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Here are the eco-important races we’ve been following, with the winners checked off.

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Barack Obama (D)

John McCain (R)

Ralph Nader (Independent)

Bob Barr (Liberation)

Cynthia McKinney (Green)
Read about Obama’s acceptance speech & enviro reaction.
Compare Obama to the candidates he beat.

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Senate | House | Governors | Ballot Initiatives

As a point of reference for readers, we’ve indicated which candidates are endorsed or opposed by the League of Conservation Voters and the Sierra Club, but Grist does not itself endorse or oppose candidates.

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Alaska

Mark Begich (D)

Ted Stevens (R), incumbent, opposed by LCV
Backgrounder
News on Stevens’ corruption conviction
Stevens officially loses reelection bid

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Colorado

Bob Schaffer (R), opposed by LCV

Mark Udall (D), endorsed by LCV & Sierra Club
Backgrounder & interview with Udall

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Georgia

Jim Martin (D), endorsed by LCV & Sierra Club

Saxby Chambliss (R)
Backgrounder

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Kansas

Pat Roberts (R), incumbent

Jim Slattery (D)
Interview with Slattery

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Kentucky

Bruce Lunsford (D)

Mitch McConnell (R), incumbent, opposed by LCV
Backgrounder

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Louisiana

John Kennedy (R)

Mary Landrieu (D), incumbent, opposed by LCV
Backgrounder

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Maine

Tom Allen (D)

Susan Collins (R), incumbent, endorsed by LCV
Backgrounder & interview with Allen

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Minnesota

Norm Coleman (R), incumbent

Al Franken, endorsed by LCV
Backgrounder & interview with Franken

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Nebraska

Mike Johanns (R)

Scott Kleeb (D), endorsed by Sierra Club
Interview with Kleeb

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New Hampshire

Jeanne Shaheen (D), endorsed by LCV & Sierra Club

John Sununu (R), incumbent
Backgrounder & interview with Shaheen

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New Mexico

Steve Pearce (R), opposed by LCV

Tom Udall (D), endorsed by LCV & Sierra Club
Backgrounder

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North Carolina

Elizabeth Dole (R), incumbent, opposed by LCV

Kay Hagan (D), endorsed by LCV & Sierra Club
Backgrounder

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Oklahoma

James Inhofe (R), incumbent, opposed by LCV

Andrew Rice (D), endorsed by LCV & Sierra Club
Interview with Rice

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Oregon

Jeff Merkley (D), endorsed by LCV & Sierra Club

Gordon Smith (R), incumbent
Interview with Merkley

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South Carolina

Bob Conley (D)

Lindsey Graham (R), incumbent
Backgrounder

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Virginia

Jim Gilmore (R)

Mark Warner (D)
Interview with Warner

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