2020 House and Senate elections: Live updates and results


 

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How Maine and Nebraska’s break up electoral votes may impression the election

On account of the race drags into Wednesday, it seems two congressional districts in Maine and Nebraska may current pivotal in deciding the outcomes of the election.

Maine and Nebraska are the one states all by means of the nation that break up their electoral votes. Maine awards two of its 4 electoral votes to the statewide winner, nonetheless together with allocates an electoral vote to the favored vote winner in every of its two congressional districts. Nebraska affords two of its 5 electoral votes to the statewide winner, with the remaining three going to the favored vote winner in every of its three congressional districts.

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CBS Info initiatives Daines wins reelection in Montana

CBS Info is projecting that Republican Senator Steve Daines has obtained reelection in Montana, defeating former two-term Democratic Governor Steve Bullock. Bullock’s loss implies that Democrats’ path to reclaiming the Senate majority is mounted to slim.

 

1:11 AM

Theresa Greenfield concedes in closely-watched Iowa Senate race

Democrat Theresa Greenfield has conceded in Iowa to incumbent Republican Senator Joni Ernst, writing on Twitter that “sadly we purchased associated related related correct proper related correct proper appropriate correct proper right here up transient.”

“People, it has been an extended night time time time time time and sadly we purchased associated related related correct proper related correct proper appropriate correct proper right here up transient. I could not be extra happy with the work all of us put in. This race was by no means about me — it is about making a future that works for all Iowans. And that battle would not cease tonight. Thanks,” Greenfield wrote.

CBS Info has furthermore projected that Mr. Trump has obtained Iowa.

 

12:39 AM

Lindsey Graham wins reelection in South Carolina Senate race, CBS Info initiatives

Republican Senator Lindsey Graham obtained reelection, CBS Info initiatives, after a contentious race. Though Democratic candidate Jaime Harrison outraised Graham by a significant quantity, it was not ample to flip a Senate seat all by means of the deep-red state.

Graham led the high-profile affirmation hearings for Resolve Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Courtroom docket, and Harrison hit him for his reversal on confirming a Supreme Courtroom docket nominee in a presidential election 12 months.


Lindsey Graham speaks after Senate victory

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All by means of the meantime, Republican Roger Marshall has furthermore obtained the Senate race in Kansas, defeating Democrat Barbara Bollier.

 

10:52 PM

Doug Collins concedes to Kelly Loeffler in Georgia Senate race

Republican Congressman Doug Collins has conceded to Senator Kelly Loeffler, who has superior to a runoff election all by means of the Georgia Senate race together with Democrat Raphael Warnock. The runoff election shall be held in early January.

“I merely often usually generally generally known as @kloeffler and congratulated her on making the runoff. She has my help and endorsement. I stay up for all Republicans coming collectively. Raphael Warnock usually is a catastrophe for Georgia and America,” Collins tweeted.

 

10:42 PM

Democrats lose Senate seat in Alabama

Democratic Senator Doug Jones has misplaced his race in Alabama, CBS Info initiatives. Jones’ loss is predicted, nonetheless it undoubtedly means the Democrats want one totally totally totally totally totally totally fully fully totally completely completely different seat to take as shortly as extra administration of the Senate. Democrats have picked up one seat up to now, in Colorado. 

Many take into accout Jones’ tenure as a senator from ruby-red Alabama to be a fluke. He obtained the seat in a 2017 express election to fill the emptiness left by Jeff Packages, who turned Mr. Trump’s first licensed educated frequent. Jones narrowly defeated Republican candidate Roy Moore, who confronted pretty only a few allegations of sexual misconduct with underage girls. This 12 months, Jones was a complete bunch tons pretty only a few tons pretty tons tons pretty a bit tons reasonably fairly a bit fairly a bit rather a lot a lot much less lucky alongside collectively alongside collectively alongside collectively collectively alongside alongside collectively alongside collectively together with his opponent. He was defeated by Tommy Tuberville, the well-known, beloved former coach of the Auburn School soccer staff. 

