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Election Day Coverage

POSTED: November 04, 2009, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

G.O.P. Wins Two Key Governors’ Races; Bloomberg Prevails in a Close Contest

A Year After Dousing, Republicans’ Hope Rekindled

In Virginia, McDonnell Ends Democrats’ Streak

Roundup of the Key National Election Results

Bloomberg Wins 3rd Term as Mayor in Unexpectedly Close Race

Chief Factor in Mayor’s Race: Bloomberg Influence

No Longer Invincible
 

Washington Post

Contests serve as warning to Democrats: It's not 2008 anymore

GOP reclaims Virginia

Now, the hard part: Continuing to straddle the center and the right

Strategy proves critical in quest for suburban votes

Rockville voters oust mayor; Greenbelt diversifies council


Detroit Free Press

'We can now put Detroit back on the right path,' Bing says

Despite the low voter turnout, Detroit is changing course

Some leaders back, but newbies grab top spots

Detroit's new day dawns with hope and expectation


Atlanta Journal Constitution

Norwood and Reed in runoff Dec. 1

Racial lines define results

The elimination of a woman in the middle

Atlanta's next mayor can’t do 
it alone


Star Ledger

Republican Chris Christie ousts Jon Corzine in N.J. governor's race

Moran: N.J.'s election of 'unapologetic conservative' marks personal rebuke of Corzine

Congratulations, Chris Christie: Now comes the hard part


The Christian Science Monitor

Election Day November 2009: five things to watch

Atlanta mayoral race 2009: Why a white woman might win

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