Wins Senate Race in Florida; Castor Concedes
Mel Martinez will become the first Cuban-American senator
after a tight race with Democrat Betty Castor.
Incumbent Murkowski Clinches Alaska Senate Race
former governor Tony Knowles lost his bid to unseat incumbent
Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski on Tuesday. Murkowski ended
up pulling in 49.5 percent of the vote to Knowles' 45 percent.
Wins La. Senate Race, Avoids Runoff
voters elected Republican Rep. David Vitter to the U.S.
Senate with 51.6 percent of the vote, the Associated Press
projected early Wednesday.
Attorney General Snares Senate Seat
voters elected Democratic state Attorney General Ken Salazar
to the U.S. Senate by a slim margin of 50 percent of the
vote with 90 percent of precincts reporting.
Ekes Out Win in Missouri
Wednesday morning, Republican Secretary of State Matt Blunt
was declared the winner of Missouri's close race for the
Cruises to Victory and Fifth Senate Term
voters lived up to predictions and backed incumbent Arlen
Specter, reelecting him to the Senate for a fifth term.
Defeats Incumbent Governor in Close Race
months of a tight race, President Bush's former Office of
Management and Budget Director Republican Mitch Daniels
won the top job in Indiana Tuesday, defeating incumbent
Gov. Joe Kernan.
Scores Win over Bowles in N.C. Senate Race
U.S. Rep. Richard Burr grasped victory Tuesday night, defeating
former White House chief of staff, Democrat Erskine Bowles,
in a bid for John Edwards' former Senate seat.
Defeats Tenenbaum in S.C. Cliffhanger
Rep. Jim DeMint won the Senate seat of retiring Democratic
Sen. "Fritz" Hollings in South Carolina on Tuesday, fighting
off State Secretary Inez Tenenbaum in a close race.
Wins Oklahoma Senate Seat
a long-running trend of supporting Republicans, Oklahoma
elected former three-term GOP Rep. Tom Coburn to the U.S.
Senate in a tight race against two-term Democrat Rep. Brad