress, PPP finds Democrat Fred DuVal ties with Republican state Treasurer Doug Ducey 35-35. Polls indicate Ducey is the favorite to emerge from the GOP primary tonight, but given how unpredictable Republican primaries have been this year we won't know for sure until results start to roll in.

7:47 PM PT: Arizona vote delays are unfortunately nothing new. In the 2012 liveblog we got our first results at 8:15 PM PT, an hour and fifteen minutes after the polls closed. Doesn't mean it will take that long again, but worth keeping in mind.

8:07 PM PT: AZ-Gov: We have votes!!!!!! Via Maricopa County (the dominant county in the state), Treasurer Doug Ducey leads former Mesa Mayor Scott Smith 35-26. About 200,000 early votes are in.

8:10 PM PT: AZ-07: In the Democratic primary in this safely blue seat, state Rep. Ruben Gallego (whom Daily Kos endorsed) leads former Maricopa County Supervisor Mary Rose Wilcox 48-37. 21,000 early votes are in.

8:12 PM PT: AZ-AG: Ouch. Scandal-tarred Republican Attorney General Tom Horne is losing renomination 61-39 to Mark Brnovich in Maricopa County.

8:13 PM PT: AZ-09: In the GOP primary for this light blue seat, veteran Wendy Rogers is beating former ASU football great Andrew Walter 58-42, with 30,000 votes in.

8:20 PM PT: AZ-01: Via the Secretary of State, we have a tight race in the GOP primary here. Speaker Andy Tobin, the establishment favorite, leads rancher Gary Kiehne 38-35. Local idiot and state Rep. Adam Kwasman is at 27.

8:30 PM PT: AZ-Gov: Getting some election day votes in for Maricopa, and Ducey still leads Scott 35-26 in the county. Maricopa is massive, and it's hard to win statewide if you're getting killed there.

8:32 PM PT: AZ-01: Things are even closer here than before. Tobin leads Kiehne 35-33, with Kwasman at 31. Looks like we have the most suspenseful race of the night.

8:33 PM PT (David Nir): The liveblog continues here.

Originally posted to Daily Kos Elections on Tue Aug 26, 2014 at 06:12 PM PDT.

Also republished by Daily Kos.

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  •  Tip Jar (11+ / 0-)

    Senior Elections Writer, Daily Kos. 24, male, CA-18 (home and voting there), LA-02 (resident). Formerly known as Darth Jeff.

    by Jeff Singer on Tue Aug 26, 2014 at 06:12:31 PM PDT

  •  Wow, Calvin Turnquest... (0+ / 0-)

    Did a lot worse than I expected. I didn't think he'd win, but single digits are a terrible showing for him.

    Pragmatic progressive. Oregonian, Cascadian, and American. Keeper of the DKE glossary.

    by SaoMagnifico on Tue Aug 26, 2014 at 06:38:20 PM PDT

  •  Charlie Crist delivered a great (8+ / 0-)

    acceptance speech. It's worth watching to witness the way to conduct an off-the-cuff discussion with the voters and hitting the key issues. (no teleprompter, it was broken)

  •  Nan Rich did best in the most conservative (10+ / 0-)

    counties.  She got over 40% in a lot of rural northern counties and actually won Holmes County, on the Alabama border (83% Romney).  Clearly a lot of her support was from conservative Democrats that don't like Crist, not from people opposing Crist from the left.

    •  Interesting (5+ / 0-)

      I don't necessarily think it would be bad politics for Crist to hew close to the middle and play up a "...the Republican Party left me" angle, similar to what now-Gov. Lincoln Chafee did in 2010 up in Rhode Island. If he can emphasize that he is a Democrat not because his views radically changed (even though some of them clearly have), but because the Republican Party did, that argument could play well with swing voters who doubt Crist's sincerity.

      Pragmatic progressive. Oregonian, Cascadian, and American. Keeper of the DKE glossary.

      by SaoMagnifico on Tue Aug 26, 2014 at 07:22:51 PM PDT

      [ Parent ]

      •  Yeah, I think that will work (1+ / 0-)
        Recommended by:
        falconer520

        especially given the unfavorability of the GOP.  

