Election results begin to roll in

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The polls in Indiana closed at 6 p.m. Tuesday, and some races are beginning to be called. Below are the most recent election updates.

9:25 p.m.
Republican Cyndi Carrasco has conceded defeat in her bid to unseat Marion County Prosecutor Ryan Mears.

“We knew this was an uphill climb,” she said in a statement. “The odds were stacked against us running as a Republican in a blue county, but the stakes were too high not to try.”

With about 75% of the Marion County vote counted, Mears was leading with nearly 59%.

9:09 p.m.
Republican Rudy Yakym wins election to the U.S. House in Indiana’s 2nd Congressional District. He was selected by state Republicans to run for Congress after the death of Rep. Jackie Walorski, who was campaigning for reelection.

9:08 p.m.
Republican Rudy Yakym wins special election to the U.S. House in Indiana’s 2nd Congressional District. He will complete the term of the late Walorski, who died in August.

9:01 p.m.
Republican Jim Baird wins reelection to the U.S. House in Indiana’s 4th Congressional District.

8:45 p.m.
Republican Greg Pence wins reelection to the U.S. House in Indiana’s 6th Congressional District.

8:42 p.m.
Democrat Andre Carson wins reelection to the U.S. House in Indiana’s 7th Congressional District.

8:40 p.m.
Republican Victoria Spartz wins reelection to the U.S. House in Indiana’s 5th Congressional District.

8:29 p.m.
With about one-quarter of the votes counted statewide, Republican Diego Morales is leading Democrat Destiny Wells in a race to be Indiana’s next secretary of state.

Morales had 56% of the vote that’s been counted, compared with Wells’ 39%, according to CNN results.

Democrats had hoped the race might be close, given problems that have plagued Morales’ candidacy. He has been accused of sexual misconduct, which he has denied, and was previously fired from the office he’s seeking.

8:24 p.m.
In Hamilton County, Republican Greg Garrison is leading in the race for prosecutor.

Garrison has 56.7% of the vote in his race against Democrat Jessica Paxson with 122 of 217 precincts as well as early votes reporting.

Garrison holds a lead with 49,582 votes to Paxson’s 37,915.

Garrison defeated three-term incumbent D. Lee Buckingham in the May 3 primary election.

8:05 p.m.
Republican U.S. Sen. Todd Young has won a second term representing Indiana, easily defeating his Democratic challenger Thomas McDermott, according to projections from several national news outlets.

7:55 p.m.
Republican Jim Banks wins reelection to the U.S. House in Indiana’s 3rd Congressional District.

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