Governor: Democrat Kathleen Sebelius defeated Republican Tim Shallenburger.
Senate: Sen. Pat Roberts beat token opposition to retain the seat.
House: There were four seats in contention. The three GOP incumbents and one Democratic incumbent won reelection.
Senate: Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell defeated Democrat Lois Combs Weinberg to retain his seat.
House: The six incumbents all won reelection, with the Republicans holding on to their 5 to 1 majority.
Senate: Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu was forced into a runoff election, meaning it will be another month before Louisiana voters pick the winner. She will face Republican Suzanne Terrell, the state election commissioner, in the Dec. 7 runoff, which pits the top two vote-getters after no one received the required 50% of the vote.
House: There were seven seats in contention, with incumbent Republicans holding four seats and incumbent Democrats holding two. One race was too close to call.
Governor: Democrat John Baldacci defeated Republican Peter Cianchette.
Senate: Republican Sen. Susan Collins defeated Democrat Chellie Pingree to retain her seat.
House: There were two seats in contention. An incumbent Democrat won reelection and the other race was too close to call.
Governor: Republican Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. defeated Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, daughter of Democratic icon Robert F. Kennedy, to become the first Republican governor elected in Maryland since 1966.
House: There were eight seats in contention. Four incumbent Democrats held their seats and two incumbent Republicans won. The other races were too close to call.
Governor: Republican Mitt Romney defeated Democrat Shannon O'Brien.
Senate: Democratic Sen. John F. Kerry had only token opposition and easily won reelection.