Sen. Kelly Ayotte just conceded to Gov. Maggie Hassan in New Hampshire, in an extremely tight race that saw each candidate winning 48 percent of the vote. Republicans will continue to hold the majority in the Senate with 52 seats.
Ayotte concedes to Hassan in #NHSEN: "It has been a tremendous privilege to serve New Hampshire in the Senate."
— Ali Rogin (@AliABCNews) November 9, 2016
Did we mention the race was extremely tight?
For those still counting, AP has Democrat Maggie Hassan leading GOP Sen. Kelly Ayotte by less than 900 votes in New Hampshire this am.
— Kristina L. Peterson (@kristinapet) November 9, 2016
— Paul Steinhauser (@steinhauserNH1) November 9, 2016
Wow. Maggie Hassan beat Kelly Ayotte by less than 1,000 votes pic.twitter.com/3j299NN4NN
— Joe Perticone (@JoePerticone) November 9, 2016
Ayotte concedes #nhsen; Rs looking at a 52-48 majority
— Manu Raju (@mkraju) November 9, 2016
Inbox: Kelly Ayotte Concedes New Hampshire Senate Race pic.twitter.com/gw2mJjTMVk
— Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) November 9, 2016
— WMUR TV (@WMUR9) November 9, 2016
Ayotte concedes. Republicans will have 52 Senate seats. pic.twitter.com/PXzOxjG9Cz
— Josh Kraushaar (@HotlineJosh) November 9, 2016
— Ted Smith (@TedSmit79515265) November 9, 2016
Tough race between two first-rate pols. https://t.co/hirxlIVc1x
— Phil Kerpen (@kerpen) November 9, 2016
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'Cleanup in aisle 9': Sen. Kelly Ayotte flip-flops on Trump-role model question https://t.co/l0gq46aUP3
— Twitchy Team (@TwitchyTeam) October 4, 2016