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Who won the 2016 Senate Election - Live Results

Last Updated Nov 9, 2016 5:15 PM EST

Across the country, voters didn’t just decide who would win the White House Tuesday -- they also decided the fate of 34 seats in the U.S. Senate. Democrats were defending 10 Senate seats while Republicans were fighting to keep 24. CBS News kept track as results came in:


5:13 p.m. ET GOP Sen. Kelly Ayotte concedes New Hampshire Senate race, says in statement she has congratulated Democrat Maggie Hassan

11:10 a.m. ET Democrat Maggie Hassan declares Senate victory in New Hampshire, but GOP Sen. Kelly Ayotte isn’t conceding just yet.

“As we’ve gotten more results overnight and this morning, it’s clear that we have maintained the lead and have won this race,” Hassan said in a statement Wednesday.

Ayotte’s response, however, suggests the Republican incumbent won’t be conceding soon. 

“We look forward to results being announced by the Secretary of State, and ensuring that every vote is counted,” the Republican said in a statement. 

CBS News still estimates that the race is still a toss-up.

2:55 a.m. ET Republican Sen. Pat Toomey wins Pennsylvania Senate race, CBS News projects. The GOP will keep control of the Senate. 

2:22 a.m. ET Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski wins Alaska U.S. Senate race, CBS News projects.

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2:15 a.m. ET Republican Sen. Roy Blunt wins Missouri U.S. Senate race, CBS News projects.

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12:54 a.m. ET 
Democrat Catherine Cortez Masto wins the U.S. Senate race in Nevada, CBS News projects. She is the first Latina elected to the upper chamber of Congress.

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12:10 a.m. ET Democratic Sen. Patty Murray wins the U.S. Senate race in Washington state, CBS News projects.

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11:50 p.m. ET Democrat Michael Bennet wins Colorado U.S. Senate race, CBS News projects.

11:19 p.m. ET CBS News projects Mike Crapo wins Idaho U.S. Senate race.

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Democrat Kamala Harris wins California’s U.S. Senate race.

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Republican Sen. Johnny Isakson wins Georgia’s U.S. Senate seat. 

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Democratic Sen. Ron Wyden wins the U.S. Senate race in Oregon, CBS News projects.

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Incumbent Republican Sen. Ron Johnson wins the U.S. Senate race in Wisconsin, CBS News projects. 

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11:05 p.m. ET Democratic Sen. Brian Schatz wins Hawaii U.S. Senate race, CBS News projects.

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10:46 p.m. ET Republican Sen. Richard Burr wins the U.S. Senate race in North Carolina, CBS News projects.

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10:22 p.m. ET Republican Sen. John McCain wins re-election in the U.S. Senate race in Arizona.

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10:06 p.m. ET 

Nevada’s Senate race is a toss-up between Republican Joe Heck and Democrat Catherine Cortez Masto, CBS News estimates.

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10:00 p.m. ET

Republican Sen. Mike Lee wins the U.S. Senate race in Utah, CBS News projects.

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Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley wins the U.S. Senate race in Iowa, CBS News projects. 

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9:25 p.m. ET The Colorado Senate race leans towards Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet, CBS News estimates.

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9:05 p.m. ET Republican Sen. John Boozman wins re-election in the U.S. Senate race in Arkansas, CBS News projects.

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9:00 p.m. ET Republican Sen. John Thune wins South Dakota’s Senate race, CBS News projects.

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Republican John Hoeven wins North Dakota’s U.S. Senate race.

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Democratic Sen. Chuck Schumer wins re-election in New York’s U.S. Senate race.

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Republican Sen. Jerry Moran wins re-election in the U.S. Senate race in Kansas.

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8:31 p.m. ET CBS News projects Republican Todd Young wins Indiana’s U.S. Senate race.

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8:27 p.m. ET Republican Sen. Richard Shelby wins the U.S. Senate race in Alabama, CBS News projects.

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8:15 p.m. ET  Republican Sen. Marco Rubio wins the U.S. Senate race in Florida, CBS News projects. 

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8:05 p.m. ET 

CBS News projects Rep. Tammy Duckworth wins the Illinois U.S. Senate race over incumbent GOP Sen. Mark Kirk.

