Election Night 2010: What to Watch For
Our election-night predictions, in handy charticle form.
ELECTION NIGHT 2010: WHAT TO WATCH FOR 6:00 7:00/7:30 8:00 9:00 10:00 11:00 12:00 MARQUEE RACES Kentucky Senate Florida governor, Ohio Senate, West Virginia Senate Illinois Senate, Illinois governor, Pennsylvania Senate Colorado Senate, Minnesota governor, Wisconsin Senate Arizona governor, Nevada Senate California Senate, California governor, Washington Senate Alaska Senate, Hawaii governor KRAZY KONSERVATIVES Rand Paul (KY) Joe “You Lie!” Wilson (SC) Christine O’Donnell (DE) Ken Buck (CO), Carl Paladino (NY) Sharron Angle (NV), Jan Brewer (AZ) ENDANGERED PROGRESSIVES Carol Shea-Porter (NH), Alan Grayson (FL) Barney Frank (MA), John Tierney (MA), Patrick Murphy (PA) Russ Feingold (WI) Raul Grijalva (AZ) Barbara Boxer (CA) BALLOT MEASURES Florida: Will voters repeal public campaign financing? Mass.: Lower the sales tax? Maine: Provide a “People’s veto”? Colorado: Ban the state from borrowing? Arizona: Allow medical marijuana? Calif.: Legalize marijuana? Wash.: Tax the wealthy? GA-8, NH-2, NC-8, OH-18, SC-5, WV-1 AL-2, IL-10, IL-14, MI-7, SD-1 NM-2, NY-19, NY-23, NY-24 AZ-5, AZ-8 OR-5 HI-1 Kelly Ayotte (R-NH), Nikki Haley (R-SC), Alex Sink (D-FL) Robin Carnahan (D-MO), Libby Mitchell (D-ME), Linda McMahon (R-CT) Susana Martinez (R-NM), Diane Denish (D-NM) Sharron Angle (R-NV), Roxanne Conlin (D-IA) Carly Fiorina (R-CA), Meg Whitman (R-CA) Colleen Hanabusa (D-HI) New Hampshire, Vermont Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts Rhode Island — Keep an eye on the two independent candidates in this race for governor. THE PHOENIX BIG 20 WOMEN CANDIDATES NEW ENGLAND SWEEP If Democrat Baron Hill is ousted in Indiana’s Ninth Congressional District (IN-9), it could start a big GOP night. Jackie Walorski (R-IN) Joe Miller (AK) TELL US WHICH RACES YOU’RE WATCHING, AND FIND MORE RACES TO WATCH FOR, AT THEPHOENIX.COM/TALKINGPOLITICS. ON ELECTION NIGHT, FOLLOW @DBERNSTEIN ON TWITTER FOR REAL-TIME UPDATES FROM CAMPAIGN HQ.