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Elections 2010: Primary Calendar

Voters across the country have cast primary ballots for the top races at stake in the 2010 midterm elections. Up on Nov. 2: 37 Senate, 37 gubernatorial and all 435 House seats.

COMPLETED PRIMARIES

  • ALABAMA — Senate: William Barnes (D) will face incumbent Richard Shelby (R). House: 7 seats. Governor: Robert Bentley (R) will face Ron Sparks (D); incumbent Bob Riley (R) is term-limited.
  • ALASKA — Senate: Joe Miller (R) will face Scott McAdams (D) after defeating incumbent Lisa Murkowski in the GOP primary. House: 1 seat. Governor: Ethan Berkowitz (D) will face incumbent Sean Parnell (R).
  • ARIZONA — Senate: Rodney Glassman (D) will face incumbent John McCain (R). House: 8 seats. Governor: Incumbent Jan Brewer (R) will face Terry Goddard (D).
  • ARKANSAS — Senate: John Boozman (R) will face incumbent Blanche Lincoln (D). House: 4 seats. Governor: Incumbent Mike Beebe (D) will face Jim Keet (R).
  • CALIFORNIA — Senate: Incumbent Barbara Boxer (D) will face Carly Fiorina (R). House: 53 seats. Governor: Jerry Brown (D) will face Meg Whitman (R); incumbent Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) is term-limited.
  • COLORADO — Senate: Incumbent Michael Bennet (D) will face Ken Buck (R). House: 7 seats. Governor: John Hickenlooper (D) will face Dan Maes (R); incumbent Bill Ritter (D) is retiring.
  • CONNECTICUT — Senate: Richard Blumenthal (D) will face Linda McMahon (R); incumbent Chris Dodd (D) is retiring. House: 5 seats. Governor: Tom Foley (R) will face Dan Malloy (D); Jodi Rell (R) is retiring.
  • DELAWARE — Senate: Chris Coons (D) will face Christine O'Donnell (R); incumbent Ted Kaufman (D) is retiring. House: 1 seat.
  • FLORIDA — Senate: Kendrick Meek (D) and Marco Rubio (R) are in a three-way battle that includes Charlie Crist (I); incumbent George LeMieux (R) is retiring. House: 25 seats. Governor: Rick Scott (R) will face Alex Sink (D); incumbent Charlie Crist (R) is running for Senate.
  • GEORGIA — Senate: Incumbent Johnny Isakson (R) will face Michael Thurmond (D). House: 13 seats. Governor: Roy Barnes (D) will face Nathan Deal (R); incumbent Sonny Perdue (R) is term-limited.
  • HAWAII — Senate: Incumbent Daniel Inouye (D) will face Cam Cavasso (R). House: 2 seats. Governor: Neil Abercrombie (D) will face James Aiona (R); incumbent Linda Lingle (R) is term-limited.
  • IDAHO — Senate: Incumbent Mike Crapo (R) will face Tom Sullivan (D). House: 2 seats. Governor: Keith Allred (D) will face incumbent Butch Otter (R).
  • ILLINOIS — Senate: Alexi Giannoulias (D) will face Mark Steven Kirk (R) for the seat Roland Burris (D) is leaving. House: 19 seats. Governor: Bill Brady (R) will face incumbent Pat Quinn (D).
  • INDIANA — Senate: Dan Coats (R) will face Brad Ellsworth (D) for the seat Evan Bayh (D) is leaving. House: 9 seats.
  • IOWA — Senate: Roxanne Conlin (D) will face incumbent Charles Grassley (R). House: 5 seats. Governor: Terry Branstad (R) will face incumbent Chet Culver (D).
  • KANSAS — Senate: Lisa Johnston (D) will face Jerry Moran (R) for the seat Sam Brownback (R) is leaving. House: 4 seats. Governor: Sam Brownback (R) will face Tom Holland (D); incumbent Mark Parkinson (D) is retiring.
  • KENTUCKY — Senate: Jack Conway (D) will face Rand Paul (R) for the seat Jim Bunning (R) is leaving. House: 6 seats.
  • LOUISIANA — Senate: Charlie Melancon (D) will face incumbent David Vitter (R). House: 7 seats.
  • MAINE — House: 2 seats. Governor: Paul LePage (R) will face Libby Mitchell (D); incumbent John Baldacci (D) is term-limited.
  • MARYLAND — Senate: Incumbent Barbara Mikulski (D) will face Eric Wargotz (R). House: 8 seats. Governor: Bob Ehrlich (R) will face incumbent Martin O'Malley (D).
  • MASSACHUSETTS — House: 10 seats. Governor: Incumbent Deval Patrick (D) will face Charlie Baker (R) and Tim Cahill (I).
  • MICHIGAN — House: 15 seats. Governor: Virg Bernero (D) will face Rick Snyder (R); incumbent Jennifer Granholm (D) is term-limited.
