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ELECTION NIGHT THREAD: This will be my thread for the night, starting with this great story from @katherinemiller, with its hour-by-hour accounting of what is going on tonight and when it's (likely) going to happen.…
And ... polls are closed in Kentucky and Indiana.
NOTE: As happens every election, there'll be a couple polling places/counties in several states that stay open later due to issues from earlier in the day. So, check your specific county/polling place if you need to vote! For ex, Monroe County in Indiana:…
Here's @ZoeTillman, on a new lawsuit in Georgia ... that I'm honestly not sure why it's just being filed now.…
LIVE: Watch @BuzzFeedNews and @DecisionDeskHQ on Twitter covering tonight's results —>…
Seriously, @katherinemiller @davidmackau and @B_M_Finnigan are really great — and the show is smart and data- and people-in-the-field-heavy, not take- and pundit-heavy.
And, for the @BuzzFeedNews people in the field, here's a list of them —>
Live, from Orlando, it's @pdmcleod!…
First pickup for House Dems. It was a pretty-much-expected-at-this-point one, but it is the first one:
Really interesting watching #KY06 —>…
Michigan’s Rashida Tlaib Is The First Muslim Woman Elected To Congress… by @HannahAllam
US trending topics at 9 p.m. —>
Republicans flip a Senate seat in Indiana —>…
And, @darrensands, is live from Georgia.…
From @dominicholden, who spent some time in Rowan County when Kim Davis was causing an uproar —>
Jared Polis wins — despite an attack from Lindsey Graham this week that Polis is "Out of Touch."
Polis is the first out gay man to win a gubernatorial election.

He also, more than a dozen years ago, was the first member of Congress from outside of Ohio who I interviewed ... for Law Dork. #memories
[Correction: I must have interviewed him in 2009, so, during Law Dork 2.0.]
BIG —> Transgender Americans Just Won A Historic Victory In Massachusetts… by @dominicholden
tl;dr: More investigations and oversight, more judges and other confirmations.
Interesting: Despite the attention on Cruz, AG Ken Paxton is running the tightest statewide race in Texas right now.
In Florida news (and also part of a great thread of queer news) —>
It's 11 p.m. on the East Coast.
NEWS —> @DecisionDeskHQ calls #FLGov for DeSantis and #FLSen for Scott — both Republicans.
—> @dominicholden, talking #trans rights and #weed.
The @BuzzFeedNews Twitter show has been so great, as shown here by Ben and Katherine's hand gestures and David sipping tea.…
Another Senate Dem loss: Claire McCaskill.
Check this thread out from @alexis_levinson on an upset in Oklahoma —>
In addition to the weed measure, there's this out of Michigan —>
And, that's a wrap on the @BuzzFeedNews live show. Congrats, @katherinemiller @davidmackau @B_M_Finnigan and everyone behind the scenes and out in the field!
Read @mollyhc and @alexis_levinson on the House —>
Democrats Will Take Control Of The House Of Representatives…
With Louisiana's vote tonight, Oregon will be the only state come 2019 that allows nonunanimous juries to convict someone of a felony.…
Donald Trump Can’t Escape Republicans’ House Defeat, Even As He Calls Election Results A “Success”… ... from @tparti @HenryJGomez & @alexis_levinson
Some last news of the night —> An Unprecedented Number Of Women Just Won Elections Across The Country… by @o_ema
While the night didn’t go as Dems had hoped for Abrams, Gillum, and O’Rourke, a lot of new names — a very diverse crowd — are now going to be on the scene. Here’s a look at some of them:… by @nidhiprakash @mollyhc @bri_sacks @azeen & @BuzzFeedBen
And, in Wisconsin, Scott Walker did, in fact, lose. Here’s @HenryJGomez —>
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