All by means of the meantime, CBS Info initiatives Republican Senator John Cornyn obtained his reelection race in Texas, defeating Democrat MJ Hegar.

 

10:33 PM

2 New Yorkers flip into first Black and overtly homosexual members of Congress

 Tuesday night time time time time time shall be historic partially on account of differ of candidates elected to the Residence. Democrats Ritchie Torres and Mondaire Jones, each of New York, are the primary Black and overtly homosexual members of Congress.

All by means of the meantime, Republican Madison Cawthorn of North Carolina is prime in North Carolina’s 11th district, a protected Republican seat. Cawthorn, 25, obtained the June predominant in route of a Trump-backed candidate for the seat vacated by White Residence chief of staff Mark Meadows . He has come beneath hearth for visiting Hitler’s retreat and for his promoting selling and promoting promoting selling promoting selling promoting selling promoting and selling selling promoting and advertising and marketing advertising and marketing marketing campaign launching an net website online on-line on-line which included a racist broadside in route of his Democratic opponent.

 

10:09 PM

Trump’s former doctor wins Residence seat

Ronny Jackson, the sooner White Residence doctor who served beneath each Presidents Trump and Obama, has obtained his race in Texas’ 13th Congressional District. Jackson rose to prominence in 2018 when he gave a glowing press convention about Mr. Trump’s efficiently being.

Mr. Trump nominated Jackson to be Veterans Affairs secretary closing 12 months, nonetheless Jackson withdrew amid allegations that he drank on the job and over-prescribed medicines. In his Residence race, Jackson has fastidiously aligned himself with Mr. Trump. He has downplayed the coronavirus pandemic and criticized mask-wearing necessities. He has furthermore promoted baseless claims about Biden’s psychological efficiently being.

Republican Congressman Dan Crenshaw furthermore obtained reelection. Crenshaw is a conservative firebrand and a rising GOP star all by means of the Residence.

 

10:01 PM

Iowa and Montana Senate races toss-up

With polls closing at 10 p.m. ET, CBS Info estimates the closely-watched Iowa and Montana Senate races are each toss-ups. If the Democratic candidates defeated the Republican incumbents, it’d convey Democrats nearer to gaining the bulk all by means of the Senate.

In Iowa, Republican Senator Joni Ernst is being challenged by Democrat Theresa Greenfield in an unexpectedly shut race. Mr. Trump obtained Iowa by 10 share parts in 2016, elevating parts amongst Republicans referring to the tightness of a race Ernst was initially anticipated to win. Greenfield has raised extra of Ernst — $28.7 million all by means of the third quarter — and she or he may find yourself outspending Ernst by elevated than $25 million by Election Day.  

In Montana, first-term Republican Senator Steve Daines faces a problem from the two-term governor of his state, Steve Bullock. Like Hickenlooper, Bullock briefly ran for president ahead of ending his bid and transferring into the Senate race in March 2020. Bullock obtained reelection in Montana as a Democrat in 2016 whereas Donald Trump obtained the state by about 20 parts.

All by means of the meantime, the South Carolina Senate race has gone from a “toss-up” to “presumably Republican.”

 

9:47 PM

CBS Info initiatives Hickenlooper wins Colorado Senate seat, Democrats’ first pickup

Democrats picked up their first Senate seat of the night time time time time time, with CBS Info projecting former Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper has defeated incumbent GOP Senator Cory Gardner. Hickenlooper determined to run for Senate after working briefly all by means of the Democratic presidential predominant.

Gardner was thought-about thought-about one amongst many weak Republican senators up for reelection this 12 months, notably since he is the one elementary statewide elected GOP official. Gardner has furthermore been trailing Hickenlooper in polls elementary as a complete bunch as Election Day.

Whereas this usually is a victory for Democrats, they should choose up pretty only a few totally totally totally totally totally totally totally fully fully totally completely completely different seats to know a majority all by means of the Senate.

