Election 2010

Women Gubernatorial Winners And Losers

NIkki Haley, Michael Haley, Rena Haley, Nalin Haley celebrate.

South Carolina Gov.-elect Nikki Haley and her family celebrated her victory Tuesday night. David Goldman/AP hide caption

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While California's Meg Whitman (who lost) and South Carolina's Nikki Haley (who won) got the most attention, here are the fates of some other intriguing women who would be governors.


Ariz. Republican Jan Brewer defeats Democrat Terry Goddard

Okla. Republican Mary Fallin defeats Democrat Jari Askins

N.M. Republican Susanna Martinez defeats Diane Denish

S.C. Republican Nikki Haley defeats Vincent Sheheen


Calif. Republican Meg Whitman loses to Democrat Jerry Brown

Maine Democrat Libby Mitchell loses to either GOP Paul LePage or Independent Eliot Cutler (too close to call)

Mass. Green/Rainbow Party Jill Stein finished fourth, Democrat Deval Patrick re-elected

Texas Libertarian Kathie Glass finished third, Republican Rick Perry re-elected

Wyo. Democrat Leslie Petersen loses to Republican Matt Mead

Too Close To Call:


Fla: Democrat Alex Sink concedes to Republican Rick Scott



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