2010 U.S. General Election

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The 2010 U.S. general election was held on November 2 of that year.

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U.S. Senate

Results -- light blue represents Democratic holds, dark blue Democratic pickups, pink Republican holds, red Republican pickups.

In the Senate races, Republicans gained six seats, defeating two Democratic incumbents, Blanche Lincoln of Arkansas and Russ Feingold of Wisconsin. Republicans also picked up four open seats in Illinois, Indiana, North Dakota, and Pennsylvania.

Political Party Seats Before Election Seats After Election Net change
Democratic Party 57 51 -6
Republican Party 41 47 +6
Independents 2 2 0

Alabama

U.S. House

Governors

Results -- light blue represents Democratic holds, dark blue Democratic pickups, pink Republican holds, red Republican pickups, yellow Independent pickups.

In addition to the Senate and House elections, 37 states held gubernatorial elections. Of these, 36 were regularly scheduled, in addition to one special gubernatorial election in Utah.

Party Seats After Election Net change
Republican Party 29 +5
Democratic Party 20 -6
Independents 1 +1

Alabama

Candidate Party Votes % Won
Robert Bentley Republican 860,472 58% image:yes_check.png
Ron Sparks Democratic 625,710 42%
Write-Ins 8,091 1%

Alaska

Candidate Party Votes % Won
Sean Parnell* Republican image:yes_check.png
Ethan Berkowitz Democratic
Others 8,355 3%

Arizona

Candidate Party Votes % Won
Jan Brewer* Republican 938,934 54% image:yes_check.png
Terry Goddard Democratic 733,935 42%
Write-Ins 56,867 3%

Arkansas

Candidate Party Votes % Won
Mike Beebe* Republican 503,336 64% image:yes_check.png
Jim Keet Democratic 262,784 34%
Others 15,213 2%

California

Candidate Party Votes % Won
Jerry Brown Democratic 5,428,458 54% image:yes_check.png
Meg Whitman Republican 4,127,371 41%
Others 539,656 5%

Colorado

Candidate Party Votes % Won
John Hickenlooper Democratic 912,005 51% image:yes_check.png
Tom Tancredo U.S. Constitution 651,232 36%
Dan Maes Republican 199,034 11%
Others 29,459 1%

Connecticut

Candidate Party Votes % Won
Dan Malloy Democratic 567,278 50% image:yes_check.png
Tom Foley Republican 560,874 49%
Others 17,647 2%

Florida

Candidate Party Votes % Won
Rick Scott Republican 2,619,335 49% image:yes_check.png
Alex Sink Democratic 2,557,785 48%
Others 182,615 3%

Georgia

Candidate Party Votes % Won
Nathan Deal Republican 1,365,832 53% image:yes_check.png
Roy Barnes Democratic 1,107,011 43%
Others 103,318 4%
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