Governors’ Races: Scott Beats Crist; Hogan Wins In Maryland

November 5, 2014

Gov. Rick Scott will hold on to his job in Florida, NPR projects, as the Republican narrowly defeats Charlie Crist, the former GOP governor who was running as a Democrat.

Earlier, Arkansas voters elected Asa Hutchinson as their new governor.

We’ll update this post with other race results, particularly in contests that are expected to be close. You can also follow our special coverage at NPR’s Election Party.

Update at 12:10 p.m. ET: Hogan Wins In Maryland

Taking an open seat, Republican Larry Hogan has beaten Democrat Anthony Brown in the race to be Maryland’s governor. Brown conceded the tight race shortly after midnight.

Update at 11:30 p.m. ET: Georgia Re-Elects Deal

Gov. Nathan Deal has won re-election, NPR projects, defeating Democrat Jason Carter.

Update at 10:50 p.m. ET: Walker Wins In Wisconsin

Republican Gov. Scott Walker has won re-election, defeating Democrat Mary Burke.

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