"Hickenlooper declares victory; Beauprez refuses to concede in Colorado," is by John Frank and Joey Bunch for the Denver Post.
A bleary-eyed John Hickenlooper declared victory in the governor's race Wednesday morning after a long night and early morning waiting for the ballot count in a razor-thin contest against Republican Bob Beauprez.
Though the death penalty was a highly visilbe part of the Colorado race, earlier polling indicated that it was not a significant issue to the overwhelming majority of voters. Earlier coverage from Colorado begins at the link.
"Hassan wins second term as N.H. governor," is by Kathleen Ronayne of Associated Press, via the Boston Globe.
Democratic Gov. Maggie Hassan defeated Republican businessman Walt Havenstein on Tuesday to win a second term in office after a campaign dominated by the economy.
Hassan, leading into the final days of the campaign, was never down in the polls.
The Philadelphia Inquirer reports, "Wolf defeats Corbett," by Thomas Fitzgerald.
Democrat Tom Wolf, a businessman from central Pennsylvania, was elected governor Tuesday in his first campaign for political office.
Republican Tom Corbett became the first governor to lose a bid for reelection in the state's modern history.
Wolf stated during the campaign that he believed Pennsylvania needed a moratorium on capital punishment.
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