Opinion: Tuesday election results at a glance: Christie; McDonnell; Owens over Hoffman

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Here’s a quick summary of election results from around the country tonight:

Virginia governor -- Republican Bob McDonnell. Also Republican lieutenant governor and attorney general. (See video below). GOP also does well in House of Delegate races.


New Jersey governor -- Republican Christopher Christie.

New York City mayor -- Michael Bloomberg, Independent (though a closer race than expected).

St. Petersburg mayor -- Bill Foster, Republican.

Detroit mayor -- Democrat Dave Bing reelected.

Maine gay marriage measure repeals law that would have allowed such unions.

New York 23rd Congressional District -- Democrat Bill Owens beat Conservative Doug Hoffman, adding one more seat to the Democratic House majority.

California’s 10th Congressional District -- Democrat John Garamendi held the East Bay Area district against Republican David Harmer and three minor candidates.

Ohio voters approved four urban casinos.

-- Andrew Malcolm

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