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Freshmen Winners: Race by Race Details

Arizona Congressional District 01
Percent Reporting: 100    Last Update: 11/10/2016 12:16:56 PM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
Paul Babeu (Republican Party)  43.1%
Tom O'Halleran (Democratic Party)  51.2% Winner
Ray Parrish (Green Party)  5.7%
Tom O'Halleran (D) defeated Paul Babeu (R) for the open seat created by Representative Ann Kirkpatrick's (D) decision to challenge Senator John McCain (R). O'Halleran was a former Republican and State Senator who ran a campaign grounded in centrist positions and was able to keep this seat in the Democratic column.

Arizona Congressional District 05
Percent Reporting: 100    Last Update: 12/14/2016 11:17:50 AM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
Andy Biggs (Republican Party)  63.2% Winner
Talia Fuentes (Democratic Party)  36.8%

California Senate
Percent Reporting: 100    Last Update: 11/14/2016 6:24:10 PM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
Kamala Harris (Democratic Party)  62.6% Winner
Loretta Sanchez (Democratic Party)  37.4%
California Attorney General Kamala Harris (D) defeated U.S. Representative Loretta Sanchez (D) to replace the retiring Senator Barbara Boxer (D). Harris had wrapped up the endorsement and support of many prominent Democrats including President Barack Obama, Vice President Joe Biden, Senator Boxer, and Senator Dianne Feinstein. Harris is a former District Attorney from San Francisco.

California Congressional District 17
Percent Reporting: 100    Last Update: 11/14/2016 6:28:23 PM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
Mike Honda (Democratic Party)  40.2%
Rohit Khanna (Democratic Party)  59.8% Winner
Rohit Khanna (D) unseated long time Representative Mike Honda (D) is this solid democratic district. Honda had been facing a tough re-election for this Silicon Valley district after coming under scrutiny for an ethics investigation of how his office used taxpayer funds. Khanna is a former Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Department of Commerce under President Obama.

California Congressional District 20
Percent Reporting: 100    Last Update: 11/10/2016 9:53:55 AM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
Casey Lucius (Republican Party)  29.4%
Jimmy Panetta (Democratic Party)  70.6% Winner
Jimmy Panetta continues his family's history of public service by winning the seat that represents the portion of California that his father, Leon Panetta, also represented in Congress in the 1980s and 1990s. The seat was made open by the retirement of Representative Sam Farr (D).

California Congressional District 24
Percent Reporting: 100    Last Update: 11/9/2016 4:45:25 AM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
Salud Carbajal (Democratic Party)  53.8% Winner
Justin Fareed (Republican Party)  46.2%
Santa Barbara County Supervisor Salud Carbajal (D) is replacing the retiring Representative Lois Capps (D) in Congress. This district remains a Democratic seat as Carbajal defeated businessman Justin Fareed, a candidate that ran a strong campaign in a heavily Democratic part of California.

California Congressional District 44
Percent Reporting: 100    Last Update: 11/9/2016 11:47:58 AM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
Nanette Barragan (Democratic Party)  51.2% Winner
Isadore Hall (Democratic Party)  48.8%
State Senator Isadore Hall (D) lost to Hermosa Beach City Councilwoman Nanette Barragan (D) who wins the open seat of Janice Hahn (D). This southern California district is a safe Democratic seat.

California Congressional District 46
Percent Reporting: 100    Last Update: 12/14/2016 11:15:26 AM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
Lou Correa (Democratic Party)  70.2% Winner
Bao Nguyen (Democratic Party)  29.8%
Former state senator Lou Correa (D) will replace Representative Loretta Sanchez (D) who ran for California's open U.S. Senate seat. Correa defeated Mayor of Garden Grove, Bao Nguyen, for this solid Democratic seat.

Delaware Congressional District 01
Percent Reporting: 100    Last Update: 11/9/2016 4:46:39 PM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
Robert Franz (Write-In)   
Scott Gesty (Libertarian Party)  1.5%
Rachelle Linney (Write-In)   
Mark Perri (Green Party)  2%
Hans Reigle (Republican Party)  41%
Lisa Rochester (Democratic Party)  55.5% Winner
Campbell Smith (Write-In)   
Russell Walker (Write-In)   
Lisa Blunt Rochester (D) won the open seat left by Representative John Carney (D) who decided to run for Governor of Delaware. Rochester is the former Delaware State Secretary of Labor.

