8:25 PM EST: As it stands now, the Democrats are on the verge of taking the Virginia House of Delegates. several races are on a knife-edge, and we may not know for a while who controls the chamber.
8:30 PM EST: In NJ, Murphy (D) leads early in Hunterdon County. I’m getting pretty close to calling this one.
8:39 PM EST: I’m calling NJ-Gov for Murphy. Guadagno is actually doing decently compared to some of the polls, but it’s not nearly enough.
8:45 PM EST: Mayor Duggan is up big for reelection in Detroit, though it seems that the incumbent City Clerk is losing.
9:00 PM EST: Polls are now closed in New York and Minnesota.
9:02 PM EST: Switching over to Maine for minute, the Medicaid expansion referendum is currently passing 55-45.
9:08 PM EST: Democrats are currently leading in the two GA state house specials in Athens. The leads are narrow, but most of the votes are counted. Cracking Athens was probably a bad idea.
9:13 PM EST: Democrats are leading 56-44 for Mayor in Erie, PA with 24% reporting.
9:30 PM EST: In New York, Mayor De Blasio is rolling to easy reelection as expected, while the constitutional convention and Adirondacks land use amendments are failing. The pension amendment is passing.
9:33 PM EST: The GOP has lost GA-HD-119 outright and probably lost GA-HD-117 as well.
9:42 PM EST: On an otherwise gloomy night for the GOP so far, something odd is happening in Scranton, PA. With 58% reporting, the incumbent Democrat is only leading by two points.
9:49 PM EST: In Minneapolis, incumbent Mayor Betsy Hodges is currently in fourth place. The voting here is ranked-choice, so we probably won’t know tonight who won the race, but it doesn’t look good for her.
9:51 PM EST: In early results from Westchester County, NY, George Latimer (D) is up 60-40 on incumbent County Executive Rob Astorino (R).
9:54 PM EST: In a bright spot, it looks like Sallie Mundy (R) will win her Supreme Court race in PA.
10:00 PM EST: Polls have now closed in Utah.
10:48 PM EST: Let’s do some housekeeping. Don Guardian (R) has lost reelection as Mayor of Atlantic City. Keisha Lance Bottoms leads very early for Mayor in Atlanta. Brown (R) has won in the closely-followed NJ-SD-02 race. Democrats have held MI-HD-109 up on the UP. Most of the vote is in in Syracuse, and Ben Walsh (I) is ahead by a decent margin. Republicans have lost the Mayor’s office in Fayetteville, NC.
11:00 PM EST: ‘Polls’ have closed in Washington State. Of course, there are no actual polls, because Washington employs VBM.
11:10 PM EST: John Curtis (R) gets the check from both the AP and RRH for UT-03.
11:11 PM EST: In other news, Melvin Carter has won outright to become the new mayor of St. Paul.
11:38 PM EST: Please head on over the Liveblog #3.