Polls closed at 8 p.m. Central.  Will be updating through the night with the most recent news at the top.   Updates or tips in the comments would be appreciated.  Democrats need to take three races to take control of the Senate (there are two recalls against Democrats next week).

Here is a guide to districts and candidates (I’ll try to keep up with the percentages, on this chart, let’s see if it works):

Via WisPolitics Election Blog (updates in Central Time):

Last updated at 12:48 a.m. Central

2nd Senate District100% reporting
60% – Sen. Robert Cowles, R-Allouez (Incumbent) – x
40% – Nancy Nusbaum, D-De Pere

8th Senate District99% reporting
54% – Sen. Alberta Darling, R-River Hills (Inc.) – x
46% – Rep. Sandy Pasch, D-Whitefish Bay

10th Senate District100% reporting
58% – Sen. Sheila Harsdorf, R-River Falls (Inc.) – x
42% – Shelly Moore, D-River Falls

14th Senate District100% reporting
52% – Sen. Luther Olsen, R-Ripon (Inc.) – x
48% – Rep. Fred Clark, D-Baraboo

18th Senate District100% reporting
49% – Sen. Randy Hopper, R-Fond du Lac (Inc.)
51% – Jessica King, D-Oshkosh – x

32nd Senate District100% reporting
45% – Sen. Dan Kapanke, R-La Crosse (Inc.)
55% – Rep. Jennifer Shilling, D-La Crosse – x

Updates (Eastern Time):

9:45:  Not getting my hopes up, but … Republicans leading in 5 of 6, but it is early.
10:00:  Not getting my hopes up, but … on Twitter the other side is getting glum
10:15:  AP calls District 2 for Republican
10:24: AP calls District 10 for Republican
10:42: WisPolitics calls District 14 for Republican // 10:49, but then removed designation, Dem’s hometown still hasn’t reported.
10:58: Darling losing but per Charlie Sykes key districts (Waukesha) not yet reported.
11:03:  AP calls District 14 for Republican
11:10:  AP calls District 32 for Democrat (this was expected)
11:42:  AP calls District 18 for Democrat.
12:09 Per Charlie Sykes, Darling pulls ahead with Waukesha vote (not yet in totals above)
12:20: Darling now in the lead, but I’m not breaking out the Victory Dance until it’s been declared.
12:41:  News 3 calls the race for Darling. that’s it, time to break out the Victory Dance:


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