Florida Congressional District 01
Percent Reporting: 100    Last Update: 11/9/2016 7:11:08 AM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
Matt Gaetz (Republican Party)  69.1% Winner
Steven Specht (Democratic Party)  30.9%
Matt Gaetz (R), a state representative, won the open seat created by the retirement of Representative Jeff Miller for this northwest Florida seat.

Florida Congressional District 02
Percent Reporting: 100    Last Update: 11/14/2016 7:25:40 PM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
Walter Dartland (Democratic Party)  29.9%
Neal Dunn (Republican Party)  67.3% Winner
Rob Lapham (Libertarian Party)  2.7%
Antoine Roberts (Write-In)   
Dr. Neal Dunn (R) defeated Walter Dartland (D) for the open Florida 2nd. After redistricting the Florida 2nd became a solid Republican district and incumbent Representative Gwen Graham declined to run for re-election.

Florida Congressional District 04
Percent Reporting: 100    Last Update: 11/9/2016 4:47:08 PM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
David Bruderly (Democratic Party)  27.6%
Gary Koniz (Non-Partisan)  2.2%
Daniel Murphy (Write-In)   
John Rutherford (Republican Party)  70.2% Winner
John Rutherford (R) the former sheriff of Jacksonville won the open seat in northeast Florida created by the retirement of Representative Ander Crenshaw (R).

Florida Congressional District 05
Percent Reporting: 100    Last Update: 11/14/2016 7:26:20 PM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
Alfred Lawson (Democratic Party)  64.2% Winner
Gloreatha Scurry-Smith (Republican Party)  35.8%
Al Lawson (D) won the Florida 5th District over Glo Smith (R). Lawson replaces Representative Corrine Brown (D) who Lawson defeated in the August primary and has been under investigation for ethical and financial abuses of office.

Florida Congressional District 07
Percent Reporting: 100    Last Update: 11/9/2016 7:11:54 AM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
John Mica (Republican Party)  48.6%
Stephanie Murphy (Democratic Party)  51.4% Winner
Mike Plaskon (Write-In)   
Long serving incumbent John Mica (R) was upset in a surprising early result on election night. Mica the twelve term incumbent was upset by a late entry into the contest by Stephanie Murphy (D) a businesswoman and former Department of Defense staffer. The Florida 7th was redrawn during redistricting earlier in 2016 and the safe seat Mica was familiar with shifted towards a more Democratic leaning district that was largely new to the incumbent. Mica was further hampered by the lack of a traditional campaign staff and he did not embrace new campaign technology in his race.

Florida Congressional District 09
Percent Reporting: 100    Last Update: 11/9/2016 4:47:18 PM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
Wayne Liebnitzky (Republican Party)  42.6%
Darren Soto (Democratic Party)  57.4% Winner
State Senator Darren Soto (D) defeated Wayne Liebnitzky (R) to replace Representative Alan Grayson (D) who had decided to run for Florida's U.S. Senate seat.

Florida Congressional District 10
Percent Reporting: 100    Last Update: 11/9/2016 1:39:48 AM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
Valdez Demings (Democratic Party)  64.8% Winner
Thuy Lowe (Republican Party)  35.2%
Val Demings (D), the former City of Orlando police chief, won the Florida 10th District seat formerly held by Representative Daniel Webster (R). Webster had decided to run in the Republican leaning 11th District after redistricting had made his current seat more Democratic.

Florida Congressional District 13
Percent Reporting: 100    Last Update: 11/9/2016 4:47:29 PM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
Charles Crist (Democratic Party)  51.9% Winner
David Jolly (Republican Party)  48.1%
Former Florida Governor Charlie Crist (D) defeated incumbent Representative David Jolly (R) for his Florida Gulf Coast seat. Jolly had been put into a more competitive district by redistricting and had made a run for the U.S. Senate before deciding to run for his old House seat with the re-entry of Senator Marco Rubio into the Florida Senate race.

