2022 midterms live updates: Latest election news from AP

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In state capital's early calls show Republicans losing two governorships in traditionally democratic states I'm Ben Thomas with some results Democratic candidates have won in Maryland and Massachusetts both beating Trump backed opponents Massachusetts voters have chosen Mara healey over former state representative Jeff deal to replace Republican governor Charlie baker who opted against seeking a third term Healey will become the state's first woman and first openly gay governor In Maryland Wes Moore replaces Republican governor Larry Hogan whose term limited He becomes the state's first black governor He beat Republican state legislator Dan Cox Democrats outnumber Republicans two to one in Maryland Another newcomer to the governor's mansion Republican Sarah Sanders the former White House press secretary elected in Arkansas 6 other gubernatorial results went to the incumbents Republican Ron DeSantis fending off a challenge from former governor Charlie Crist in Florida Republicans in Alabama Bill Lee and Tennessee Henry McMaster and South Carolina and Chris sununu in New Hampshire and Democrat JB pritzker be elected in Illinois I'm Ben Thomas

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