      •  He won't get those votes anyway... (0+ / 0-)

        They vote their Republican "socially conservative" ideology.  Alex Sink went with that strategy and got her butt kicked twice by ignoring the base. (Governor and in my District 13 special election race... she never learn a thing from her 1st loss)

        •  she did very well in Northern Florida, though (1+ / 0-)
          Recommended by:
          Skaje

          in 2010.

          We no longer ask if a man has integrity, but if he has talent. - Rousseau, Discourse on the arts and sciences

          by James Allen on Tue Aug 26, 2014 at 07:34:35 PM PDT

          [ Parent ]

          •  not near enough to make up for all the major (0+ / 0-)

            counties that she had very low turnout from ignoring the base.  Charlie was smart enough to set up Broward County as a major campaign office and actually rented a condo there to concentrate on S. Florida.  (he wiped out Nan in her own county)  Sink ridiculously skipped campaigning in Miami-Dade, infuriated voters and thus, they didn't show up in those major S. Florida Democratic base areas.

    •  I think a lot of Demosaur places do this (2+ / 0-)
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      Skaje, AndersonDelValle

      They tend to vote against the establishment pick a lot, regardless of the ideology of the other candidates. It's like how perennial candidate John Wolfe won a lot of counties in Arkansas in the 2012 Democratic presidential primary, despite having a platform far to the left of Obama's. Wolfe did best in heavily white counties that used to vote Democratic, while Obama's best counties were heavily black, urban, or historically Republican (counties like the Delta, Pulaski, and Benton).

    •   They never would have voted (0+ / 0-)

      For progressive "Nan" this fall anyway.  They should just switch their registration to "R" but I guess, trying to throw a wrench into the "D" primary by voting against the worrisome Crist (this election) must seem worthwhile.

  •  I can't wait until Arizona replaces John McCain (2+ / 0-)
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    Samer, anshmishra

    with a sentient being.  I won't miss that fucker one bit.  I know, I know...five years in captivity = "war hero"...that was over four fucking decades ago. I'd rather he was remembered for the Keating 5.

    Once in a while you get shown the light, in the strangest of places if you look at it right.

    by darthstar on Tue Aug 26, 2014 at 07:17:28 PM PDT

  •  VT-US house (1+ / 0-)
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    Skaje

    there is a 3Aas i mentioned last thread there' a 3 way race for the GOP nomination to challenge peter welch and it's extremely close.  first is 32.12%, second is 31.57% and third is 31%.

    NH-01. First time living in NH, waiting for the candidates to start a courting.

    by DougTuttle on Tue Aug 26, 2014 at 07:27:59 PM PDT

  •  o might not have it (1+ / 0-)
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    anshmishra

    but i'm pretty sure AZ's on the ganja tonight.

    NH-01. First time living in NH, waiting for the candidates to start a courting.

    by DougTuttle on Tue Aug 26, 2014 at 07:33:13 PM PDT

  •  Hillsborough County FL (1+ / 0-)
    Recommended by:
    Skaje

    Several Judicial elections and some school board elections...

    Robert Bauman was held to a runoff and will face Melissa Polo in November. Bauman has been endorsed by conservative officials while Polo is probably more liberal than Bauman.

    Norman Cannella Jr., the son of infamous South Tampa attorney Norman Cannella Sr., lost in a blowout (unexpectedly) to Chris Nash.

    Former FL St. Rep. Mike Scionti (D) won in a landslide over Mike Brannigan.

    Barbara Twine Thomas did not avoid a runoff, but will probably win in November against Hinson. Thomas (I believe) would be a moderately progressive judge.

    Schoolboard:

    District 2: Michelle Popp Shimberg did not avoid a runoff but seems a lock for November.

    District 4: The odious Terry Kemple placed second to Melissa Snively. Kemple is a social conservative opposed to common core. Snively has the edge in November (Kemple has run for school board several times and lost).

    District 6: Incumbent April Griffin had a strong showing, and Dipa Shaw beat out Dr. Stacy Hahn for the runoff spot. I am very disappointed Hahn did not make it, as she is actually an educator (I wish there were requirements for school board...) Dipa Shaw is moderately conservative and endorsed by FL St. Rep. Rich Glorioso (R). Griffin seems right on the issues, and has proved valuable in fighting for LGBT rights in schools, but personally, she is not a pleasant person and several people within the county do not like her. Seems I will have to hold my nose and vote for Griffin, as Shaw is unacceptable, especially if Kemple somehow manages to also win.

