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Midterm Elections

Samantha Lachman

Republican Thom Tillis Defeats Sen. Kay Hagan In North Carolina

HuffingtonPost.com | Samantha Lachman | Posted 11.10.2014 | Politics

Sen. Kay Hagan (D-N.C.) was narrowly defeated by North Carolina state House Speaker Thom Tillis (R) on Tuesday in one of the nation's highest-profile ...

Jody Hice, Anti-Islam Republican, Defeats Ken Dious In Georgia House Race

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Republican Jody Hice defeated his Democratic challenger Ken Dious in the race to represent Georgia's 10th congressional district on Tuesday. Hice w...

Don Ytterberg Midterm Election Results: Republican Challenger Falls Short In Colorado

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

Republican businessman Don Ytterberg lost to Rep. Ed Perlmutter in Colorado's 7th District Tuesday, the Associated Press reports. Ytterberg is a fo...

Matt Corey Midterm Election Results: Corey Defeated

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Republican businessman Matt Corey lost to Rep. John Larson (D-Conn.) in the state's 1st District Tuesday. Corey ran as an independent in 2012. Lar...

Ed Perlmutter Midterm Election Results: Democrat Holds Congressional Seat

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

Rep. Ed Perlmutter defeated Republican businessman Don Ytterberg in Colorado's 7th District Tuesday, the Associated Press reports. Ytterberg is a f...

John Larson Midterm Election Results: Larson Defeats Republican Opponent

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

Rep. John Larson (D-Conn.) defeats Republican Matt Corey in the state's 1st District Tuesday. Larson, who was first elected to the U.S. House of R...

Rob Woodall Defeats Thomas Wight In Georgia House Race

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

Rep. Rob Woodall (R-Ga.) was re-elected to the U.S. Congress on Tuesday. Woodall defeated his Democratic challenger, Thomas Wight. See below for...

Tom Price Defeats Robert Montigel In Georgia Congressional Race

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Rep. Tom Price (R-Ga.) defeated his challenger, Democrat Robert Montigel, in the midterm election for Georgia's 6th congressional district on Tuesday....

Rick Snyder Defeats Mark Schauer In Michigan Governor's Race

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Democrat Mark Schauer was defeated by incumbent Rick Snyder (R) in the Michigan gubernatorial race Tuesday. Schauer is a former member of Congress....

Michigan's Republican Governor Re-Elected

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Incumbent Gov. Rick Snyder (R) defeated his opponent, Democrat Mark Schauer, in the Michigan gubernatorial race on Tuesday. Snyder has served as go...

Sanford Bishop Defeats Greg Duke In Georgia House Race

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Rep. Sanford Bishop (D-Ga.) was re-elected to Congress in Georgia's 2nd district on Tuesday. Bishop defeated Republican Greg Duke to earn his 12th ...

Gibson Wins NY's 19th District

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

GOP Rep. Chris Gibson defeated Democrat Sean Eldridge on Tuesday. Gibson and Eldridge were facing off to represent New York's 19th District. Bel...

Cam Cavasso Defeated In Midterm Election Race

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

Republican Cam Cavasso was defeated by Sen. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) in the state's U.S. Senate race Tuesday. This was Cavasso's third time seeking...

Recchia Loses To Grimm

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

Democrat Domenic Recchia, a former member of the New York City Council, was defeated by Rep. Michael Grimm (R-N.Y.) in the race for New York's 11th co...

Brian Schatz Wins Hawaii Senate Race

Civil Beat | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Sen. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) easily beat Republican Cam Cavasso in the state's U.S. Senate race Tuesday. The victory is not surprising, considering Ha...

Brian Schatz Easily Wins Hawaii Senate Race

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

Sen. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) beat Republican Cam Cavasso in the state's U.S. Senate race Tuesday. Schatz was appointed to the Senate in late 2012 ...

Grimm Wins Re-Election Despite 20-Count Indictment

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

Rep. Michael Grimm (R-N.Y.) defeated Democrat Domenic Recchia in New York's 11th congressional district on Tuesday. The race was one of the most co...

Former Clinton Official James Lee Witt Loses House Race

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

Democrat James Lee Witt, who served as director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency under former President Bill Clinton, lost to Republican sta...

GOP Rep. Bruce Westerman Wins Race Against Clinton Official

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Republican state Rep. Bruce Westerman defeated Democrat James Lee Witt Tuesday in Arkansas' 4th District. Westerman was first elected to the Arkan...

Brian Reese Defeated In Georgia House Race

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

Democrat Brian Reese lost to his Republican opponent, state Sen. Earl "Buddy" Carter in Georgia's 1st District Tuesday. The seat has been held for ...

Massachusetts Elects Nation's First Openly Gay Attorney General

The Huffington Post | Laura Bassett | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Democrat Maura Healey was elected attorney general in Massachusetts on Tuesday, becoming the first openly gay attorney general in the country. Hea...

Buddy Carter Elected To Congress In Georgia House Race

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

State sen. Earl "Buddy" Carter (R) defeated his Democratic opponent Brian Reese and was elected to Congress from Georgia's 1st District on Tuesday. ...

Mike Pompeo Wins Re-election In Midterm Race Against Perry Schuckman

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Rep. Mike Pompeo (R-Kan.) defeated his Democratic challenger Perry Schuckman in the midterm race to represent Kansas' 4th congressional district on Tu...

Fred DuVal Loses Arizona Governor's Race

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

Former chairman of the Arizona Board of Regents Fred DuVal (D) was defeated by Arizona State Treasurer and former Cold Stone Creamery CEO Doug Ducey (...

Bill Keating Defeats John Chapman, Wins Re-Election In Massachusetts Midterm

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Rep. Bill Keating (D-Mass.) was re-elected to Congress on Tuesday. Keating, who represents Massachusetts' 9th District, defeated Republican John Ch...