Brown, who has openly discussed her bisexuality, was the incumbent in her race, although she was not seeking reelection. She stepped in last year when the sitting governor resigned.
To win, Hillary Clinton needs to keep states carried by President Obama. But early results show Trump is over-performing in the industrial north.
Investors who had been showing fear in recent weeks at the prospect of a Donald Trump presidency drove down equities, currencies and Treasurys as early election returns came in.
Out of anxiety, despair or celebration — or some combination of the three — there's no shortage of alcohol flowing. Here are a few drinking games and cocktail recipes making the rounds.
Results are coming in from some of the first battleground states where polls have closed. Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are both holding election night parties in New York City.
NPR's Audie Cornish talks to Sen. Roger Wicker, a Republican representing Mississippi, about the presidential election.
NPR's Robert Siegel talks to Sen. Claire McCaskill, a Democrat representing Missouri, about the presidential election.
Eight years ago, the future of race relations in America looked, well, hopeful. Today, it's a different picture. Where are we headed from here?
The key states of Ohio and North Carolina are closing their polls in the 2016 presidential election. West Virginia has been called for Donald Trump.
NPR's Robert Siegel talks to Dr. Ben Carson, who ran in the Republican presidential primary and is now a supporter of Donald Trump.
NPR's Audie Cornish talks to Sen. Cory Booker, a Democrat from New Jersey, about the presidential election.
Polls are closing in Virginia, Indiana, Georgia, Vermont, Kentucky and South Carolina. Georgia is a reliably Republican state that could be close this year.
Donald Trump has come far closer to the presidency than anyone expected when he launched his campaign 17 months ago. Through many ups and downs, he's been fueled by a solid, loyal core of support.
Despite fears of issues at the polls, voting around much of the country has gone fairly smoothly so far. There have been some scattered reports of problems, like voting machine malfunctions.
Clinton weathered a difficult primary and controversy over her emails. But in the end, she ran a race focused on less-than-bold policy prescriptions in a year that could have been a change election.
NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with Robin deJarnette, a poll worker in Culpeper County, Va., who has over a decade of experience. She's at a precinct located at St. Luke's Lutheran Church. She talks about what's happening there and what the lines are like, how this compares to past years, and whether voters seem excited or agitated.
Yes this year is historic, but how is the 2016 election year different? Voters from around the country weigh in.
Presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump appeared at their polling places in New York to cast their votes on Election Day.
Donald Trump was largely laughed off when he entered the presidential race last year. But his candidacy unleashed a force in American politics that could have major consequences whether or not he wins Tuesday night.
Hillary Clinton's second run for the White House has gone a lot further than her first. On Tuesday night, she could become the first woman elected president.