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CBS News estimates Sen. Marco Rubio has an edge over Rep. Patrick Murphy in the U.S. Senate race in Florida. 

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8:00 p.m. ET 

Republican James Lankford wins Oklahoma’s U.S. Senate race, CBS News projects. 

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Sen. Richard Blumenthal wins re-election in Connecticut, CBS News projects.

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CBS News also projects Chris Van Hollen wins Maryland’s Senate race. 

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7:45 p.m. ET Take a look at CBS News’ current Senate seat count: Republicans have 33 seats, Democrats have 37.

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7:32 p.m. ET North Carolina’s Senate race is a toss-up between Deborah Ross and Sen. Richard Burr, CBS News estimates. 

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7:30 p.m. ET CBS News projects Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, wins his re-election bid in Ohio for the U.S. Senate. 

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7:15 p.m. ET CBS News also projects that Sen. Rand Paul wins Kentucky’s U.S. Senate race.

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7:05 p.m. ET In Indiana’s Senate race, Republican Todd Young has an edge over Evan Bayh, CBS News estimates.

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7:00 p.m. ET In Senate races, CBS News projects that Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vermont, wins his race, as does Sen. Tim Scott, R-South Carolina. 

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3:30 p.m. ET A Nevada judge denied the Trump campaign’s request for an order to isolate ballots in Clark County that were allegedly cast after polls closed, dismissing a suit that could have also affected the state’s close Senate race. 

At an emergency hearing Tuesday afternoon, Judge Gloria Sturman said the Trump campaign’s lawsuit raises privacy concerns for the poll workers whose identities the campaign was requesting, saying she feared they would be the subject of “harassment.” Sturman also said Clark County officials are already required to preserve the records the Trump campaign was asking to preserve.

“I am not going to issue any order,” Sturman said.

The Trump campaign filed suit against the Clark County registrar, accusing him of intentionally coordinating with Democratic activists “in order to skew the vote unlawfully in favor of Democratic candidates.”  

Democrat Catherine Cortez Masto and Republican Joe Heck, the Senate candidates in Nevada, are in a tight election battle vying for the seat of Democratic leader Sen. Harry Reid, who is retiring after this term. 

The Nevada race edges Republican, according to CBS News race ratings. 

3:05 p.m. ET Patrick Murphy, the congressman running as a U.S. Senate candidate in Florida against incumbent Republican Marco Rubio, weighed in on what it meant to have positive and negative name identification, especially in a race where both parties’ candidates at the top of the ticket are so controversial.

“Look, there’s a good name ID and a bad name ID,” Murphy said Tuesday in an interview with WSVN in Miami. “No question [Rubio’s] name ID is higher than mine, but that comes with some baggage.”

--CBS News’ Reena Flores

2:15 p.m. ET Sen. John McCain of Arizona, who is running against Democrat Ann Kirkpatrick, tweeted out a photo of him and his wife heading to the polling booth.

11:33 a.m. ET Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-New York, who’s expected to easily win reelection Tuesday, is slated to speak to New York voters at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in Manhattan after polls close in the state at 9 p.m. ET. Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine will be holding their election night event at the venue. 

If Democrats pick up four seats in the Senate and Clinton wins the presidency, they’ll win back control of the upper chamber. If Trump wins, they’ll need five seats to take the Senate. Schumer is expected to be the next Democratic leader with Harry Reid’s retirement, and could potentially become majority leader.

--CBS News’ Rebecca Shabad

11:30 a.m. ET Across the country, voters aren’t just deciding who will win the White House Tuesday -- they’ll also be deciding the fate of 34 seats in the U.S. Senate.

Democrats are defending 10 Senate seats, while Republicans are fighting to keep 24 seats.

Control of the Senate could switch from red to blue Tuesday: Democrats just need to flip four more seats to win the majority if Hillary Clinton becomes president (her vice president Tim Kaine would break any Senate ties as the 51st votes), or five seats, if Donald Trump wins.

Keep an eye on this live blog for the latest updates in the Senate races across the country, and take a look below at our Senate gallery to see 11 of the closest Senate races to watch, according to CBS News’ polling analyses. We’ll be paying close attention to the Senate races in Illinois, Wisconsin, Nevada, Pennsylvania, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Missouri, Indiana, Ohio, Florida, and Arizona.

--CBS News’ Reena Flores