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Still Undecided: 11 House, 2 Senate, 5 Gubernatorial Races (Updated)

Peters is facing his second straight close finish in California. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call File Photo)
Peters is facing his second straight close finish in California. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call File Photo)

Updated 6:36 p.m.| After a night of historic wins by the GOP, there are still a handful of key races around the country — mostly in California — that The Associated Press had not called as of Wednesday.  

In California, votes were still being counted in seven races — six involving incumbent Democrats: Ami Bera, Jerry McNerney, Jim Costa, Michael M. Honda, Julia Brownley and Scott Peters; and one open-seat race in California’s 31st District, one of Democrats’ top pickup opportunities. One more Democrats out west, Ron Barber, is deadlocked in a tight race and still waiting for results.  

At midday Wednesday, the AP hadn’t made a call on the re-election bids of Maryland Democrat John Delaney, New York Democrat Louise M. Slaughter, or in the open-seat contest in Washington’s 4th District.  

The AP called California’s 36th for incumbent Democrat Raul Ruiz, New York’s 18th for Democrat Sean Patrick Maloney and Maine’s 2nd for Republican Bruce Poliquin late Wednesday morning.  

Additionally, Nebraska Republican Lee Terry lost, as did American Samoa’s non-voting congressman, Rep. Eni F.H. Faleomavaega, a Democrat.

 The AP also declared Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick, D-Ariz., the winner in the 1st District.

Democratic Sen. Mark Warner declared victory in his re-election bid in Virginia, but GOP challenger Ed Gillespie is within the 1-point recount margin and has not conceded.  

The Senate race in Alaska between Democrat Mark Begich and GOP challenger Dan Sullivan was also still undecided early Wednesday, though Sullivan was up 4 points with all the precincts reporting.  

Five gubernatorial races have not been called by the AP.  

Correction Nov. 6, 6:36 p.m. A previous version of this article misstated who won the 18th District of New York. Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney won that election.  


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