11/04/2014 01:01 pm ET Updated Nov 04, 2014

It's Election Day: Here's What's At Stake In Hawaii

PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Nationally, most of the attention Tuesday night will be on which party will control the U.S. Senate — something that may not be known for weeks or months, given runoff rules in several showdown states.

Whatever the outcome, it will be a referendum on both President Barack Obama, the lame-duck Democrat, and the Republican Party, which hopes to control both houses of the U.S. Congress for the next two years in advance of the 2016 presidential election.

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