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2018 Close Contests Summary'
'Decision by 2% or less

Senate Popular Vote and FEC Total Receipts by Party'
'Gubernatorial Popular Vote by Party'
'House Popular Vote and FEC Total Receipts by Party'
'Close Contests Summary - Decision by 2% or less
Contests Where No Candidate Received a Majority


The FEC tallies are compiled from each candidates' reported "Total Receipts".

Contests

Candidate
(I) = incumbent
* = winner
PartyVoteFEC
Total Receipts
Nebraska House CD 02
Winner's margin: 1.990%, 4,945 votes
*Donald John "Don" Bacon (I)Republican126,71551.00%$2,616,379
Kara EastmanDemocratic121,77049.00%$2,630,231
Totals248,485100.00%$5,246,610
Virginia House CD 07
Winner's margin: 1.939%, 6,784 votes
*Abigail A. SpanbergerDemocratic176,07950.34%$7,265,218
David Alan "Dave" Brat (I)Republican169,29548.40%$3,355,436
Joseph Buckler "Joe" WaltonLibertarian4,2161.21%$7,489
Write InScattering2130.06% 
Totals349,803100.00%$10,628,143
New Mexico House CD 02
Winner's margin: 1.868%, 3,722 votes
*Xochitl Torres SmallDemocratic101,48950.93%$4,786,546
Stella Yvette "Yvette" HerrellRepublican97,76749.07%$1,511,999
Totals199,256100.00%$6,298,545
California Superintendent of Public Instruction
Winner's margin: 1.768%, 187,174 votes
*Tony K. ThurmondNonpartisan5,385,91250.88% 
Marshall TuckNonpartisan5,198,73849.12% 
Totals10,584,650100.00% 
New York House CD 22
Winner's margin: 1.753%, 4,473 votes
*Anthony J. BrindisiDemocratic; Independence; Women's Equality; Working Families127,71550.06%$4,618,096
Claudia Tenney (I)Republican; Reform; Conservative123,24248.31%$3,265,950
BlankScattering3,8121.49% 
ScatteringScattering2550.10% 
VoidScattering760.03% 
Totals255,100100.00%$7,884,046
Florida House CD 26
Winner's margin: 1.749%, 4,119 votes
*Debbie Mucarsel-PowellDemocratic119,79750.87%$4,616,734
Carlos L. Curbelo (I)Republican115,67849.13%$5,147,647
Totals235,475100.00%$9,764,381
Oklahoma House CD 05
Winner's margin: 1.397%, 3,338 votes
*Kendra HornDemocratic121,14950.70%$1,189,551
Steven Dane "Steve" Russell (I)Republican117,81149.30%$955,959
Totals238,960100.00%$2,145,510
Georgia Governor
Winner's margin: 1.389%, 54,723 votes
*Brian Porter KempRepublican1,978,40850.22% 
Stacey AbramsDemocratic1,923,68548.83% 
Ted MetzLibertarian37,2350.95% 
Bobby WilliamsWrite-in240.00% 
Rod MackWrite-in240.00% 
Bobby WaldrepWrite-in210.00% 
David C. ByrneWrite-in120.00% 
Totals3,939,409100.00% 
South Carolina House CD 01
Winner's margin: 1.385%, 3,982 votes
*Joseph K. "Joe" CunninghamDemocratic145,45550.60%$2,373,306
Katherine Elizabeth "Katie" ArringtonRepublican141,47349.22%$1,675,864
Write-InScattering5050.18% 
Totals287,433100.00%$4,049,170
New Jersey House CD 03
Winner's margin: 1.295%, 3,973 votes
*Andrew "Andy" KimDemocratic153,47350.01%$6,398,579
Thomas "Tom" MacArthur (I)Republican149,50048.72%$4,784,733
Lawrence "Larry" BerlinskiConstitution3,9021.27% 
Totals306,875100.00%$11,183,312
Maine House CD 02
Winner's margin: 1.247%, 3,509 votes
*Jared F. GoldenDemocratic142,44050.62% 
Bruce L. Poliquin (I)Republican138,93149.38% 
Totals281,371100.00% 
Wisconsin Governor
No single candidate received a majority of the vote.
Winner's margin: 1.093%, 29,227 votes
*Anthony Steven "Tony" EversDemocratic1,324,30749.54% 
Scott Walker (I)Republican1,295,08048.44% 
