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Republican Incumbent Jim Inhofe wins reelection in North Dakota


Alabama Republican Incumbent Senator Jeff Sessions wins reelection.

George Republican US Senator Saxby Chambliss wins reelection, earning more than 50% of the vote – thus avoiding a runoff election on December 2.

Democrats Kerry (MA) – Biden (DE) – Pryor (AR) – Durbin (IL) – Rockefeller (WV) and Lautenberg (NJ) all held their seats.

US Senator Lamar Alexander of Tennessee held his seat for reelection.

UPDATE: Dems currently have 3 pickups – 54 seats in the US Senate

Incumbent Republican US Senator John Sununu has been defeated by Democrat former Gov. Jeanne Shaheen.

Senator Susan Collins has won reelection in Maine, defeating Democrat Tom Allen.

Senator Elizabeth Dole lost a bitter, bitter race for her re-election to Democrat Kay Hagan.  This is a big loss for the GOP – and it makes Obama’s bid for North Carolina in his presidential race much easier.

With Virginia Democrat pickup Mark Warner in Virginia, the Dems have picked up two US Senate seats so far – with lots more on the table for them tonight.

—Media Lizzy