Georgia, Connecticut, Colorado and Minnesota Primary Results – Liveblog Part 2
[Update – Michael Bennet just beat Andrew Romanoff and has been declared the winner of the Democratic primary for the US Senate race in Colorado.]
The important election news so far tonight. Linda McMahon won the GOP primary for US Senate in Connecticut. Also in Connecticut, Dan Malloy beat Ned Lamont in the Democratic primary for governor.You can find part one of the liveblog here and a description of the important races to watch tonight here.
The GOP governor race in Georgia, the GOP governor race in Colorado, and the GOP Senate primary in Colorado are all extremely close at this point.
10:07 pm – In Dem Senate primary incumbent Michael Bennet is looking strong with 63.6% reporting Bennet 54.4 – Andrew Romanoff 45.6. The Republican primary is a lot closer but tea party backed Buck is looking good. Buck 51.6 – Jane Norton 48.4. In the GOP governor primary things are extremely close. Dan Maes 50.4 – Scott McInnis 49.6.
Democratic governor candidate John Hickenlooper is one lucky man. He will likely face not one but two extreme right wing candidates in the general. Tom Tancredo is running on the American Constitution Party ticket.
10:13pm – Michael Bennet just beat Andrew Romanoff and has been declared the winner of the Democratic primary for the US Senate race in Colorado. Bennet preformed better than almost all polling indicated. He is currently beating Romanoff with 63.9% reporting by roughly 9 points.
10:22pm – We have a potential upset in the making in Minnesota. With 25.3% reporting in the DFL primary for governor Margaret Kelliher 45.3 – Mark Dayton 36.8. Polling from right before the election had Dayton with a large lead.
10:25pm – Sam Caligiuri has been declared the winner of the GOP primary in CT 5th district. He will go on to face incumbent Chris Murphy in the general.
[Click through for the latest results.]