Florida Congressional District 18
Percent Reporting: 100    Last Update: 11/14/2016 7:49:06 PM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
Marilyn Holloman (Write-In)   
Brian Mast (Republican Party)  53.7% Winner
Randy Perkins (Democratic Party)  43%
Carla Spalding (Non-Partisan)  3.3%
Army veteran Brian Mast (R) defeated businessman Randy Perkins (D). This seat was one of the easier seats for Republicans to pick up in this Republican leaning east Florida district. Incumbent Representative Patrick Murphy (D) made the 18th District an open seat with his decision to run for the U.S. Senate.

Florida Congressional District 19
Percent Reporting: 100    Last Update: 11/9/2016 4:48:01 PM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
David Byron (Write-In)   
Robert Neeld (Democratic Party)  34.1%
Francis Rooney (Republican Party)  65.9% Winner
Timothy Rossano (Write-In)   
Former U.S. Ambassador to the Holy See Francis Rooney (R) defeated Robert Neeld (D) for the southwest Florida district. The Florida 19th was represented by Representative Curt Clawson (R) who decided to retire from Congress.

Georgia Congressional District 03
Percent Reporting: 100    Last Update: 11/9/2016 4:04:48 AM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
Drew Ferguson (Republican Party)  68.3% Winner
Angela Pendley (Democratic Party)  31.7%
Drew Ferguson (R) defeated Angela Pendley (D) to win his first term in the United States Congress. Ferguson replaces Representative Lynn Westmoreland (R) who did not seek re-election. Ferguson is a dentist and former Mayor of West Point, Georgia.

Hawaii Congressional District 01
Percent Reporting: 100    Last Update: 11/9/2016 5:13:56 AM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
Calvin Griffin (Non-Partisan)  2.2%
Colleen Hanabusa (Democratic Party)  71.9% Winner
Shirlene Ostrov (Republican Party)  22.7%
Alan Yim (Libertarian Party)  3.3%
Colleen Hanabusa (D) won the the seat left vacant by the death of Rep. Mark Takai (D).

Illinois Senate
Percent Reporting: 99    Last Update: 11/9/2016 6:52:13 AM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
Chris Aguayo (Veterans Party of America)   
James Brown (Independent)   
L. Tammy Duckworth (Democratic Party)  54.4% Winner
Mark Kirk (Republican Party)  40.2%
Chad Koppie (Write-In)   
Kenton McMillen (Libertarian Party)  3.2%
Scott Summers (Green Party)  2.1%
U.S. Representative Tammy Duckworth (D) defeated incumbent Senator Mark Kirk. Illinois' U.S. Senate seat had been predicted to flip almost from the start of this election cycle. Illinois remains a strong blue state and the voter mix that brought Kirk to the Senate in 2010 could not be duplicated in 2016.

Illinois Congressional District 08
Percent Reporting: 100    Last Update: 11/9/2016 4:18:05 AM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
Peter DiCianni (Republican Party)  41.9%
Raja Krishnamoorthi (Democratic Party)  58.1% Winner
Andrew Straw (Write-In)   

Illinois Congressional District 10
Percent Reporting: 100    Last Update: 11/9/2016 12:44:07 AM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
Robert Dold (Republican Party)  47.5%
Joseph Kopsick (Independent)   
Bradley Schneider (Democratic Party)  52.5% Winner
Former Congressman Bradley Schneider (D) won his old seat defeating incumbent Representative Bob Dold (R). Dold and Schneider have traded this Congressional seat back and forth going back to 2010.

Indiana Senate
Percent Reporting: 99    Last Update: 11/15/2016 9:49:31 AM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
Evan Bayh (Democratic Party)  42.4%
Lucy Brenton (Libertarian Party)  5.5%
James Johnson (Write-In)   
Todd Young (Republican Party)  52.1% Winner
U.S. Representative Todd Young (R) defeated former U.S. Senator Evan Bayh (D). With the retirement of Senator Dan Coates (R) the Indiana senate seat was an open seat many predicted would be a solid Republican pick up. Todd Young (R) won a contested Republican primary as the more establishment candidate and seemed to be the favorite for winning the open seat. The summer entry of former Senator Evan Bayh (D) suddenly shifted the race to a lean Democratic race. In the closing weeks of the race Young was able to pull the race to close and ultimately won this seat.