  • MINNESOTA — House: 8 seats. Governor: Mark Dayton (D) will face Tom Emmer (R) for the seat Tim Pawlenty (R) is leaving.
  • MISSISSIPPI — House: 4 seats.
  • MISSOURI — Senate: Roy Blunt (R) will face Robin Carnahan (D); incumbent Kit Bond (R) is retiring. House: 9 seats.
  • MONTANA — House: 1 seat.
  • NEBRASKA — House: 3 seats. Governor: Dave Heineman (R) will face Mike Meister (D).
  • NEVADA — Senate: Sharron Angle (R) will face incumbent Harry Reid (D). House: 3 seats. Governor: After defeating incumbent Jim Gibbons in the Republican primary, Brian Sandoval will face Rory Reid (D).
  • NEW HAMPSHIRE — Senate: Kelly Ayotte (R) will face Paul Hodes (D); incumbent Judd Gregg (R) is retiring. House: 2 seats. Governor: Incumbent John Lynch (D) will face John Stephen (R).
  • NEW JERSEY — House: 13 seats.
  • NEW MEXICO — House: 3 seats. Governor: Diane Denish (D) will face Susana Martinez (R); incumbent Bill Richardson (D) is term-limited.
  • NEW YORK — Senate: Incumbent Charles Schumer (D) will face Jay Townsend (R). Senate (special election): Incumbent Kirsten Gillibrand (D) will face Joe DioGuardi (R). House: 29 seats. Governor: Andrew Cuomo (D) will face Carl Paladino (R); incumbent David Paterson (D) is retiring.
  • NORTH CAROLINA — Senate: Incumbent Richard Burr (R) will face Elaine Marshall (D). House: 13 seats.
  • NORTH DAKOTA — Senate: John Hoeven (R) will face Tracy Potter (D); incumbent Byron Dorgan (D) is retiring. House: 1 seat.
  • OHIO — Senate: Lee Fisher (D) will face Rob Portman (R) for the seat George Voinovich (R) is leaving. House: 18 seats. Governor: John Kasich (R) will face incumbent Ted Strickland (D).
  • OKLAHOMA — Senate: Incumbent Tom Coburn (R) will face Jim Rogers (D). House: 5 seats. Governor: Jari Askins (D) will face Mary Fallin (R); incumbent Brad Henry (D) is term-limited.
  • OREGON — Jim Huffman (R) will face incumbent Ron Wyden (D). House: 5 seats. Governor: Chris Dudley (R) will face John Kitzhaber (D); incumbent Ted Kulongoski (D) is term-limited.
  • PENNSYLVANIA — Senate: After defeating incumbent Arlen Specter in the Democratic primary, Joe Sestak will face Pat Toomey (R). House: 19 seats. Governor: Tom Corbett (R) will face Dan Onorato (D); incumbent Ed Rendell (D) is term-limited.
  • RHODE ISLAND — House: 2 seats. Governor: Frank Caprio (D) will face Lincoln Chafee (I) and John Robitaille (R); incumbent Don Carcieri (R) is term-limited.
  • SOUTH CAROLINA — Senate: Alvin Greene (D) will face incumbent Jim DeMint (R). House: 6 seats. Governor: Nikki Haley (R) will face Vincent Sheheen (D); incumbent Mark Sanford (R) is term-limited.
  • SOUTH DAKOTA — Senate: John Thune (R) seeking re-election. House: 1 seat. Governor: Dennis Daugaard (R) will face Scott Heidepriem (D); incumbent Mike Rounds (R) is term-limited.
  • TENNESSEE — House: 9 seats. Governor: Bill Haslam (R) will face Mike McWherter (D); incumbent Phil Bredesen (D) is term-limited.
  • TEXAS — House: 32 seats. Governor: Incumbent Rick Perry (R) will face Bill White (D).
  • UTAH — Senate: Sam Granato (D) will face Mike Lee (R); incumbent Bob Bennett (R) was defeated at state GOP nominating convention. House: 3 seats. Governor (special election): Peter Corroon (D) will face Gary Herbert (R), who is seeking a full term.
  • VERMONT — Senate: Len Britton (R) will face incumbent Patrick Leahy (D). House: 1 seat. Governor: Brian Dubie (R) will face Peter Shumlin (D); incumbent Jim Douglas (R) is retiring.
  • VIRGINIA — House: 11 seats.
  • WASHINGTON — Senate: Incumbent Patty Murray (D) will face Dino Rossi (R). House: 9 seats.
  • WEST VIRGINIA — Senate (special election): Joe Manchin (D) will face John Raese (R) for the seat of the late Robert Byrd (D); appointee Carte Goodwin is not running. House: 3 seats.
  • WISCONSIN — Senate: Incumbent Russ Feingold (D) will face Ron Johnson (R). House: 8 seats. Governor: Tom Barrett (D) will face Scott Walker (R); incumbent Jim Doyle (D) is retiring.
  • WYOMING — House: 1 seat. Governor: Matthew Mead (R) will face Leslie Petersen (D); incumbent Dave Freudenthal (D) term-limited.

