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Notes

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• "Party Change" denotes a race where the 2010 projected winner is from a different party than the previous incumbent.

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• Vote totals compiled by The Associated Press. Candidate profiles provided by Project Vote Smart. Fundraising data provided by OpenSecrets.org and FollowTheMoney.org.

• Alaska Senate results listed for Murkowski include write-in votes for her and any other write-in candidates.

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Open Seats
Senate
RETIRING
Chris Dodd, CT
Byron Dorgan, ND
Roland Burris, IL
Ted Kaufman, DE
Evan Bayh, IN
Carte Goodwin, WV
LOST RENOMINATION
Arlen Specter, PA
RETIRING
Kit Bond, MO
Jim Bunning, KY
Judd Gregg, NH
George Voinovich, OH
George LeMieux, FL
RUNNING FOR OTHER OFFICE
Sam Brownback, KS (Gov)
LOST RENOMINATION
Bob Bennett, UT

*Lisa Murkowski, AK, lost renomination but is running as a write-in candidate.
Open Seats
House
RETIRING
Dennis Moore, KS
John Tanner, TN
Brian Baird, WA
Bart Gordon, TN
Vic Snyder, AR
Marion Berry, AR
Diane Watson, CA
Patrick Kennedy, RI
Bill Delahunt, MA
Bart Stupak, MI
Dave Obey, WI
RETIRING
George Radanovich, CA
Henry Brown, SC
John Shadegg, AZ
Steve Buyer, IN
Vernon Ehlers, MI
Lincoln Diaz-Balart, FL
Ginny Brown-Waite, FL
John Linder, GA
RUNNING FOR OTHER OFFICE
Brad Ellsworth, IN (Sen)
Paul Hodes, NH (Sen)
Kendrick Meek, FL (Sen)
Charlie Melancon, LA (Sen)
Joe Sestak, PA (Sen)
Artur Davis, AL (Gov)
LOST RENOMINATION
Alan Mollohan, WV
Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick, MI
RESIGNED
Eric Massa, NY
RUNNING FOR OTHER OFFICE
Roy Blunt, MO (Sen)
Mike Castle, DE (Sen)
Mark Kirk, IL (Sen)
Jerry Moran, KS (Sen)
Todd Tiahrt, KS (Sen)
John Boozman, AR (Sen)
Gresham Barrett, SC (Gov)
Mary Fallin, OK (Gov)
Peter Hoekstra, MI (Gov)
Zach Wamp, TN (Gov)
Adam Putnam, FL (Other)
Mario Diaz-Balart, FL (Other)
LOST RENOMINATION
Parker Griffith, AL
Bob Inglis, SC
RESIGNED
Mark Souder, IN

PRIMARY RESULTS

See who won in the primaries

The 2010 primary election season began February 2 in Illinois and finished September 18 in Hawaii.