Tuesday's election could decide a lot more than who sits in the US Senate—it could set the tone for the future of the state.
Votes are still being counted two weeks later, but there are some things we know for sure.
As usual, US elections were beset by issues ranging from voter disenfranchisement to badly drawn districts. But Election Day itself was far from a disaster.
Their only path to retake the upper chamber of Congress is to turn some deep-red states blue.
His strong showing in the Senate contest against Ted Cruz has Texas Democrats hopeful for the first time in a long time.
Washington's 1631 ballot initiative would have introduced a revolutionary carbon tax, but thanks to fierce opposition it went down in flames.
A million or more new voters could be eligible for 2020 thanks to a ballot initiative reversing Jim Crow-era policy.
Democrats ended up with mixed results on Tuesday night, but it's clear that economic populism remains popular.
There was good news for Democrats on Tuesday night, but they are still on the outside looking in.