Indiana Congressional District 03
Percent Reporting: 100    Last Update: 11/9/2016 1:27:26 AM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
Jim Banks (Republican Party)  70.1% Winner
Tommy Schrader (Democratic Party)  23%
Pepper Snyder (Libertarian Party)  6.9%
State senator Jim Banks (R) won the seat currently held by Representative Marlin Stutzman (R) who had decided to run for the Indiana U.S. Senate seat left open by the retirement of Senator Dan Coates.

Indiana Congressional District 09
Percent Reporting: 100    Last Update: 11/14/2016 1:03:25 PM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
Russell Brooksbank (Libertarian Party)  5.4%
Trey Hollingsworth (Republican Party)  54.1% Winner
Shelli Yoder (Democratic Party)  40.5%
Businessman Trey Hollingsworth (R) defeated Shelli Yoder (D) to win the seat that was left open by U.S. Representative Todd Young who ran for the open U.S. Senate seat from Indiana.

Kansas Congressional District 01
Percent Reporting: 99    Last Update: 11/9/2016 7:33:56 AM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
Kerry Burt (Libertarian Party)  7.3%
Alan LaPolice (Independent)  26.4%
Roger Marshall (Republican Party)  66.2% Winner
Dr. Roger Marshall (R) won election to a first term in Congress over token opposition in the Kansas 1st District. Marshall defeated incumbent Representative Tim Huelskamp (R) in the primary.

Kentucky Congressional District 01
Percent Reporting: 100    Last Update: 11/9/2016 1:57:18 AM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
James Comer (Republican Party)  72.6% Winner
Samuel Gaskins (Democratic Party)  27.4%
Terry McIntosh (Write-In)   
James Comer (R) the Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner won the open seat created by the resignation of Representative Ed Whitfield (R) earlier this year. Comer will take office immediately as the race was on the ballot twice to fill out the remainder of Whitfield's current term in Congress.

Louisiana Senate
Percent Reporting: 100    Last Update: 2/8/2017 8:16:16 AM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
Beryl Billiot (Non-Partisan)   
Charles Boustany (Republican Party)   
Foster Campbell (Democratic Party)  39.35%
Anh Joseph Cao (Republican Party)   
Thomas Clements (Libertarian Party)   
Donald Crawford (Republican Party)   
David Duke (Republican Party)   
Derrick Edwards (Democratic Party)   
Caroline Fayard (Democratic Party)   
John Fleming (Republican Party)   
LeRoy Gillam (Libertarian Party)   
Troy Hebert (Non-Partisan)   
John Kennedy (Republican Party)  60.65% Winner
Gary Landrieu (Democratic Party)   
William Lang (Independent)   
Robert Maness (Republican Party)   
Kaitlin Marone (Non-Partisan)   
Charles Marsala (Republican Party)   
Vinny Mendoza (Democratic Party)   
Abhay Patel (Republican Party)   
Joshua Pellerin (Democratic Party)   
Gregory Taylor (Independent)   
Arden Wells (Non-Partisan)   
Peter Williams (Democratic Party)   
Louisiana State Treasurer John Kennedy (R) defeated Louisiana Public Service Commissioner Foster Campbell (D) in the general election on December 10. Kennedy won the seat being vacated by Senator David Vitter (R) who is retired from the Senate after a failed run for Louisiana governor.

Louisiana Congressional District 03
Percent Reporting: 100    Last Update: 2/8/2017 8:17:36 AM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
Scott Angelle (Republican Party)  43.89%
Bryan Barrilleaux (Republican Party)   
Gregory Ellison (Republican Party)   
Brett Geymann (Republican Party)   
Jake Hebert (Democratic Party)   
Clay Higgins (Republican Party)  56.11% Winner
Guy McLendon (Libertarian Party)   
Larry Rader (Democratic Party)   
August Rantz (Republican Party)   
Grover Rees (Republican Party)   
Kenny Scelfo (Non-Partisan)   
Herman Vidrine (Republican Party)   
In Louisiana's jungle primary, Scott Angelle (R) and Clay Higgins (R) emerged with the top two vote totals, but neither reached the necessary 50% to avoid a runoff. Higgins defeated Angelle in the December 10th general election.