  •  Did we miss this earlier this month? (3+ / 0-)
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    James Allen, anshmishra, wwmiv

    The U.S. Virgin Islands held their primary on Aug. 2 (a Saturday), with St. Croix attorney Stacey Plaskett winning the Democratic nomination for Congress (tantamount to election) 50-42 and outgoing Del. Donna Christensen winning the gubernatorial nomination with a 35% plurality.

    Not terribly exciting, but kind of an underperformance for Christensen in a crowded field.

    Pragmatic progressive. Oregonian, Cascadian, and American. Keeper of the DKE glossary.

    by SaoMagnifico on Tue Aug 26, 2014 at 07:39:54 PM PDT

  •  Dark Money in AZ (0+ / 0-)

    Outside money fuels Arizona shadow campaigns

    Still waiting for the first data dump at 8 pm.

    •  Well you're lucky (2+ / 0-)
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      anshmishra, AZ Sphinx Moth

      It's almost 11 here and I'm about to fall flat on my face. Eastern time zone sucks sometimes.

      15, live in VA-04 (Forbes), lifelong resident of Isle of Wight County and home of the Smithfield Ham. Lover of history, government, and politics. Loyal reader of DKE. Somewhere between moderate and progressive Democrat.

      by 757hokiedem on Tue Aug 26, 2014 at 07:47:41 PM PDT

      [ Parent ]

  •  If Ducey wins, I'll be snickering at the... (1+ / 0-)
    Recommended by:
    chicating

    thought of DuVal running against a real "douchebag".

    Just another faggity fag socialist fuckstick homosinner!

    by Ian S on Tue Aug 26, 2014 at 07:44:27 PM PDT

    •  Two long lost siblings (1+ / 0-)
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      DCCyclone

      Doug and Steve Douchey.

      (The latter referring to the Fox News host Steve Doocy, who I remember being on the local NBC affiliate--WRC--when I was a kid)

      38, MD-8 (MD-6 after 2012) resident, NOVA raised, Euro/Anglophile Democrat

      by Mike in MD on Tue Aug 26, 2014 at 07:54:51 PM PDT

      [ Parent ]

      •  That had to be VERY long ago (0+ / 0-)

        I've lived inside the Beltway for 21 years, in D.C. itself for the first 15 of those years, and I don't remember Doocy on WRC.  What a bad fit for him.

        46, male, Indian-American, and proud father of a girl and 2 boys, Democrat, VA-10

        by DCCyclone on Tue Aug 26, 2014 at 08:09:35 PM PDT

        [ Parent ]

        •  It was in the 1980s (0+ / 0-)

          I remember my fourth grade teacher referring to him as a "weirdo" when someone used one of his human interest stories about some then-popular fad as the basis for their "Current Events" homework.

          38, MD-8 (MD-6 after 2012) resident, NOVA raised, Euro/Anglophile Democrat

          by Mike in MD on Tue Aug 26, 2014 at 08:19:30 PM PDT

          [ Parent ]

  •  It's a race for time (2+ / 0-)
    Recommended by:
    Jeff Singer, jj32

    Will Arizona begin reporting results before "The Simpsons" marathon ends?

    Pragmatic progressive. Oregonian, Cascadian, and American. Keeper of the DKE glossary.

    by SaoMagnifico on Tue Aug 26, 2014 at 07:54:39 PM PDT

  •  Az Rep Governor (0+ / 0-)

    BENNETT, KEN (REP)             23400     12%    
    DUCEY, DOUG (REP)             70230     35%    
    JONES, CHRISTINE (REP)         25969     13%    
    RIGGS, FRANK (REP)             7754     4%    
    SMITH, SCOTT (REP)             52198     26%    
    THOMAS, ANDREW P. (REP)     20502     10%

    A mind like a book, has to be open to function properly.

    by falconer520 on Tue Aug 26, 2014 at 08:09:31 PM PDT

  •  Az Rep SoS (0+ / 0-)

    CARDON, WIL (REP)         7,954     25.17%    
    PIERCE, JUSTIN (REP)         10,775     34.09%    
    REAGAN, MICHELE (REP)         12,688     40.15%    
    Write-in (REP)                     187     0.59%    
    Total                     31,604    

    A mind like a book, has to be open to function properly.

    by falconer520 on Tue Aug 26, 2014 at 08:11:44 PM PDT

  •  It will be harder to beat Brnovich (0+ / 0-)

    We still have a chance here with Rotellini, but not a great one.