Voters across the country have cast primary ballots for the top races at stake in the 2010 midterm elections. Up on Nov. 2: 37 Senate, 37 gubernatorial and all 435 House seats. (Last Update: Sept. 20, 2010)

Completed Primaries

Alabama

  • Senate: William Barnes (D) will face incumbent Richard Shelby (R).
  • House: 7 seats.
  • Governor: Robert Bentley (R) will face Ron Sparks (D); incumbent Bob Riley (R) is term-limited.

Alaska

  • Senate: Joe Miller (R) will face Scott McAdams (D) after defeating incumbent Lisa Murkowski in the GOP primary.
  • House: 1 seat.
  • Governor: Ethan Berkowitz (D) will face incumbent Sean Parnell (R).

Arizona

  • Senate: Rodney Glassman (D) will face incumbent John McCain (R).
  • House: 8 seats.
  • Governor: Incumbent Jan Brewer (R) will face Terry Goddard (D).

Arkansas

  • Senate: John Boozman (R) will face incumbent Blanche Lincoln (D).
  • House: 4 seats.
  • Governor: Incumbent Mike Beebe (D) will face Jim Keet (R).

California

  • Senate: Incumbent Barbara Boxer (D) will face Carly Fiorina (R).
  • House: 53 seats.
  • Governor: Jerry Brown (D) will face Meg Whitman (R); incumbent Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) is term-limited.

Colorado

  • Senate: Incumbent Michael Bennet (D) will face Ken Buck (R).
  • House: 7 seats.
  • Governor: John Hickenlooper (D) will face Dan Maes (R); incumbent Bill Ritter (D) is retiring.

Connecticut

  • Senate: Richard Blumenthal (D) will face Linda McMahon (R); incumbent Chris Dodd (D) is retiring.
  • House: 5 seats.
  • Governor: Tom Foley (R) will face Dan Malloy (D); Jodi Rell (R) is retiring.

Delaware

  • Senate: Chris Coons (D) will face Christine O'Donnell (R); incumbent Ted Kaufman (D) is retiring.
  • House: 1 seat.

