I am settling in and starting to knit. The 538 election monitor just gave people heart palpitations, but as of this instant seems to be back to 5 out of 9 that Dems will take the House. Someone on Twitter commented that the way that indicator is fluctuating means it’s not a very good indicator. Which I tend to agree with.
Meanwhile, some good things are happening.
Kim Davis appears to have lost. The clerk in Rowan County, Ky., became a folk hero to social conservatives after refusing to issue same-sex marriage licenses. She trails Democrat Elwood Caudill by 54 to 46 percent, with 89 percent of precincts reporting
— GOVERNING (@GOVERNING) November 7, 2018
— BuzzFeed News (@BuzzFeedNews) November 7, 2018
Ayanna Pressley just made history as the first black woman elected to Congress from Massachusetts.
— Alexi McCammond (@alexi) November 7, 2018
KEY RACE ALERT: NO UPDATES YET BUT HI
— Alexandra Petri (@petridishes) November 7, 2018
Remember whatever happens tonight, the ocean is still slowly swallowing Florida.
— Monica Potts (@MonicaBPotts) November 7, 2018
I’m looking forward to the results of some of the New Mexico races, but the polls haven’t closed yet. They will at the hour.