Doug Hoffman Costs Republicans a Pick-Up in U.S. House Race

Doug Hoffman Costs Republicans a Pick-Up in U.S. House Race

New York Conservative Party candidate Doug Hoffman had suspended his campaign before the election, but that didn’t stop people from voting for him. In fact, Hoffman polled about 3 times the margin of victory for Democratic Congressman Bill Owens. Hoffman’s 9,500 votes or 6% is very likely the cause of Republican Matthew Doheny’s defeat. Here […]

Write-In Votes Leading in Alaska Senate Race

Write-In Votes Leading in Alaska Senate Race

Write-in votes are currently leading in the Alaska Senate race for the seat held by Lisa Murkowski. Most media is reporting this as Murkowski leading, but there are more than 100 qualified write-in candidates running in this race. All we know for sure is that Republican Joe Miller hasn’t won a clean victory. A tip […]

Ed Thompson Falls Short in Wisconsin

Ed Thompson Falls Short in Wisconsin

Former Libertarian gubernatorial candidate Ed Thompson narrowly lost a race for Wisconsin State Senate, running as a Republican. With almost all votes counted, Thompson trails incumbent Democrat Kathleen Vinehout by about 300 votes. For those who don’t remember, Thompson is the brother of former Wisconsin governor and Presidential candidate Tommy Thompson.    Ed Thompson has served […]

NY Conservative Wins Judicial Race, Beats Democrat and Republican

NY Conservative Wins Judicial Race, Beats Democrat and Republican

In the race for Suffolk County Family Court judge, with 85% of the votes reporting, it appears that a candidate of the NY Conservative Party will win. Bernard Cheng is leading a Democrat and a Republican. Here are the numbers we have so far, according to Newsday.com… Bernard C. Cheng (C) 48.14% – 261,040 votes […]

Cutler Comes Up Short in Maine Gubernatorial Race

Cutler Comes Up Short in Maine Gubernatorial Race

Independent Eliot Cutler appears to have come up a bit short in the race for governor of Maine.  With more than 90% of the votes counted, Cutler has fallen behind Republican Paul LePage by about 6,000 votes or 1%.  Since the interior counties seem to be reporting slower, and those areas are going heavily for […]

Talk About a Tight Race...

Talk About a Tight Race…

In Ohio’s 99th district, independent Tammy Roesch captured well over the margin of victory in an extremely tight race. Based on her campaign website, Roesch sounds like a tea party-style candidate, so it would be safe to assume that she cost the Republican, Casey Kozlowski, a victory in a VERY tight race for State House… […]

Kemp at 6% in Idaho Governor's Race

Kemp at 6% in Idaho Governor’s Race

Despite a strong final debate performance, independent Jana Kemp is pulling only about 6% of the vote statewide in early returns. Kemp is a former one-term state legislator who has traveled the state, speaking to various groups in support of her campaign for governor. She has her own parade float and regularly appeared at fairs […]

Ed Thompson Within Spitting Distance in Wisconsin Senate Race

Ed Thompson Within Spitting Distance in Wisconsin Senate Race

Libertarian-turned-Republican Ed Thompson is trailing incumbent State Senator Kathleen Vinehout by about 200 votes with 92% of precints reporting. With 144 of 156 precincts fully reported, Thompson has 27,672 votes to Vinehout’s 27,894 votes. For those who don’t remember, Thompson is the brother of former Wisconsin governor and Presidential candidate Tommy Thompson.    Ed Thompson has served as […]

Cutler Falling Short in Maine

Cutler Falling Short in Maine

After taking a big early lead in Maine’s gubernatorial race, Eliot Cutler has fallen behind Republican Paul LePage by about 1,500 votes with 67% of the state reporting. It seems that LePage’s strongest showings were in the rural interior counties of the state, which take longer to report.  See below for a map. Cutler would […]

Libertarian Brown at 6% in Tight California Lt. Governor's Race

Libertarian Brown at 6% in Tight California Lt. Governor’s Race

Libertarian candidate Pamela Brown is polling at 6% in California’s Lt. Governor race, with the Democrat leading the Republican by less than a point. Here are the early results, with 18% of the votes counted… Gavin Newsom – DEM – 1,074,035 (45.3%) Abel Maldonado – REP – 1,056,168 (44.5%) Pamela J. Brown – LIB – 140,577 […]