Louisiana Congressional District 04
Percent Reporting: 100    Last Update: 2/8/2017 8:19:50 AM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
Ralph Baucum (Republican Party)   
Elbert Guillory (Republican Party)   
Mark Halverson (Non-Partisan)   
Oliver Jenkins (Republican Party)   
Richard John (Republican Party)   
Mike Johnson (Republican Party)  65.23% Winner
J. Marshall Jones (Democratic Party)  34.77%
Kenneth Krefft (Non-Partisan)   
In this open seat race, Mike Johnson (R) defeated J. Marshall Jones (D) in the December 10th general election. The seat was previously held by Rep. John Fleming (R) who decided not to run for re-election to the House.

Maryland Senate
Percent Reporting: 99    Last Update: 11/15/2016 11:31:14 AM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
Greg Dorsey (Independent)   
Margaret Flowers (Green Party)  3.2%
Bob Robinson (Write-In)   
Charles Smith (Write-In)   
Kathy Szeliga (Republican Party)  36.4%
Ed Tinus (Independent)   
Chris Van Hollen (Democratic Party)  60.4% Winner
Lih Young (Write-In)   
U.S. Representative Chris Van Hollen (D) won the seat being vacated by the retirement of Senator Barbara Mikulski (D). Van Hollen had won the de facto election which was the Maryland Democratic primary over fellow U.S. Representative Donna Edwards (D) and several other candidates. Van Hollen is seen as a candidate that will bring a more moderate view to the Senate if he continues the policies her pursued in the House of Representatives.

Maryland Congressional District 04
Percent Reporting: 100    Last Update: 11/14/2016 1:13:58 PM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
Anthony Brown (Democratic Party)  74.1% Winner
Kamesha Clark (Green Party)  2.5%
Benjamin Krause (Libertarian Party)  1.8%
George McDermott (Republican Party)  21.6%
Adrian Petrus (Write-In)   
Former Lt. Governor Anthony Brown (D) won the seat being vacated by Representative Donna Edwards (D) who had run for the open Maryland U.S. Senate seat.

Maryland Congressional District 08
Percent Reporting: 100    Last Update: 11/9/2016 4:40:38 AM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
Dan Cox (Republican Party)  35.6%
Jamie Raskin (Democratic Party)  59.3% Winner
Nancy Wallace (Green Party)  3%
Jasen Wunder (Libertarian Party)  2%
State Senator Jamie Raskin (D) won the Maryland 8th District seat being vacated by Chris Van Hollen (D) after his successful run for the open U.S. Senate seat from Maryland. Raskin had defeated a large primary field in this heavily Democratic district in suburban Washington, D.C.

Michigan Congressional District 01
Percent Reporting: 100    Last Update: 11/15/2016 11:50:49 AM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
John Bergman (Republican Party)  55.3% Winner
Ellis Boal (Green Party)  1.3%
Diane Bostow (Libertarian Party)  3.7%
Lonnie Johnson (Democratic Party)  39.7%
Jack Bergman (R) was elected to his first term in Congress to replace the retiring Representative Dan Benishek (R). Bergman is a retired three star general from the Marine Corps Reserve.

Michigan Congressional District 10
Percent Reporting: 100    Last Update: 11/14/2016 1:24:34 PM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
Frank Accavitti (Democratic Party)  32.3%
Lisa Gioia (Libertarian Party)  3.1%
Paul Mitchell (Republican Party)  63.0% Winner
Benjamin Nofs (Green Party)  1.5%
Businessman Paul Mitchell was elected to replace the retiring Representative Candice Miller (R) for the Michigan 10th Congressional seat.

Minnesota Congressional District 02
Percent Reporting: 100    Last Update: 11/15/2016 12:14:16 PM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
Angela Craig (Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party)  45.2%
Jason Lewis (Republican Party)  47.0% Winner
Paula Overby (Independence Party)  7.8%
Andrew Willmert (Write-In)   
Radio host Jason Lewis (R) won a close election over Angela Craig (D). This suburban Twin Cities district had been represented by John Kline (R) until he announced last year that he would not seek re-election. Kline had supported Lewis' primary opponent, but did endorse Lewis for the general election. This race was considered a pick-up opportunity for the Democrats.