 

9:02 PM

Arizona and Colorado lean Democratic in closely-watched Senate races

As polls shut at 9 p.m. in pretty only a few states, CBS Info estimates that Arizona and Colorado are each leaning Democratic. Each seats are presently held by Republican senators. The Senate races in Michigan and Minnesota furthermore lean Democratic, whereas the race in New Mexico is presumably going Democratic.

All by means of the meantime, the Senate race in Kansas leans Republican, and the races in Louisiana, Nebraska, South Dakota, Texas and Wyoming are presumably Republican.

 

eight:25 PM

CBS Info initiatives Mitch McConnell wins Senate race in Kentucky

 CBS Info initiatives that Senate Majority Chief Mitch McConnell has obtained his reelection race. McConnell was challenged by Democrat Amy McGrath, who ran unsuccessfully for a Residence seat two years up to now.

McGrath had obtained nationwide consideration — and necessary fundraising — when she entered the race, nonetheless she wished to face as tons as a bruising predominant draw as shortly as farther from the left. After defeating Charles Booker all by means of the primary, McGrath sustained a fundraising earnings over McConnell all by means of the closing months of the race, nonetheless was unable to translate these funds into in-person help.

CBS Info furthermore initiatives that New Hampshire Senator Jeanne Shaheen, a Democrat, has obtained reelection.

 

eight:07 PM

Maine Senate race a toss-up as polls shut

 With polls closing at eight p.m., the hotly contested Maine Senate race stays a toss-up. Senator Susan Collins, working for her fifth time interval, is taken into account thought-about one amongst many widespread Republicans all by means of the Senate, nonetheless she is dealing with appreciable skepticism from Democrats and independents who beforehand supported her. State Speaker of the Residence Sara Gideon is the Democratic candidate, and has posted doc fundraising.

CBS Info initiatives that Democratic Senator Chris Coons of Delaware and Democratic Senator Ed Markey of Massachusetts have each obtained reelection. Republican Senator Jim Inhofe of Oklahoma furthermore obtained reelection.

The Alabama Senate race is leaning in route of Republican Tommy Tuberville, who’s taking on incumbent Senator Doug Jones, primarily primarily presumably greater than seemingly most positively primarily most positively principally most positively primarily primarily primarily essentially the most weak Democrat all by means of the Senate. 

The Tennessee Senate race could also be leaning Republican. The Mississippi Senate race is presumably going Republican. The Senate races in New Hampshire, Illinois, and Rhode Island are lean Democratic, and New Jersey is presumably going Democratic.

 

7:54 PM

Residence candidate in Georgia who promoted QAnon conspiracy theories weak to win

Republican Marjorie Taylor Greene, a QAnon supporter who has promoted conspiracy theories, is weak to win her Georgia Residence race. The QAnon mindset purports that President Trump is stopping in route of a deep state cabal of satanists who abuse children.

Greene has referred to the election of Muslim members to the Residence as “an Islamic invasion of our authorities,” and unfold conspiracy theories about 9/11 and the 2017 Las Vegas capturing.

Mr. Trump has expressed his help for Taylor and usually usually generally generally known as her a “future Republican star.” Senator Kelly Loeffler of Georgia, who’s locked in an dependable reelection race, campaigned with Taylor closing month.

The Residence handed a bipartisan totally completely completely different condemning QAnon in early October.

 

7:33 PM

CBS Info estimates North Carolina Senate race a toss-up

With polls closing at 7:30 p.m., CBS Info estimates the North Carolina race stays a “toss-up.” The West Virginia Senate race leans Republican.

The closely- watched North Carolina Senate race has seen totally totally fully fully totally completely completely different October surprises. Incumbent Senator Thom Tillis, a Republican, examined constructive for COVID-19. Democrat Cal Cunningham turned embroiled in a intercourse scandal. Neither progress upended the race, which stays terribly shut. 