Phillip "Phil" AndersonLibertarian20,2250.76% 
Maggie TurnbullIndependent18,8840.71% 
Michael J. WhiteIndependent11,0870.41% 
Arnie EnzIndependent2,7450.10% 
SCATTERINGScattering9660.04% 
Ryan CasonWrite-in40.00% 
(No Candidate)Write-in30.00% 
Mark S. GrimekWrite-in20.00% 
Richard Michael TurtenwaldWrite-in20.00% 
Ralph "Robbie" HoffmanWrite-in10.00% 
Paul BoucherWrite-in10.00% 
(No Candidate)Write-in10.00% 
Totals2,673,308100.00% 
Georgia House CD 06
Winner's margin: 1.030%, 3,264 votes
*Lucia Kay "Lucy" McBathDemocratic160,13950.51%$2,637,561
Karen Christine Handel (I)Republican156,87549.48%$8,772,987
Jeremy "Carlton Heston" StubbsWrite-in180.01% 
Totals317,032100.00%$11,410,548
Arizona Secretary of State
Winner's margin: 0.868%, 20,252 votes
*Katie HobbsDemocratic1,176,38450.43% 
Steve GaynorRepublican1,156,13249.56% 
Alice NovoaWrite-in1690.01% 
Totals2,332,685100.00% 
Kansas House CD 02
No single candidate received a majority of the vote.
Winner's margin: 0.846%, 2,239 votes
*Steve WatkinsRepublican126,09847.64%$1,214,663
Paul T. DavisDemocratic123,85946.79%$3,984,534
Kelly Don StandleyLibertarian14,7315.57% 
Totals264,688100.00%$5,199,197
Ohio Special House CD 12
Winner's margin: 0.807%, 1,680 votes
*Troy BaldersonRepublican104,32850.12%$2,537,567
Daniel Jay "Danny" O'Connor, Jr.Democratic102,64849.32%$8,504,868
Joe ManchikGreen1,1650.56% 
Totals208,141100.00%$11,042,435
Illinois House CD 13
Winner's margin: 0.759%, 2,058 votes
*Rodney L. Davis (I)Republican136,51650.38%$3,638,923
Betsy Dirksen LondriganDemocratic134,45849.62%$4,257,899
Thomas Kuna-JacobWrite-in70.00% 
Totals270,981100.00%$7,896,822
California House CD 21
Winner's margin: 0.759%, 862 votes
*Terrance John "TJ" CoxDemocratic57,23950.38%$2,938,762
David G. Valadao (I)Republican56,37749.62%$3,291,547
Totals113,616100.00%$6,230,309
Nevada Secretary of State
No single candidate received a majority of the vote.
Winner's margin: 0.662%, 6,329 votes
*Barbara K. Cegavske (I)Republican467,88048.91% 
Nelson AraujoDemocratic461,55148.25% 
None of these candidatesNone of these candidates27,2002.84% 
Totals956,631100.00% 
Wisconsin Attorney General
No single candidate received a majority of the vote.
Winner's margin: 0.650%, 17,190 votes
*Joshua "Josh" KaulDemocratic1,305,90249.41% 
Brad David Schimel (I)Republican1,288,71248.76% 
Terry Alan LarsonConstitution47,0381.78% 
SCATTERINGScattering1,1990.05% 
Totals2,642,851100.00% 
Nevada Treasurer
No single candidate received a majority of the vote.
Winner's margin: 0.635%, 6,126 votes
*Zachary Beare "Zach" ConineDemocratic459,87447.69% 
Robert "Bob" BeersRepublican453,74847.06% 
None of these candidatesNone of these candidates27,4312.84% 
William E. "Bill" HogeIndependent American23,1462.40% 
Totals964,199100.00% 
Nevada Attorney General
No single candidate received a majority of the vote.
Winner's margin: 0.469%, 4,533 votes
*Aaron D. FordDemocratic456,22547.24% 
Wes DuncanRepublican451,69246.77% 
Joel Frederick HansenIndependent American32,2593.34% 
None of these candidatesNone of these candidates25,5772.65% 
Totals965,753100.00% 
Minnesota House CD 01
Winner's margin: 0.451%, 1,315 votes
*James "Jim" HagedornRepublican146,20050.13%$1,600,486
Daniel "Dan" FeehanDemocratic-Farmer Labor144,88549.68%$4,171,905
WRITE-INScattering5760.20% 
Totals291,661100.00%$5,772,391
Texas House CD 23