Florida

  • Senate: Kendrick Meek (D) and Marco Rubio (R) are in a three-way battle that includes Charlie Crist (I); incumbent George LeMieux (R) is retiring.
  • House: 25 seats.
  • Governor: Rick Scott (R) will face Alex Sink (D); incumbent Charlie Crist (R) is running for Senate.

Georgia

  • Senate: Incumbent Johnny Isakson (R) will face Michael Thurmond (D).
  • House: 13 seats.
  • Governor: Roy Barnes (D) will face Nathan Deal (R); incumbent Sonny Perdue (R) is term-limited.

Hawaii

  • Senate: Incumbent Daniel Inouye (D) will face Cam Cavasso (R).
  • House: 2 seats.
  • Governor: Neil Abercrombie (D) will face James Aiona (R); incumbent Linda Lingle (R) is term-limited.

Idaho

  • Senate: Incumbent Mike Crapo (R) will face Tom Sullivan (D).
  • House: 2 seats.
  • Governor: Keith Allred (D) will face incumbent Butch Otter (R).

Illinois

  • Senate: Alexi Giannoulias (D) will face Mark Steven Kirk (R) for the seat Roland Burris (D) is leaving.
  • House: 19 seats.
  • Governor: Bill Brady (R) will face incumbent Pat Quinn (D).

Indiana

  • Senate: Dan Coats (R) will face Brad Ellsworth (D) for the seat Evan Bayh (D) is leaving.
  • House: 9 seats.

Iowa

  • Senate: Roxanne Conlin (D) will face incumbent Charles Grassley (R).
  • House: 5 seats.
  • Governor: Terry Branstad (R) will face incumbent Chet Culver (D).

Kansas

  • Senate: Lisa Johnston (D) will face Jerry Moran (R) for the seat Sam Brownback (R) is leaving.
  • House: 4 seats.
  • Governor: Sam Brownback (R) will face Tom Holland (D); incumbent Mark Parkinson (D) is retiring.

Kentucky

  • Senate: Jack Conway (D) will face Rand Paul (R) for the seat Jim Bunning (R) is leaving.
  • House: 6 seats.

Louisiana

  • Senate: Charlie Melancon (D) will face incumbent David Vitter (R).
  • House: 7 seats.

Maine

  • House: 2 seats.
  • Governor: Paul LePage (R) will face Libby Mitchell (D); incumbent John Baldacci (D) is term-limited.

Maryland

  • Senate: Incumbent Barbara Mikulski (D) will face Eric Wargotz (R).
  • House: 8 seats.
  • Governor: Bob Ehrlich (R) will face incumbent Martin O'Malley (D).

Massachusetts

  • House: 10 seats.
  • Governor: Incumbent Deval Patrick (D) will face Charlie Baker (R) and Tim Cahill (I).

Michigan

  • House: 15 seats.
  • Governor: Virg Bernero (D) will face Rick Snyder (R); incumbent Jennifer Granholm (D) is term-limited.

Minnesota

  • House: 8 seats.
  • Governor: Mark Dayton (D) will face Tom Emmer (R) for the seat Tim Pawlenty (R) is leaving.

Mississippi

  • House: 4 seats.

Missouri

  • Senate: Roy Blunt (R) will face Robin Carnahan (D); incumbent Kit Bond (R) is retiring.
  • House: 9 seats.

Montana

  • House: 1 seat.

Nebraska

  • House: 3 seats.
  • Governor: Incumbent Dave Heineman (R) will face Mike Meister (D).

Nevada

  • Senate: Sharron Angle (R) will face incumbent Harry Reid (D).
  • House: 3 seats.
  • Governor: After defeating incumbent Jim Gibbons in the Republican primary, Brian Sandoval will face Rory Reid (D).

New Hampshire

  • Senate: Kelly Ayotte (R) will face Paul Hodes (D); incumbent Judd Gregg (R) is retiring.
  • House: 2 seats.
  • Governor: Incumbent John Lynch (D) will face John Stephen (R).

New Jersey

  • House: 13 seats.

New Mexico

  • House: 3 seats.
  • Governor: Diane Denish (D) will face Susana Martinez (R); incumbent Bill Richardson (D) is term-limited.