 

7:02 PM

Georgia, South Carolina toss-ups as of seven p.m. ET

As of seven:00 pm ET when polls closed, CBS Info estimates the Georgia and South Carolina Senate races are nonetheless toss-ups.

CBS Info estimates the Kentucky Senate race as “lean Republican,” whereas the race in Virginia is “lean Democrat.”

 

Up to date 6:35 PM / November three, 2020

Key races which is ready to resolve the Senate majority

To take the bulk, Democrats ought to net three seats, ought to Biden win the presidency, or 4 seats, if Mr. Trump wins reelection, attributable to it is the vp who breaks ties all by means of the Senate. The present stability of the Republican-controlled Senate is 53 to 47.

This typically is a rundown of the key Senate races on this 12 months’s election:

  • Alabama: Many take into accout Democrat Doug Jones’ tenure as a senator from ruby-red Alabama to be a fluke. He obtained the seat in a 2017 express election to fill the emptiness left by Jeff Packages, who turned Mr. Trump’s first licensed educated frequent. Jones narrowly defeated Republican candidate Roy Moore, who confronted pretty only a few allegations of sexual misconduct with underage girls. This 12 months, Jones is method tons pretty only a few tons pretty tons tons pretty a bit tons reasonably fairly a bit fairly a bit rather a lot a lot much less lucky in his opponent — he is been challenged by Tommy Tuberville, the well-known, beloved former coach of the Auburn School soccer staff. 

  • Arizona: Republican Senator Martha McSally was appointed to her place months after shedding to Senator Kyrsten Sinema by beneath three parts all by means of the race for the state’s totally totally totally totally totally totally totally fully fully totally completely completely different Senate seat in 2018. This 12 months’s election is one totally totally totally totally totally totally fully fully totally completely completely different try of whether or not or not or not or not or not or not or not or not or not or not or not or not or not she’s going to have the flexibleness to win the state. This time she’s dealing with Democrat Mark Kelly, a former astronaut and the husband of former Congresswoman Gabby Giffords, a gun administration activist who was shot in 2011. 

  • Colorado: Incumbent first-term Senator Cory Gardner, a Republican, is locked in an dependable race with former Governor John Hickenlooper. After a quick predominant presidential bid, Hickenlooper determined to run for Senate. Gardner is taken into account thought-about one amongst many weak Republican senators up for reelection this 12 months — he is the one elementary statewide elected GOP official. Gardner has been trailing Hickenlooper in polls elementary as a complete bunch as Election Day, and Put collectively dinner Political Report funds this race as “Lean Democratic.” 

  • Georgia: Georgia has two high-profile Senate races this 12 months, attributable to a contentious express election. GOP Senator David Perdue is defending his seat from Democratic challenger Jon Ossoff, who ran for the Residence unsuccessfully totally totally fully fully totally completely completely different years up to now. All by means of the meantime, Republican Senator Kelly Loeffler is working to hold on to the seat that she was appointed to fill in December 2019 when Senator Johnny Isakson retired early. This express election has 21 candidates, nonetheless her necessary rivals comes from GOP Congressman Doug Collins. The first Democratic candidate is Reverend Raphael Warnock.

  • Iowa: Republican Senator Joni Ernst is being challenged by Democrat Theresa Greenfield in an unexpectedly shut race. Mr. Trump obtained Iowa by 10 share parts in 2016, elevating parts amongst Republicans referring to the tightness of a race Ernst was initially anticipated to win. Greenfield has raised extra of Ernst — $28.7 million all by means of the third quarter — and she or he may find yourself outspending Ernst by elevated than $25 million by Election Day.  

  • Maine: Senator Susan Collins, working for her fifth time interval, is taken into account thought-about one amongst many widespread Republicans all by means of the Senate, nonetheless she is dealing with appreciable skepticism from Democrats and independents who beforehand supported her. State Speaker of the Residence Sara Gideon is the Democratic candidate, and has posted doc fundraising. 

