And in Wisconsin, Republican Gov. Scott Walker has won re-election, defeating Democrat Mary Burke.
In the first of several widely watched votes on marijuana in the midterm election season, voters in Washington, D.C., have approved the legal use of marijuana for recreational purposes.
With a loss by Sen. Mark Pryor, the first Democratic incumbent fell, bringing the Republicans closer to a Senate majority. Democrat Sen. Mary Landrieu is seen heading to a runoff election.
We track all the incumbent candidates who lost the midterm election
Here's a guide to keeping up to date on the night's events, on NPR and its member stations.
Today's injunction takes effect in one week, depending on whether the state appeals. The judge in the case said the state's ban on marriage between people of the same sex violates the 14th Amendment.
Republicans need to pick up just six seats in today's midterm elections to wrest control of the Senate. In the House, the key question is how big the GOP gains will be.
As voters head to the polls, there's one demographic that shouldn't be underestimated but often is: Latino voters. Audie Cornish talks to Sylvia Manzano of the polling group Latino Decisions.
We take a look at the races to watch as voting winds down in the midterm elections.
As anxious and dispirited voters trudge to the polls, we look at what they're thinking about on Election Day.
The 2014 midterm election campaigns are almost over — all $3.7 billion worth of them. Most of that money was spent on television advertising.
The governor's race in one of the bluest states in the nation has gotten uncomfortably tight.
Follow national and member station reporters covering midterm elections in your state.
Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan is in a tight contest with House Speaker Thom Tillis, a Republican. Turnout for third-party candidate Sean Haugh, a pizza delivery man, could also influence the outcome.
New Hampshire Public Radio's Josh Rogers discusses the tight Senate race between incumbent Jeanne Shaheen, a Democrat, and Republican Scott Brown, a former senator from Massachusetts.
Some of Tuesday's most hotly contested Senate races are in the South. Control of the Senate could hinge on the outcome of races in Arkansas, Louisiana, Georgia and North Carolina.
Forget the contradictory polls and the pundit spin. Look to history as a more reliable guide to what will happen on Election Day.
Whether it's because of their size, demographic make-up, or the unique role they play, these places will have an outsized role in state — and possibly national — politics this year.
Thirty-six Senate seats and 36 governor's chairs are in play today. And if forecasts are right, it could be a long time before we find out what it all means.
It seems that every politician has an opinion about the virus. Do you know which public figure made which statement?