Pat Quinn, the Democrat nominee for Illinois governor, won the race, according to estimates by the Associated Press Thursday evening.
Unemployment did not drop despite the stimulus package leading republican voters to seek further change.
Ben Quayle, the son of former Vice President Dan Quayle, won Arizona's 3rd congressional district on Tuesday.
Kamala Harris is ahead in the California state Attorney General race as of Wednesday evening but the margin of error is too close to call.
Harry Reid defeated tough Tea Party opponent Sharron Angle for the Nevada U.S. Senate seat by a narrow margin.
Sean Duffy, former contestant on "Real World," has been elected to the House of Representatives, representing Wisconsin's 7th district.
Barney Frank (D-Mass.) was reelected to the House of Representatives on Tuesday.
Linda McMahon conceded defeat in the Connecticut Senate race to Richard Blumenthal late Tuesday night.
Nikki Haley, a Republican candidate with Tea Party support, bested Democrat opponent Vincent Sheheen and won the gubernatorial race for South Carolina on Tuesday.
Sanford Bishop, incumbent Democrat, survived a strong challenge by Republican Mike Keown by less than 5000 votes.