Polls Begin to Close in West

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9 p.m. Poll Closings

  • New York: Lots of possibly close congressional races upstate, from the Massachusetts border to Lake Ontario.
  • Rhode Island: A close Senate race between Democrat Sheldon Whitehouse and incumbent Republican Lincoln Chafee.
  • Idaho: The western district is competitive, a late surprise.
  • Iowa: A couple of tight House races, one for each party.
  • Louisiana: No changes expected.
  • Minnesota: Democrat Amy Klobuchar is likely to defeat Republican Mark Kennedy.
  • Nebraska: The Democrats are pinning hopes on a possible upset in the western Nebraska congressional district.
  • Wisconsin: Possibly a close race for the open House seat that includes Green Bay.
  • Arizona: Democrats hope to pick up one or two House seats.
  • Colorado: There are a couple of Republican seats on the Democratic target list.
  • New Mexico: Republican incumbent Heather Wilson is under fire in her First Congressional District.
  • Wyoming: Republican Barbara Cubin is defending her at-large congressional seat.