I will be live blogging the election at this post. The most recent comment will be the top comment. All times Eastern.
Wed. 11:46 AM Scott Walker loses bid for third term in Wisconsin
Wed. 7:41 AM DEMS TAKE HOUSE; +34
REPUBLICANS KEEP SENATE; +3 (via Drudge)
11:41 Arkansas and Missouri just approved big minimum wage increases by decisive margins.
Arkansas will go to $11 by 2021 (68% of voters approved)
Missouri will go to $12 by 2022. (61% of voters approved)
(via Washington Post)
11:18 Former CIA agent Abigail Spanberger will be the Democratic rep from Virginia’s 7th District, defeating Freedom Caucus incumbent Dave Brat,
11:14 NBC News projects that, as expected, Gavin Newsom (D) wins California governor's race.
11:04 Van Jones: "My heart has been restored. It's not a Blue Wave but a rainbow wave." (See him earlier at 9:24)
11:00 CNN projects Republican Ron DeSantis wins Florida's governor's race.
10:50 NBC News Exit Poll: For first time since 2008, independent voters break for the Democrats.
10:47 CNN's John King: There is no Blue Wave in the Senate, there is in the House.
10:32 The NYT currently projects a national popular-vote margin of D+9.2%. The largest popular margin since 2008, larger than waves of 1994, 2006, 2010, 2014.
(Via Sam Wang)
10:29 CNN projects Republicans will maintain control of the Senate.
10:26 Socialist endorsed Sara Innamorato, Summer Lee and Elizabeth Fielder elected to Pennsylvania House.
DSA member Amy Perruso wins her election for Hawaii State House with 60% of the vote.
Houston DSA-endorsed DaSean Jones wins criminal court judge race 180th Criminal Court.
In Michigan, Huron Valley DSA-endorsed Katie Scott wins City Commissioner race.
Houston DSA endorsed Franklin Bynum wins.
DSA endorsed NY State Senator Julia Salazar wins.
DSA Denver-endorsed Julie Gonzales wins in Colorado state Senate race.
DSA Austin endorsed Julie Ann Nitsch wins re-election as Austin Community College Trustee.
Maine Socialist Mike Sylvester has been re-elected to Maine House of Representatives, 39th District
Provo, Utah DSA-endorsed Samuel W. Bell wins Rhode Island State Senate District 5
DSA-backed Rachel Miller wins Providence, Rhode Island City Council, Ward 13 race.
DSA-backed Kara Gloe wins her race for Moorhead, Minnesota, School Board
Maryland-DC endorsed Marc Elrich wins his race for Montgomery County Executive (MD.)
10:24 Socialist Rashida Tlaib wins Michigan 13.
10:22 Massachusetts upholds transgender "rights."
10:12 ABC News projects Ted Cruz reelection in Texas.
10:01 CNN projects Mitt Romney gains Utah Senate seat.
9:57 NYT is predicting 232 Democrats, 203 Republicans in the House. (via Jennifer Epstein)
9:51 CNN projects, as expected, socialist New York Democrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez becomes the youngest woman elected to Congress.
9:40 CNN's Jake Tapper: Republicans could pick up seats in the Senate.
9:35 PM Fox projects that Democrats will take control of the House of Representatives for the first time in eight years (via Chad Pergram)
9:27 PM In Toss-Up race, incumbent Denver Riggleman (R-VA5) won on promise of mandatory E-Verify & entry/exit border control. (via Roy Beck)
9:24 CNN Democratic contributor Van Jones: ""It's heartbreaking. The hope has been that the antibodies would kick in. That this infestation of hatred and division would draw a response from the American people in both parties to say 'no. No more....There is no Blue Wave. We are still in a Blue War."
9:21 PM Florida voters pass Amendment 4, restoring voting rights to 1.4 million people with a past felony conviction.
This is incredible. One of the jurors from Menendez's corruption trial is at his election night party:
9:06 PM CNN's Jake Tapper The Democrats may gain control of the House but "this is not a Blue Wave."
9:04 PM No surprise. CNN reports Andrew Cuomo reelected as governor of New York for a third term.
8:54 PM NBC News projects New Jersey Democrat Bob Menendez re-elected to the Senate.
8:29 AP projects Republican conservative Jim Jordan wins re-election to U.S. House in Ohio's 4th congressional district.
8:25 CNN projects Donna Shalala (77) win in Florida. A House pick up for Dems.
8:16 DEFEATED: Kim Davis, Who Refused to Issue Marriage Licenses to Gay Couples, Has Lost Her County Clerk Seat
8:01 CNN projects Senator Elizabeth Warren will be reelected in Massachusetts.
7:45 PM NBC News projects Democrat Jennifer Wexton unseats GOP Rep. Barbara Comstock in Virginia (VA10 district).
7:37 PM ABC News projects Greg Pence, older brother of Vice President Pence, has been elected to Indiana's 6th Congressional District.
7:23 PM The top five mega donors (via WSJ):
Sheldon and Miriam Adelson (R): $113 million
Tom Steyer (D): $51 million
Richard Uihlein (R): $39 million
Michael Bloomberg (D) $38 million
Donald Sussman (D): $23 million
7:10 PM Watching the election at the White House residence with Trump: Sheldon Adelson, Steve Schwarzman, Kaitlan Collins, Corey Lewandowski and Dave Bossie, plusTrump family & some top WH aides. (via Jeremy Diamond))
7;06 PM First Dem flip of the night: Lou Leon Guerrero wins Guam's gubernatorial election. The GOP held this office for the past 8 years.
7:00 PM CNN projects Bernie Sanders will be reelected. Former Democratic VP candidate Tim Kaine projected to be reelected in Virginia.
6:59 PM REPORT: Georgia GOP gubernatorial candidate Brian Kemp almost blocked from voting by his own voter suppression efforts
6:37 PM Cultural Marxism/Intersectionality is doing well this year. NBC News exit poll shows
78% say electing more women is important; 20% say it's not
6:33 PM NBC News exit polls show that health care was the most important issue for independent voters by a 2-1 margin.