Election Night 2010: The Tea Party Score Card

Colorado Senate race finally called; Buck loses. Alaska unlikely to be called this week


Salon Staff
November 3, 2010 2:01AM (UTC)

Wednesday afternoon: With only one race left to be called, our Tea Party Score Card lists 5 Tea Party wins and 4 losses...

There are scores of Tea Party-backed candidates running for all sorts of offices across the country, but we've picked the 10 whose races we think are most worth monitoring tonight. 

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Current tally:

  • Tea Party winners: 5 (Paul, Toomey, Rubio, Scott, Bachmann)
  • Tea Party losers: 4 (O'Donnell, Paladino,  Angle, Buck)
  • To be decided: 1 (Alaska Senate)


SENATE

Alaska Senate (77% of expected vote reported)

  • Joe Miller (R)    34%
  • Scott McAdams (D)    24%
  • Lisa Murkowski and other write-ins    41%

Colorado Senate (90% of expected vote reported)

  • Ken Buck (R) 47%
  • Michael Bennet (D) 48% (WINNER)

Nevada Senate (99% of expected vote reported)

  • Sharron Angle (R)    45%
  • Harry Reid (D)    50% (WINNER)
  • Scott Ashjian (I)    1%
  • None of the above    2%

Pennsylvania Senate (91% of expected vote reported)

  • Pat Toomey (R)    51% (WINNER)
  • Joe Sestak (D)    49%

Kentucky Senate (97% of expected vote reported)

  • Rand Paul (R)     56% (WINNER)
  • Jack Conway (D)     44%

Florida Senate (91% of expected vote reported)

  • Marco Rubio (R)    49% (WINNER)
  • Kendrick Meek (D)   20%
  • Charlie Crist (I)    30%

Delaware Senate (99% of expected vote reported)

  • Christine O'Donnell (R)     40%
  • Chris Coons (D)     56% (WINNER)


GOVERNOR

New York Gubernatorial (86% of expected vote reported)

  • Carl Paladino (R)    34%
  • Andrew Cuomo (D)    61% (WINNER)

Florida Gubernatorial (90% of expected vote reported)

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  • Rick Scott (R)    49% (WINNER)
  • Alex Sink (D)    48%


HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

Minnesota House -- 6th Congressional District (100% of expected vote reported)

  • Michele Bachmann (R)    52% (WINNER)
  • Tarryl Clark (D)    40%

 


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