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Ways of Counting Up Tuesday’s Election Results

Seats held by Blue Dog Democrats that flipped Republican:
22

Full terms to which Rep. John Dingell (D-Mich.) has been elected:
  27

Newly elected Senators who are former House Members:
  6

Former House Members expected to serve in the Senate during the 112th Congress:
  49

Sets of siblings serving in the 111th Congress:
  4

Sets of siblings who will serve in the 112th Congress:
  2

Consecutive losses by Illinois Democrat Dan Seals for the House of Representatives:
  3

Price of a large pepperoni pizza at Saint Giuseppe’s Pizza in Moline, Ill., which is owned by Rep.-elect Bobby Schilling (R):
  $17.50

Murphys in the 111th Congress:
  4

Murphys in the 112th Congress:
  2

Percentage of the vote won by Democrat Alvin Greene, the unemployed South Carolinian who campaigned for Senate while facing a felony obscenity charge:
  28

Highest percentage of votes received by any Senate candidate in a contested race:
  76.2 percent by Sen.-elect John Hoeven (R-N.D.)

Last year in which a Republican won a North Dakota Senate seat:
  1980

States in which incumbent Senators won 70 percent or more of the vote:
  6

Most votes cast for a Senate candidate:
  3.8 million for Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.)

Age of Rep.-elect Jaime Herrera (R-Wash.), the youngest woman elected to Congress since 1992 (when now-Sen. Blanche Lincoln was elected to represent Arkansas’ 1st district at age 32):
  32

Black Republicans elected Tuesday:
  2

Last year in which a black Republican served in Congress:
  2003, when former Rep. J.C. Watts (Okla.) retired

Republican Senate candidates endorsed by former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin:
  10

Palin-endorsed Senate candidates who won Tuesday:
  6 (if Joe Miller wins in Alaska)

Democratic committee chairmen who lost Tuesday:
  3

Combined years that those chairmen served in Congress:
  98

Percentage of the Democratic class elected to the House in 2008 who were defeated Tuesday:
  55 percent

Women in the 111th Congress:
  96

Women expected to serve in the 112th Congress:
  85 (87 if Sen. Lisa Murkowski wins as a write-in in Alaska and Melissa Bean takes Illinois’ 8th district)

Female Senate candidates defeated Tuesday:
9 (if Murkowski wins)

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