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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – The November 6th election will determine the holders of offices large and small.  Everything from the president of the United States to city administrators will be decided. FOX 2 is covering the election for Missouri and Illinois.

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These are the races our reporters are covering.  Check for updates on this LIVE blog from their tweets on location at the campaign watch parties. 

Joe Millitzer November 6, 201211:58 pm

Congressman Jerry Costello about to step down after 24yrs. His guy Enyart wins big

Joe Millitzer November 6, 201211:56 pm

Romney concedes to Obama via phone call according to the AP

Joe Millitzer November 6, 201211:50 pm

Interesting combination.

Joe Millitzer November 6, 201211:47 pm

Romney to speak in 10 mins.

Joe Millitzer November 6, 201211:42 pm

No word yet on potus speech time but if you see the big red curtain go up, we’ll be getting close…so I hear. via Paul Schankman on twitter.

Joe Millitzer November 6, 201211:41 pm

AP Projects that Obama takes Virginia

Joe Millitzer November 6, 201211:38 pm

Missouri: Prohibits establishment of health insurance exchange without legislative approval. – 3159 of 3378 precincts reporting – 94 percent

Joe Millitzer November 6, 201211:27 pm

President Obama will win the battleground state of Colorado and its 9 electoral votes on his way to re-election, CNN projects. He will also take Nevada, New Mexico and Oregon, while Mitt Romney will win Missouri, CNN projects.

Joe Millitzer November 6, 201211:00 pm

McCaskill gives special tribute to her mom during victory speech–“Mom this one’s for you.” Her mother passed away last week .via Chris Regnier on twitter.

Jill Hampton November 6, 201210:56 pm

FOX News calls Nevada for Obama

Joe Millitzer November 6, 201210:38 pm

Jason Plummer telling supporters he is going to stay at the hotel to count numbers but did not give a concession speech. via Shirley Washington on twitter.

Joe Millitzer November 6, 201210:32 pm

Joyous crowd at McCaskill hdq. in Central West End after Senator McCaskill win and President Obama re-election. – via Chris Regnier on twitter.

Joe Millitzer November 6, 201210:22 pm

Barack Obama will be re-elected as president of the United States, CNN projects.

Joe Millitzer November 6, 201210:20 pm

Obama wins presidential race as projected by FOX News.

Joe Millitzer November 6, 201210:20 pm

Obama camp tweets, “Four More Years”.

Joe Millitzer November 6, 201210:18 pm

Animated .Gif: Clair McCaskill declares VICTORY:

Joe Millitzer November 6, 201210:16 pm

FOX projects that Obama wins OHIO.

Joe Millitzer November 6, 201210:14 pm

McCaskill gives victory speech at the Chase Park Plaza in St. Louis.

Lakisha Jackson November 6, 201210:12 pm

President Obama will win the battleground state of Iowa and its 6 electoral votes, CNN projects. #CNNelection

Joe Millitzer November 6, 201210:08 pm

Missouri goes to Romney FOX News projects.

Joe Millitzer November 6, 201210:06 pm

Presidential seal added to podium at Obama HQ in Chicago. via Paul Schankman on twitter.

Joe Millitzer November 6, 201210:05 pm

McCaskill declaring victory right now. – via Jeff Bernthal on twitter.

Joe Millitzer November 6, 201210:03 pm

Mitt Romney will win Idaho FOX News projects

Joe Millitzer November 6, 201210:02 pm

Mitt Romney will win Arizona FOX News Projects #VoteSTL

Joe Millitzer November 6, 201210:01 pm

Washington state is projected to go for Obama by FOX News

Joe Millitzer November 6, 20129:59 pm

North Carolina is projected to go for Romney by FOX News.

Joe Millitzer November 6, 20129:58 pm

Loudest applause so far tonight. Todd Akin saying he lost then the crowd here at Nixon watch party cheered. – via Roche Madden at Nixon HQ.

Joe Millitzer November 6, 20129:54 pm

Election night as seen from Studio-X in Maryland Heights, MO.

Joe Millitzer November 6, 20129:42 pm

It’s a numbers game. Inputting vote totals for FOX 2 & News 11 tonight. – via Angela Hutti on twitter.

Joe Millitzer November 6, 20129:40 pm

A look from Obama HQ in Chicago. via Paul Schankman on twitter.

Joe Millitzer November 6, 20129:34 pm

St Louis County BOE counting ballots now. via Shawndrea Thomas on twitter.

Joe Millitzer November 6, 20129:32 pm

Kind of embarrassing: consensus of crowd here is that Jaco Report Akin interview swung elex. I just ask the questions. via Charles Jaco on twitter.

Joe Millitzer November 6, 20129:31 pm

Here’s the spread at Enyart party; IL12 “Victory Chili”. Plummer may be doomed.