Nebraska Congressional District 02
Percent Reporting: 100    Last Update: 11/15/2016 3:12:23 PM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
Brad Ashford (Democratic Party)  47.3%
Don Bacon (Republican Party)  49.4% Winner
Steven Laird (Libertarian Party)  3.3%
Retired Air Force General Don Bacon (R) unseated incumbent Representative Brad Ashford (D). This swing district had been a major target for national Republican efforts with the district being rated Republican leaning. Rep. Ashford had run a strong campaign and received the endorsement of groups such as NFIB, BIPAC Action Fund, and the U.S. Chamber. In the end a Republican wave and Bacon's strong ties to the Omaha military community helped switch this seat from blue to red.

Nevada Senate
Percent Reporting: 100    Last Update: 11/16/2016 9:05:06 AM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
Catherine Cortez-Masto (Democratic Party)  47.1% Winner
Tony Gumina (Independent)  1%
Joe Heck (Republican Party)  44.7%
Tom Jones (Independent American Party)  1.5%
Thomas Sawyer (Independent)  1.3%
Jarrod Williams (Independent)  0.6%
Former Nevada Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto (D) defeated United States Representative Joe Heck (R) for the open Senate seat of the retiring Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D). This was considered to be the only real shot that Republicans had of picking up a seat from Democrats in the Senate this cycle. This race was highly contested by both parties and over $100 million total was spent by both campaigns and outside groups on the race. Polling had shown this race leaning towards Heck, but the advantage of a Democratic sweep in the state and Reid's organization put Cortez Masto on top. Cortez Masto is the first Latina elected to the U.S. Senate.

Nevada Congressional District 03
Percent Reporting: 100    Last Update: 11/16/2016 9:07:48 AM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
David Goossen (Independent)  3.1%
Warren Markowitz (Independent American Party)  3.7%
Jacklyn Rosen (Democratic Party)  47.2% Winner
Danny Tarkanian (Republican Party)  46%
Jacklyn Rosen (D) a Las Vegas community leader defeated Danny Tarkanian (R) for the open seat vacated by incumbent U.S. Representative Joe Heck's decision to run for the U.S. Senate. Rosen was a beneficiary of U.S. Senator Harry Reid's organization in terms of both financial support and field operations. This district does not tilt wildly one way or the other and the close election results of 2016 prove that to be very true.

Nevada Congressional District 04
Percent Reporting: 100    Last Update: 11/16/2016 9:09:30 AM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
Steven Brown (Libertarian Party)  3.8%
Cresent Hardy (Republican Party)  44.5%
Ruben Kihuen (Democratic Party)  48.5% Winner
Michael Little (Independent American Party)  3.1%
State senator Ruben Kihuen (D) unseated incumbent U.S. Representative Cresent Hardy (R). Hardy had won the seat during midterms and was facing an uphill climb in this Democratic leaning district during a Presidential election year. Kihuen was helped not only by the demographics of the district, but also an election cycle that saw Democrats do very well in Nevada up and down the ballot.

New Hampshire Senate
Percent Reporting: 100    Last Update: 11/15/2016 3:28:48 PM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
Kelly Ayotte (Republican Party)  47.9%
Brian Chabot (Libertarian Party)  1.8%
Aaron Day (Independent)  2.4%
Maggie Hassan (Democratic Party)  48.0% Winner
John Riggieri (Independent)   
New Hampshire has been called by the Secretary of State in New Hampshire declaring Governor Maggie Hassan (D) the winner. Incumbent Senator Kelly Ayotte (R) conceded the race to Hassan. This had been one of the most contested Senate seats in not only this election cycle, but in history. The seat is only one of two pick ups that Democrats made in a year that they were favored to win the Senate majority. New Hampshire continued its electoral history of not only voting a single ticket for President and Senate, but also for voting out incumbents.

New Hampshire Congressional District 01
Percent Reporting: 100    Last Update: 11/15/2016 3:59:19 PM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
Frank Guinta (Republican Party)  42.9%
Brendan Kelly (Independent)  1.7%
Robert Lombardo (Libertarian Party)  1.9%
Shawn O'Connor (Independent)  9.5%
Carol Shea-Porter (Democratic Party)  44.2% Winner
Former Representative Carol Shea-Porter won back her old seat after defeating incumbent Representative Frank Guinta (R). Guinta survived a close primary, but ultimately could not overcome a Democratic slant in New Hampshire this year to win re-election. Throughout this election year Guinta's campaign was fighting back against ethics allegations that had come from his 2014 election.