New York

  • Senate: Incumbent Charles Schumer (D) will face Jay Townsend (R).
  • Senate (special election): Incumbent Kirsten Gillibrand (D) will face Joe DioGuardi (R).
  • House: 29 seats.
  • Governor: Andrew Cuomo (D) will face Carl Paladino (R); incumbent David Paterson (D) is retiring.

North Carolina

  • Senate: Incumbent Richard Burr (R) will face Elaine Marshall (D).
  • House: 13 seats.

North Dakota

  • Senate: John Hoeven (R) will face Tracy Potter (D); incumbent Byron Dorgan (D) is retiring.
  • House: 1 seat.

Ohio

  • Senate: Lee Fisher (D) will face Rob Portman (R) for the seat George Voinovich (R) is leaving.
  • House: 18 seats.
  • Governor: John Kasich (R) will face incumbent Ted Strickland (D).

Oklahoma

  • Senate: Incumbent Tom Coburn (R) will face Jim Rogers (D).
  • House: 5 seats.
  • Governor: Jari Askins (D) will face Mary Fallin (R); incumbent Brad Henry (D) is term-limited.

Oregon

  • Senate: Jim Huffman (R) will face incumbent Ron Wyden (D).
  • House: 5 seats.
  • Governor: Chris Dudley (R) will face John Kitzhaber (D); incumbent Ted Kulongoski (D) is term-limited.

Pennsylvania

  • Senate: After defeating incumbent Arlen Specter in the Democratic primary, Joe Sestak will face Pat Toomey (R).
  • House: 19 seats.
  • Governor: Tom Corbett (R) will face Dan Onorato (D); incumbent Ed Rendell (D) is term-limited.

Rhode Island

  • House: 2 seats.
  • Governor: Frank Caprio (D) will face Lincoln Chafee (I) and John Robitaille (R); incumbent Don Carcieri (R) is term-limited.

South Carolina

  • Senate: Alvin Greene (D) will face incumbent Jim DeMint (R).
  • House: 6 seats.
  • Governor: Nikki Haley (R) will face Vincent Sheheen (D); incumbent Mark Sanford (R) is term-limited.

South Dakota

  • Senate: Incumbent John Thune (R) seeking re-election.
  • House: 1 seat.
  • Governor: Dennis Daugaard (R) will face Scott Heidepriem (D); incumbent Mike Rounds (R) is term-limited.

Tennessee

  • House: 9 seats.
  • Governor: Bill Haslam (R) will face Mike McWherter (D); incumbent Phil Bredesen (D) is term-limited.

Texas

  • House: 32 seats.
  • Governor: Incumbent Rick Perry (R) will face Bill White (D).

Utah

  • Senate: Sam Granato (D) will face Mike Lee (R); incumbent Bob Bennett (R) was defeated at state GOP nominating convention.
  • House: 3 seats.
  • Governor (special election): Peter Corroon (D) will face Gary Herbert (R), who is seeking a full term.

Vermont

  • Senate: Len Britton (R) will face incumbent Patrick Leahy (D).
  • House: 1 seat.
  • Governor: Brian Dubie (R) will face Peter Shumlin (D); incumbent Jim Douglas (R) is retiring.

Virginia

  • House: 11 seats.

Washington

  • Senate: Incumbent Patty Murray (D) will face Dino Rossi (R).
  • House: 9 seats.

West Virginia

  • Senate (special election): Joe Manchin (D) will face John Raese (R) for the seat of the late Robert Byrd (D); appointee Carte Goodwin is not running.
  • House: 3 seats.

Wisconsin

  • Senate: Incumbent Russ Feingold (D) will face Ron Johnson (R).
  • House: 8 seats.
  • Governor: Tom Barrett (D) will face Scott Walker (R); incumbent Jim Doyle (D) is retiring.

Wyoming

  • House: 1 seat.
  • Governor: Matthew Mead (R) will face Leslie Petersen (D); incumbent Dave Freudenthal (D) term-limited.
 

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