Heartland Votes: General election results

The general election is Tuesday, November 8.
The general election is Tuesday, November 8.(KSWO)
Published: Nov. 7, 2022 at 2:56 PM CST|Updated: Nov. 9, 2022 at 3:11 AM CST
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(KFVS) - The midterm general election was Tuesday, November 8.

Check the results online here. You can click the green button that says “More Elections” to choose between the races.

Polls

In Missouri and Illinois, polls opened at 6 a.m. and close at 7 p.m. You can find more information on election in Missouri here and in Illinois here.

In Kentucky, polls opened at 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. You can find more information on election day in the Commonwealth here.

Missouri Senate Race

According to AP, Republican Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt won election to the U.S. Senate.

Schmitt will take the seat occupied for the past 12 years by Republican Roy Blunt, who announced in March 2021 he would not seek a third term - ending a half-century career in politics.

Missouri House Dist. 147

John Voss (R) won the Missouri State House of Representatives Dist. 147 seat.

U.S. House of Representatives - Missouri

According to the AP, Republican Jason Smith won reelection to U.S. House in Missouri’s 8th Congressional District.

Illinois Governor’s Race

According to the AP, Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker is getting another term in office after besting GOP challenger Darren Bailey in the deep-blue state.

U.S. Senate Race - Illinois

The AP reports Democratic U.S. Sen. Tammy Duckworth won reelection Tuesday in Illinois against political newcomer Kathy Salvi.

U.S. House of Representatives - Illinois 12th District

According to the AP, Republican Mike Bost wins reelection to U.S. House in Illinois’ 12th Congressional District.

U.S. Senate - Kentucky

Just before 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, the Associated Press called the race, reporting Republican Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky had won a third term, defeating Charles Booker, the first Black Democratic nominee for the Senate in the Bluegrass State.

U.S. House of Representatives - Kentucky Dist. 1

James Comer (R) beat out Jimm C. Ausbrooks (D) for the U.S. House of Representatives, KY Dist. 1 seat.

Tennessee Governor’s Race

According to the AP, Republican Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky won a third term, defeating Charles Booker, the first Black Democratic nominee for the Senate in the Bluegrass State.

Constitutional Amendments

There are also constitutional amendments on the ballot in Missouri, Kentucky and Illinois.

Missouri voters approved Amendment 3, which will legalize recreational marijuana in the Show Me State.

In Kentucky, Amendment 2 would make clear the state’s constitution does not protect abortion.

And Amendment 1 in Illinois would enshrine workers’ rights to collective bargaining into the Illinois Constitution.