New Jersey Congressional District 05
Percent Reporting: 100    Last Update: 11/15/2016 4:57:12 PM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
Claudio Belusic (Libertarian Party)  2.2%
Scott Garrett (Republican Party)  47.2%
Josh Gottheimer (Democratic Party)  50.5% Winner
Incumbent Representative Scott Garrett (R) lost his re-election bid to former Clinton administration speech writer Josh Gottheimer (D). Garrett had been facing a tough re-election due to statements about the national Republican party being too focused on diversity and not holding a strong stand against liberal social issues. Garrett's statements hurt his fundraising and also cost him with independent voters in his northern New Jersey seat.

New York Congressional District 03
Percent Reporting: 100    Last Update: 11/9/2016 3:55:03 AM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
Jack Martins (Republican Party)  47.6%
Thomas Suozzi (Democratic Party)  52.4% Winner

New York Congressional District 13
Percent Reporting: 99    Last Update: 11/16/2016 10:02:20 AM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
Adriano Espaillat (Democratic Party)  88.8% Winner
Tony Evans (Republican Party)  6.9%
Scott Fenstermaker (Transparent Government)  3.5%
Daniel Rivera (Green Party)  0.8%
New York State Senator Adriano Espaillat (D) won election to the United States House of Representatives to replace the retiring Representative Charlie Rangel (D).

New York Congressional District 19
Percent Reporting: 100    Last Update: 11/16/2016 11:13:29 AM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
John Faso (Republican Party)  54.7% Winner
Zephyr Teachout (Democratic Party)  45.3%
Former State Assemblyman John Faso (R) won election to Congress to replace the retiring Representative Chris Gibson (R).

New York Congressional District 22
Percent Reporting: 100    Last Update: 11/16/2016 11:19:47 AM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
Martin Babinec (Reform Party)  12.8%
Kim Myers (Democratic Party)  40.4%
Claudia Tenney (Republican Party)  47% Winner
The retirement of incumbent Representative Richard Hanna (R) left his upstate New York seat open. New York State Assembly member Claudia Tenney (R) won the election for this open seat. This race was supposed to feature a strong third party showing, but businessman Martin Babinec (i) did not collect enough votes to be near either major party nominee.

North Carolina Congressional District 13
Percent Reporting: 100    Last Update: 11/9/2016 8:43:41 AM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
Ted Budd (Republican Party)  56.1% Winner
Bruce Davis (Democratic Party)  49.9%
Ted Budd (R) defeated Bruce Davis (D) for the open North Carolina 13th District. Representative George Holding (R) was redistricted from this district into the North Carolina 2nd.

Pennsylvania Congressional District 02
Percent Reporting: 98    Last Update: 11/16/2016 1:49:48 PM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
Dwight Evans (Democratic Party)  90.2% Winner
James Jones (Republican Party)  9.8%
State Representative Dwight Evans (D) won the open seat for this Philadelphia based district after incumbent Representative Chaka Fattah (D) resigned after being convicted on Federal charges during the summer of 2016.

Pennsylvania Congressional District 08
Percent Reporting: 100    Last Update: 11/16/2016 1:53:34 PM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
Brian Fitzpatrick (Republican Party)  54.5% Winner
Eli Sadoff (Write-In)   
Steven Santarsiero (Democratic Party)  45.5%
Former FBI agent Brian Fitzpatrick (R) defeated Pennsylvania state representative Steve Santarsiero (D) to win the open Pennsylvania 8th District. Fitzpatrick replaces his brother Michael Fitzpatrick (R) who had pledged to abide my a self imposed term limit. This district had been a target for Democrats, but Fitzpatrick was carried by a large Republican turnout to outperform in this toss up district.

Pennsylvania Congressional District 16
Percent Reporting: 100    Last Update: 11/16/2016 2:00:36 PM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
Christina Hartman (Democratic Party)  42.7%
Shawn House (Libertarian Party)  3.3%
Lloyd Smucker (Republican Party)  53.9% Winner
With the retirement of incumbent Representative Joe Pitts (R) the Pennsylvania 16th became an open seat for the 2016 election. State senator Lloyd Smucker (R) won the election for the open seat over Christina Hartman (D). Polling had shown this race to be close, but Smucker ultimately won by over 10%.

