facebook
twitter
search
search

Blunt wins Missouri Senate race

Nov. 3, 2010 at 1:41 AM
| License Photo

ST. LOUIS, Nov. 3 (UPI) -- Republican Rep. Roy Blunt has won the U.S. Senate race in Missouri, beating Missouri Secretary of State Robin Carnahan, returns indicate.

Blunt finished the night with 55 percent of the vote to 44 percent for Carnahan, the daughter of the late Gov. Mel Carnahan, NBC News reported.

Democratic Rep. Ike Skelton, chairman of the House Armed Services committee, lost in a close fight with former state Rep. Vicky Hartzler. Hartzler won the state's 4th District seat with 113,500 votes to Skelton's 101,507.

Rep. Russ Carnahan, brother of the defeated Senate candidate, won over his Republican opponent in the suburban St. Louis 3rd District.

Carnahan had 99,011 votes to Ed Martin's 95,593.

Like Us on Facebook for more stories from UPI.com  
Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Top Stories
Joel Osteen heckled, 6 arrested during service at Houston megachurch
Ghost hunters discover woman's body at abandoned Mississippi hospital
Uber executives arrested in Paris
Israeli Navy intercepts ship headed for Gaza
Cuomo on escaped inmates: Plan was to kill prison worker's husband