No single candidate received a majority of the vote.
Winner's margin: 0.441%, 926 votes
*William "Will" Hurd (I)Republican103,28549.17%$5,131,072
Gina Ortiz JonesDemocratic102,35948.73%$6,210,184
Ruben Schmidt CorvalanLibertarian4,4252.11% 
Totals210,069100.00%$11,341,256
Florida Governor
No single candidate received a majority of the vote.
Winner's margin: 0.395%, 32,463 votes
*Ronald D. "Ron" DeSantisRepublican4,076,18649.59% 
Andrew D. GillumDemocratic4,043,72349.19% 
Darcy G. RichardsonReform47,1400.57% 
Kyle Chaderwick "KC" GibsonNo Party Affiliation24,3100.30% 
Ryan Christopher FoleyNo Party Affiliation14,6300.18% 
Bruce StanleyNo Party Affiliation14,5050.18% 
Harold "Hal" JohnsonWrite-in610.00% 
Piotr BlassWrite-in60.00% 
Totals8,220,561100.00% 
New York House CD 27
No single candidate received a majority of the vote.
Winner's margin: 0.371%, 1,087 votes
*Christopher Carl "Chris" Collins (I)Republican; Conservative; Independence140,14647.82%$1,321,298
Nathan Douglas "Nate" McMurrayDemocratic; Women's Equality; Working Families139,05947.45%$1,318,141
BlankScattering7,7602.65% 
Lawrence Mark "Larry" PiegzaReform5,9732.04%$266,674
ScatteringScattering1220.04% 
VoidScattering350.01% 
Totals293,095100.00%$2,906,113
Pennsylvania Special House CD 18
No single candidate received a majority of the vote.
Winner's margin: 0.330%, 755 votes
*Conor LambDemocratic114,10249.86%$9,101,100
Rick SacconeRepublican113,34749.53%$2,013,476
Drew Gray MillerLibertarian1,3810.60% 
Totals228,830100.00%$11,114,576
North Carolina House CD 09
No single candidate received a majority of the vote.
Margin between top two vote getters: 0.320%, 905 votes
Mark Everette HarrisRepublican139,24649.25%$2,152,613
Daniel Kent "Dan" McCreadyDemocratic138,34148.93%$6,168,541
Jeffery "Jeff" ScottLibertarian5,1301.81% 
Totals282,717100.00%$8,321,154
Pennsylvania Special House CD 15
No single candidate received a majority of the vote.
Winner's margin: 0.283%, 759 votes
*Susan Ellis WildDemocratic130,35348.54%$3,275,749
Martin W. "Marty" NothsteinRepublican129,59448.26%$985,674
Tim SilfiesLibertarian8,5793.19%$49,574
Totals268,526100.00%$4,310,997
Utah House CD 04
Winner's margin: 0.258%, 694 votes
*Ben McAdamsDemocratic134,96450.12%$3,326,683
Mia B. Love (I)Republican134,27049.86%$5,781,140
Jonathan LaRele PetersonWrite-in370.01% 
Totals269,271100.00%$9,107,823
Georgia House CD 07
Winner's margin: 0.149%, 419 votes
*William Robert "Rob" Woodall, III (I)Republican140,43050.07%$1,234,610
Carolyn BourdeauxDemocratic140,01149.93%$2,943,200
Totals280,441100.00%$4,177,810
Florida Senate Class 1
Winner's margin: 0.123%, 10,033 votes
*Richard L. "Rick" ScottRepublican4,099,50550.05%$84,694,317
Bill Nelson (I)Democratic4,089,47249.93%$32,351,365
Lateresa Ann "L.A." JonesWrite-in4670.01%$200
David Kenneth WeeksWrite-in2200.00% 
Charles Frederick TolbertWrite-in1210.00% 
Howard KnepperWrite-in1130.00% 
Michael Stephen "Lev" LevinsonWrite-in1070.00% 
Totals8,190,005100.00%$117,045,882
Florida Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Winner's margin: 0.084%, 6,753 votes
*Nicole "Nikki" Heather FriedDemocratic4,032,95450.04% 
Matt CaldwellRepublican4,026,20149.96% 
Totals8,059,155100.00% 
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2018 General Election Outline


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