Lt. Gov. Jeff Colyer, left, and Gov. Sam Brownback with his wife Mary at his side, celebrate winning in Tuesday's mid-term election during a GOP Clean Sweep party Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2010 in Topeka.
Sen. Sam Brownback hugs his mother Gina Brownback, Parker, during a GOP Clean Sweep party Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2010 in Topeka. Brownback defeated Tom Holland of Baldwin City in the gubernatorial race.
Sen. Sam Brownback, left, and Sen. Pat Roberts greet Republican supporters during a GOP Clean Sweep party Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2010 in Topeka. Around 8 p.m. Roberts announced to the crowd that Brownback was the new Governor of Kansas.
John Bowes, Topeka, center, joins other Republican supporters cheering during a speech by Sen. Pat Roberts during a GOP Clean Sweep party Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2010 in Topeka.
Insurance commissioner Sandy Praeger speaks during a GOP Clean Sweep party Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2010 in Topeka. Praeger said it'll be the first time she's served with a Republican governor.
Monday was the last day for advance voting at the Douglas County Courthouse.
Rita Lindsey, Lawrence, sits on the stairs while filling our her advance voting ballot Monday at the Douglas County Courthouse. Lindsey said she was voting early so Tuesday she can visit with her brother, who is running for state representative in Missouri.
Eliana Seidner 10, watches the activity at the Union Pacific Depot polling place while waiting for her mother to cast her vote Tuesday morning.
Twitter user @ladysilk displays her "I voted" sticker. In her tweet she says "I voted and honored 3 veterans in my family."
Connie Skinner looks over his ballot at the Union Pacific depot in Lawrence on Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2010. Skinner was the first voter to cast his ballot at the depot on election day.
Ian Campbell looks over his ballot Tuesday morning in the hallway of Hillcrest Elementary School while students pass by in the halls.
All the voting booths were filled at the Union Pacific Depot polling site shortly after the 7 a.m. opening. Windell Scott was the second voter in line at the North Lawrence site on Election Day.
Tanya Lorenzo, Lawrence, submitted a photo of her "I voted in Douglas County" sticker via her Twitter account @tjlorenzo on Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2010.
Voters check in at Central United Methodist Church, 1501 Massachusetts St., on Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2010. As of 2 p.m., the polling station at the church had seen 105 voters.
Aaron Chavers, Lawrence, votes just after 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Central United Methodist Church at 1501 Mass. At the time Chavers cast his ballot, 160 had voted at that precinct so far.
Voters at Drury Place Apartments fill out ballots during late afternoon voting Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2010.
Quail Run sixth-grader Klaire Sarver makes her selections at a Kids Voting location at Langston Hughes Elementary School on Tuesday voting Nov. 2, 2010.
Diannia Affalter casts her vote Nov. 2, 2010 at the American Legion Post 14, 3408 W. Sixth Street.
Volunteers begin the clean-up process after a long day helping residents cast ballots at Free State High School on November 2, 2010.
Voters fill out their ballots just before polls close at Free State High School on November 2, 2010.
Empty poll booths mark the end of election day at Free State High School November 2, 2010.
Kris Kobach, left, visits with a T.V. news reporter during a GOP Clean Sweep party Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2010 in Toepka. Kobach defeated Chris Biggs in the race for Sec. of State.
Lawrence Library director Bruce Flanders, left, gets a victory high-five from his daughter Kelly Flanders Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2010, as the library bond issue vote was winning.
Republican Tim Huelskamp gets a hug from supporter, Joyce Knott, of Plains, Kan., at the watch party in Dodge City, Kan. He is running for the Kansas 1st District Congress Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2010.
Michael Machell, left, Alice Ann Johnston and Don Johnston look at early return numbers on the library vote Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2010 at the Douglas County Courthouse.