Tennessee Congressional District 08
Percent Reporting: 100    Last Update: 11/14/2016 1:56:55 PM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
Shelia Godwin (Independent)  2.3%
James Hart (Independent)  1.4%
Rickey Hobson (Democratic Party)  25.1%
David Kustoff (Republican Party)  68.8% Winner
Adrian Montague (Independent)  .9%
Mark Rawles (Independent)  .9%
Karen Talley-Lane (Independent)  .7%
Former U.S. Attorney David Kustoff (R) was elected to serve his first term in Congress from Tennessee's 8th District. Kustoff replaces the retiring Representative Steve Fincher (R).

Texas Congressional District 15
Percent Reporting: 100    Last Update: 11/9/2016 3:44:05 AM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
Vicente Gonzalez (Democratic Party)  57.3% Winner
Ross Leone (Libertarian Party)  1.9%
Vanessa Tijerina (Green Party)  3.1%
Timmy Westley (Republican Party)  37.7%
Vicente Gonzalez (D) won election to the Texas 15th Congressional District to replace the retiring Representative Ruben Hinojosa (D).

Texas Congressional District 19
Percent Reporting: 100    Last Update: 11/14/2016 2:00:44 PM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
Jodey Arrington (Republican Party)  86.7% Winner
Troy Bonar (Libertarian Party)  8.5%
Mark Lawson (Green Party)  4.8%
Jodey Arrington (R) won the seat of retiring Representative Randy Neugebauer (R) for the Texas 19th District.

Virginia Congressional District 02
Percent Reporting: 100    Last Update: 11/10/2016 11:59:14 AM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
Shaun Brown (Democratic Party)  38.3%
Scott Taylor (Republican Party)  61.7% Winner
State delegate Scott Taylor (R) won the open seat created by Representative Scott Rigell's (R) retirement from Congress. Taylor defeated Democratic nominee Shaun Brown.

Virginia Congressional District 04
Percent Reporting: 100    Last Update: 11/10/2016 11:59:32 AM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
A. Donald McEachin (Democratic Party)  57.3% Winner
Michael Wade (Republican Party)  42.7%

Virginia Congressional District 05
Percent Reporting: 99    Last Update: 11/8/2016 11:00:37 PM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
Jane Dittmar (Democratic Party)  40.8%
Thomas Garrett (Republican Party)  59.2% Winner
State senator Tom Garrett (R) defeated Albermale County Supervisor Jane Dittmar (D) for the open 5th District of Virginia. Garrett replaces the retiring Representative Robert Hurt (R).

Washington Congressional District 07
Percent Reporting: 81    Last Update: 11/14/2016 11:26:09 AM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
Pramila Jayapal (Democratic Party)  56.2% Winner
Brady Walkinshaw (Democratic Party)  43.8%
Pramila Jayapal (D) becomes the first Congresswoman of Indian decent elected to Congress.

Wisconsin Congressional District 08
Percent Reporting: 100    Last Update: 11/9/2016 4:51:41 AM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
Michael Gallagher (Republican Party)  62.7% Winner
Tom Nelson (Democratic Party)  37.3%
Retired Marine officer Mike Gallagher (R) defeated Tom Nelson (D) for the open seat of the Wisconsin 8th District. Gallagher replaces the retiring Representative Reid Ribble (R).

Wyoming Congressional District 01
Percent Reporting: 100    Last Update: 11/9/2016 6:02:07 AM

Candidate NamePercent Vote ReceivedWinner
Liz Cheney (Republican Party)  62.2% Winner
Daniel Cummings (Constitution Party)  4.1%
Ryan Greene (Democratic Party)  30.1%
Lawrence Struempf (Libertarian Party)  3.6%
Republican Liz Cheney won election to the at large seat from Wyoming to the United States House of Representatives. Cheney replaces the retiring Cynthia Lummis who announced she would not seek re-election in late 2015. Cheney will hold the same seat her father, former Vice President Dick Cheney, held during the 1980s.

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