  • Michigan: Michigan is a key battleground state all by means of the presidential election together with all by means of the Senate, as Mr. Trump defeated Hillary Clinton by an considerably slim margin in 2016. First-term Democratic Senator Gary Peters is up for reelection and is working in route of Republican John James, who unsuccessfully ran for Senate in 2018. 

  • Montana: First-term Republican Senator Steve Daines faces a problem from the two-term governor of his state, Steve Bullock. Like Hickenlooper, Bullock briefly ran for president ahead of ending his bid and transferring into the Senate race in March 2020. Bullock obtained reelection in Montana as a Democrat in 2016 whereas Donald Trump obtained the state by about 20 parts.

  • North Carolina: The closely- watched North Carolina Senate race has seen totally totally fully fully totally completely completely different October surprises. Incumbent Senator Thom Tillis, a Republican, examined constructive for COVID-19. Democrat Cal Cunningham turned embroiled in a intercourse scandal. Neither progress upended the race, which stays terribly shut. 

  • South Carolina: Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham is dealing with the next than anticipated reelection race. Graham led the high-profile affirmation hearings for Resolve Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Courtroom docket, and Democrat Jaime Harrison is hitting him for his reversal on confirming a Supreme Courtroom docket nominee in a presidential election 12 months. Harrison is the sooner state Democratic Occasion chair, and an African American candidate in a state the place 30% of the inhabitants is African American. The race has obtained pretty only a few nationwide consideration, giving Harrison a monetary improve. 

 

Up to date 5:52 PM / November three, 2020

Lindsey Graham votes in South Carolina

 Senator Lindsey Graham frequent his poll in Seneca, South Carolina, spherical 11 a.m. on Tuesday morning, CBS Spartanburg, South Carolina affiliate WSPA-TV tales.

Graham, an in depth ally of President Trump, is locked in a tougher-than-expected reelection battle in route of Jaime Harrison in a race that has captured nationwide consideration. Harris raised $57 million between July and September alone, shattering the $38 million earlier doc for primarily primarily presumably greater than seemingly most positively primarily most positively principally most positively primarily primarily primarily essentially the most cash raised in a Senate race in that three-month interval.

 

Up to date four:53 PM / November three, 2020

Administration of the Senate may presumably be determined by Georgia races

 There are two races up in Georgia this election, a day-after-day Senate race and express election. The concepts in Georgia for each the frequent Senate election and the Senate express election require a candidate to win a majority, and if not thought-about one amongst many candidates clear the 50% threshold, the race goes to a runoff in January. 

Latest polling all by means of the race between incumbent GOP Senator David Perdue and Democrat Jon Ossoff has been tight, and the presence of a libertarian candidate on the poll may stop every Perdue or Ossoff from clearing the bulk. All by means of the precise election, 21 candidates have licensed to be on the poll, together with Democrat Raphael Warnock, who has led in latest polls. GOP candidates Senator Kelly Loeffer, who was appointed to the seat closing 12 months, and Congressman Doug Collins are furthermore on the poll. If no candidate clears the bulk, that race may even go to a runoff in January.

 

Up to date four:25 PM / November three, 2020

Pelosi says “it isn’t going to matter related now” if she’ll search one totally totally totally totally totally totally fully fully totally completely completely different time interval as speaker earlier 2022

 In a press title, Residence Speaker Nancy Pelosi shot down a query about whether or not or not or not or not or not or not or not or not or not or not or not or not or not this upcoming time interval shall be her closing as speaker, calling it the “least wanted query likelihood is excessive extreme excessive you’d ask related this second.” She added that “the one method forward for our nation, the soul of the nation” is at stake all by means of the election.

“Elections are relating to the long run,” Pelosi talked about. “Positively one amongst as of late I’ll diploma you may uncover what my plans are, when it’s related and when it parts. It couldn’t matter related now.”

After the 2018 election, Pelosi agreed to time interval limits on Democratic leaders which is ready to stop her from serving as speaker earlier 2022.



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