    Pragmatic progressive. Oregonian, Cascadian, and American. Keeper of the DKE glossary.

    by SaoMagnifico on Tue Aug 26, 2014 at 08:16:34 PM PDT

  •  Early votes reporting in AZ-01 (0+ / 0-)

    Per the SoS site. Tobin leads Kiehne 38-35, with Kwasman at 27, though note that three rural counties (Graham, Greenlee, Apache) have yet to report at all. The more suburban areas in Pinal and Pima counties do have early votes reported.

    Male, 23, -4.75/-6.92, born and raised TN-05, now WI-02. "You're damn right we're making a difference!" - Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-Wisconsin)

    by fearlessfred14 on Tue Aug 26, 2014 at 08:20:00 PM PDT

  •  ... (0+ / 0-)

    Precincts Completely Reported: 63 of 1,566
    Precincts Partially Reported: 311 of 1,566

    Az Rep Gov
    BENNETT, KEN (REP)         4,867     12.13%    
    DUCEY, DOUG (REP)         14,150     35.27%    
    JONES, CHRISTINE (REP)         8,079     20.14%    
    RIGGS, FRANK (REP)         2,588     6.45%    
    SMITH, SCOTT (REP)         6,900     17.20%    
    THOMAS, ANDREW P. (REP)     3,367     8.39%    
    Write-in (REP)             170     0.42%    
    Total                 40,121    

    Az Rep SoS
    CARDON, WIL (REP)         9,138     24.05%    
    PIERCE, JUSTIN (REP)         13,409     35.29%    
    REAGAN, MICHELE (REP)         15,228     40.07%    
    Write-in (REP)             225     0.59%    
    Total                 38,000    

    Az Rep AG
    BRNOVICH, MARK (REP)         17,822     45.94%    
    HORNE, TOM (REP)         20,758     53.51%    
    Write-in (REP)             213     0.55%    
    Total                 38,793    

    Az Rep SoPI
    DOUGLAS, DIANE M. (REP)     22,142     59.17%    
    HUPPENTHAL, JOHN F. (REP)     14,999     40.08%    
    Write-in (REP)             283     0.76%    
    Total                 37,424    

    Az Dem SoPI
    GARCIA, DAVID (DEM)         15,321     52.40%    
    THOMAS, SHARON (DEM)         13,651     46.69%    
    Write-in (DEM)             264     0.90%    
    Total                 29,236    

    A mind like a book, has to be open to function properly.

    by falconer520 on Tue Aug 26, 2014 at 08:22:25 PM PDT

  •  Jones pulls ahead of Smith, Ducey still leads... (0+ / 0-)

    BENNETT, KEN (REP)         10,806     10.46%    
    DUCEY, DOUG (REP)         41,311     40.00%    
    JONES, CHRISTINE (REP)         19,926     19.30%    
    RIGGS, FRANK (REP)         6,076     5.88%    
    SMITH, SCOTT (REP)         17,865     17.30%    
    THOMAS, ANDREW P. (REP)         6,835     6.62%    
    Write-in (REP)         448     0.43%    
    Total         103,267    

    A mind like a book, has to be open to function properly.

    by falconer520 on Tue Aug 26, 2014 at 08:24:35 PM PDT

  •  Huppenthal falling behind... (0+ / 0-)

    DOUGLAS, DIANE M. (REP)         54,563     56.47%    
    HUPPENTHAL, JOHN F. (REP)         41,336     42.78%    
    Write-in (REP)         723     0.75%    
    Total         96,622    

    A mind like a book, has to be open to function properly.

    by falconer520 on Tue Aug 26, 2014 at 08:26:27 PM PDT

  •  Dem SoIP closer than I thought... (0+ / 0-)

    GARCIA, DAVID (DEM)         45,496     52.28%    
    THOMAS, SHARON (DEM)   40,790     46.87%    
    Write-in (DEM)                              733     0.84%    
    Total                                 87,019    

    A mind like a book, has to be open to function properly.

    by falconer520 on Tue Aug 26, 2014 at 08:31:16 PM PDT

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