Joe Millitzer November 6, 20129:30 pm

Democrat Sen. Claire McCaskill will beat Todd Akin to retain her U.S. Senate seat for Missouri, CNN projects.

McCaskill had not been expected to win a second term but Akin came under attack after saying in a local news interview that women have biological ways to avoid pregnancy after a “legitimate rape.”

Joe Millitzer November 6, 20129:15 pm

Sen. McCaskill named winner of Missouri US Senate race by FOX News

Joe Millitzer November 6, 20129:14 pm

Mcaskill supporters celebrating.

Joe Millitzer November 6, 20129:09 pm

Biggest MO winners so far–Romney, McCaskill, Nixon, city control of cops. – via Charles Jaco on twitter.

Joe Millitzer November 6, 20129:06 pm

Democrats will win two key U.S. Senate seats in Indiana and Massachusetts, CNN projects

Joe Millitzer November 6, 20129:05 pm

Mo Dems cheer as POTUS picks up PA

Joe Millitzer November 6, 20129:04 pm

President Obama will win the swing state of New Hampshire Fox News projects.

Joe Millitzer November 6, 20129:03 pm

More cheers here at the Chase Park Plaza as exit poll data from Iowa & Nevada show Obama in the lead. – via Rebecca Roberts on twitter.

Joe Millitzer November 6, 20129:02 pm

Montana and Utah go for Romney – FOX News

Joe Millitzer November 6, 20128:53 pm

The Missouri State Museum is offering a special exhibit on the elections of 1844. The museum is located on the first floor of the state Capitol in Jefferson City. The program, which begins tomorrow, will showcase banners, fliers, political newspapers and campaign songs. JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP)

Joe Millitzer November 6, 20128:53 pm

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Todd Akin has voted in his race against incumbent Democrat Claire McCaskill. Akin stood in line for more than 30 minutes to vote along with his wife and son in Wildwood. McCaskill is scheduled to vote this morning in Kirkwood. ST. LOUIS (AP)

Joe Millitzer November 6, 20128:52 pm

A 21-year-old suburban Chicago woman’s contractions were five minutes apart today when she made a detour to vote before heading to the hospital. Galicia Malone stopped at the polls in Dolton to cast her first ballot in a presidential race. DOLTON, Ill. (AP)

Joe Millitzer November 6, 20128:32 pm

President Obama will win Pennsylvania Fox News projects

Joe Millitzer November 6, 20128:31 pm

President Obama will win the battleground state of Wisconsin and its 10 electoral votes Fox News projects .

Joe Millitzer November 6, 20128:23 pm

Sure sign things are going well with MO elections. Look at this picture from inside the media room at the Secretary of States office! I’m feeling a little left out and lonely right now :( That’s ok with me… nobody needs any more drama here in the Show Me State! Should heat up some as the numbers of precincts reporting increases. – via Chris Higgins

Lakisha Jackson November 6, 20128:15 pm

(CNN) — The Republican Party will retain control of the House of Representatives, CNN projects. The GOP took control of the House in the 2010 midterm elections.

Lakisha Jackson November 6, 20128:08 pm

(AP) _ Republican challenger Mitt Romney has defeated Democratic President Barack Obama in Kansas.

Joe Millitzer November 6, 20128:05 pm

This is Director of Elections Rita Heard Days discussing Board’s surprise on demand for paper ballots. – via Chris Hayes.

Joe Millitzer November 6, 20128:00 pm

Secretary of State office reporting…Nixon 5476 … Spence 5197 with 18 of 3380 precincts reporting. – via Chris Higgins

Joe Millitzer November 6, 20127:59 pm

Crowd starting to pour into Obama HQ in Chicago

Lakisha Jackson November 6, 20127:42 pm

Fox News projects Mitt Romney will win Arkansas and Tennessee, with next polls to close at 9 p.m. ET.

Joe Millitzer November 6, 20127:42 pm

St. Louis County has about 10 polling locations with multiple ballots. Board of Elections reports eliminating possible mix ups by about 10 a.m. – via Chris Hayes on twitter.

Joe Millitzer November 6, 20127:33 pm

Dems like the early turnout indicators. Now it’s waiting and watching. – via Jeff Bernthal on Twitter.

Joe Millitzer November 6, 20127:32 pm

Energy starting to pick up at McCaskill hdq. at Chase Park Plaza as people gather to watch returns. via Chris Regnier.

Joe Millitzer November 6, 20127:23 pm

Sec of State is flowing numbers out now. Smooth going from here so far. – via Chris Higgins

Joe Millitzer November 6, 20127:17 pm

Mitt Romney is projected to win Alabama, Mississippi and Oklahoma. – FOX News

Joe Millitzer November 6, 20127:17 pm

Fox News projects Obama will win Illinois, Delaware, Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Rhode Island and the District of Columbia and their 72 electoral votes

Joe Millitzer November 6, 20127:14 pm

Early exit polling says the economy was the number one issue behind their vote. – via Mandy Murphey

Joe Millitzer November 6, 20127:08 pm

President Obama will win Connecticut, Delaware, the District of Columbia, Illinois, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts and Rhode Island; Mitt Romney will win Oklahoma and South Carolina, CNN projects.

