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2014 Election

Sabrina Siddiqui

Here Are Some Things That Soon-To-Be Iowa Senator Joni Ernst Actually Said

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 11.14.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Voters in Iowa elected Republican Joni Ernst to the U.S. Senate on Tuesday, making her the state's first woman senator. Ernst, a stat...

Kamala Harris Wins Re-Election

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

California Attorney General Kamala Harris (D) defeated Republican Ronald Gold in Tuesday's election. Thank you California! We have important work ...

Veteran Dem Mike Honda Survives Challenge From Ro Khanna

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 11.08.2014 | Politics

Veteran Rep. Mike Honda has defeated fellow Democrat Ro Khanna in the race to represent California's 17th District in the closest race of the progress...

Sandra Fluke Loses California Race

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Attorney and activist Sandra Fluke has lost her bid for a seat in the California state Senate. Fluke captured the national spotlight in 2012 when c...

2014 Takeover Takeaways: It's All About Turnout

Michael Fauntroy | Posted 01.05.2015 | Politics
Michael Fauntroy

It was a great night for Republicans as they nearly swept all the important U.S. Senate races and won some governorships that seemed very unlikely.

Becerra Wins Another Term In Congress

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Rep. Xavier Becerra (D-Calif.) was re-elected to Congress Tuesday, defeating Democratic challenger Adrienne Edwards. Becerra was first elected to t...

Elan Carr Loses Race For Henry Waxman's Seat

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Republican Elan Carr has lost the race for outgoing Rep. Henry Waxman's (D-Calif.) seat. Carr, a gang prosecutor, faced state Sen. Ted Lieu (D) aft...

Ted Lieu Defeats Elan Carr In California House Race

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Democrat Ted Lieu has won the race for outgoing Rep. Henry Waxman's (D-Calif.) seat, defeating Republican opponent Elan Carr. Lieu, a state senator...

Grace Napolitano Wins Another Term In Congress

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Democratic Rep. Grace Napolitano was re-elected Tuesday to represent California's 32nd District. Napolitano, who has served in the House since 199...

Brad Sherman Re-Elected In California House Race

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Rep. Brad Sherman (D-Calif.) was re-elected Tuesday to represent California's 30th District. Sherman was first elected to the House in 1996. Prior ...

Tony Cardenas Wins Another Term In Congress

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Rep. Tony Cardenas (D-Calif.) was re-elected to another term representing California's 29th District on Tuesday, defeating Republican William Leader. ...

Adam Schiff Re-Elected In California District

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) was easily re-elected Tuesday in California's 28th Congressional District. Schiff, who was first elected to Congress in...

Steve Knight Defeated Fellow Republican Tony Strickland In House Race

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

California state Sen. Steve Knight (R) has defeated fellow Republican Tony Strickland in the race to represent California's 25th Congressional Distric...

Tony Strickland Defeated By Fellow Republican In House Race

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Former California state Sen. Tony Strickland was defeated by fellow Republican Steve Knight in the race to represent the Golden State's 25th Congressi...

Chris Mitchum Loses California House Race To Incumbent Lois Capps

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Republican Chris Mitchum has lost his attempt to unseat Rep. Lois Capps (D-Calif.) in California's 24th Congressional District. Mitchum, an actor ...

Lois Capps Wins Midterm Election For California House Seat

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Democratic Rep. Lois Capps was again elected to represent California's 24th District. Capps, who was first elected to Congress in 1998, defeated R...

Michael Eggman Midterm Election Results: Dem Challenger Loses House Race

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Michael Eggman, a Democratic farmer, lost his bid to represent California's 10th District. Eggman challenged Rep. Jeff Denham (R), who was first e...

Jeff Denham Midterm Election Results: GOP Congressman Wins House Race

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Republican Rep. Jeff Denham TK to represent California's 10th Congressional District during Tuesday's election. Denham, who has served in Congress...

Charles Djou Loses In Midterm Election Race Against Mark Takai

Civil Beat | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Republican Charles Djou was defeated by Hawaii state Rep. Mark Takai (D) in the state's 1st Congressional District Tuesday. Djou was a member of C...

Mark Takai Wins Midterm Election Race Against Charles Djou

Civil Beat | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Hawaii state Rep. Mark Takai (D) defeated Republican Charles Djou in the state's 1st Congressional District Tuesday. The race quickly became one o...

Alabama Voters Pass Sharia Law Ban

Reuters | Posted 01.05.2015 | Politics

By Julia Edwards WASHINGTON, Nov 4 (Reuters) - While Maine voters were asked to weigh in on bear hunting regulations in Tuesday's U.S....

Samantha Lachman

Democratic Gubernatorial Candidates Had A Very, Very Bad Night

HuffingtonPost.com | Samantha Lachman | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans had been predicted to take control of the Senate Tuesday evening, but Democrats hoped to do better in gubernatorial races. ...

Laura Bassett

Congress Will Have 100 Women For The First Time In History

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Democrat Alma Adams will become the 100th woman in the 113th Congress after winning a special election on Tuesday to replace Rep. Mel Watt (D-N.C.), w...

Mufi Hannemann Defeated In 2014 Hawaii Governor Race

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Independent Mufi Hannemann lost to Democrat David Ige in Hawaii's gubernatorial race Tuesday. Republican James "Duke" Aiona came in second. In 2012...

David Ige Wins Election For Hawaii Governor

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Democrat David Ige defeated Republican James "Duke" Aiona and Independent Mufi Hannemann in Hawaii's gubernatorial contest Tuesday. Ige defeated f...