Lakisha Jackson November 6, 20127:07 pm

AP RACE CALL: Obama wins IL, CT, ME, DC, DE, RI, MD, MA; Romney wins OK. #Election2012

Joe Millitzer November 6, 20127:03 pm

Fox News projects Mitt Romney will win South Carolina, with next polls to close at 8 p.m. ET.

Joe Millitzer November 6, 20127:02 pm

Fox News projects Mitt Romney will win Georgia, with next polls to close at 8 p.m. ET.

Joe Millitzer November 6, 20126:41 pm

Press corps enjoying the calm before the storm in Chicago.

Joe Millitzer November 6, 20126:40 pm

Clinton campaigning for Enyart in IL12 race.

Joe Millitzer November 6, 20126:38 pm

CNN projects that Mitt Romney will win West Virginia’s 5 electoral votes, and Indiana’s 11 electoral votes.

In 2008, President Obama lost in West Virginia by more than 13% but won in Indiana by 1%. Polls also closed in the swing states of North Carolina and Ohio.

Joe Millitzer November 6, 20126:37 pm

Fox News projects Mitt Romney will win West Virginia. Ohio and North Carolina are too close to call at close at the polls.

Joe Millitzer November 6, 20126:36 pm

From Elliot Davis: The head of the Missouri Republican Party David Cole just told me he’s confident Romney will carry Missouri and will win the Presidency once all the votes are counted.

The State GOP has had it’s final get out the vote push since October 28.

Volunteers have been kicking on doors manning the phone banks calling known Republican voters to make sure they get to the polls.

One difference here this year is Missouri is not a battle ground states so voters haven’t seen the candidates here. That’s meant not nearly as much staff and money from the Republican National Committee..For the first time in decades the load has fallen on the State GOP Committee to get out the vote for the Republican Presidential Nominee. Right now for those at the Republican Election watch party a feeling of confidence!

Joe Millitzer November 6, 20126:33 pm

Polls closed at 6:30pm (CT) in the North Carolina, Ohio, West Virginia

Joe Millitzer November 6, 20126:09 pm

CNN projects that Mitt Romney will win Kentucky, while President Obama will win Vermont. Kentucky has eight electoral votes and Vermont carries three electoral votes.

Joe Millitzer November 6, 20125:28 pm

Andy Banker ‏@andybankertv – Are IL Dems getting ready for a victory party?

Joe Millitzer November 6, 20125:18 pm

Illinois voters are deciding whether to make it harder to give public workers better retirement benefits. The measure on today’s ballot would amend the state constitution to require a three-fifths majority vote of lawmakers for any improvement of retirement or pension benefits for public employees. SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP)

Joe Millitzer November 6, 20125:18 pm

President Barack Obama has spent Election Day in his hometown of Chicago. He’s been giving a series of TV interviews, visiting campaign workers and shooting some hoops with a group that included former Chicago Bulls star Scottie Pippen. CHICAGO (AP)

Joe Millitzer November 6, 20125:17 pm

Roche Madden LIVE at Nixon HQ

Joe Millitzer November 6, 20125:08 pm

Paul Schankman at Obama HQ in Chicago:

Joe Millitzer November 6, 20125:01 pm

The scene right now at the Dem’s watch party @ the Chase in #STL. Looking fwd to an exciting night! @FOX2now #vote2012

Joe Millitzer November 6, 20124:56 pm

The pageant is where Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon and Attorney General Chris Koster will hold their watch parties. Both men were here late this afternoon for sound checks. – via Roche Madden

Joe Millitzer November 6, 20124:49 pm

Missouri has stripped some content from its website to try to prevent it from crashing as people search election results. A secretary of state spokeswoman says officials wanted to avoid similar website delays experienced during the August 7th primary. JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP)

Joe Millitzer November 6, 20124:49 pm

Democratic Governor Jay Nixon says he’s feels good about his chances of winning re-election. Nixon expressed his confidence by citing an improved unemployment rate and a financially sound government. Both he and his Republican challenger, Dave Spence, voted today with their families. JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP)

Joe Millitzer November 6, 20124:48 pm

85 percent of registered voters in St. Charles County turned out to vote on November 6th. That is according to Rich Christmer of the St. Charles County Election Board. He says that voter turnout has been very good and they have been busy.

Joe Millitzer November 6, 20124:35 pm

Is it just me or does this credential look like a wedding invitation? #votestl@fox2now

Joe Millitzer November 6, 20124:32 pm

Paul Schankman’s images from the Democrats set up in Chicago: