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The lineup for sports on election night

Wednesday - 11/7/2012, 2:12pm  ET

By The Associated Press

(AP) - Sports figures who ran for election Tuesday:

Winners:

Jim Renacci, Arena Football League owner, Ohio, R, U.S. House.

Jon Runyan, NFL, New Jersey, R, U.S. House.

Fred Smith, Harlem Globetrotter, Arkansas, Green, Legislature.

Jim Tedisco, college basketball, New York, R, Legislature.

Losers:

Clint Didier, NFL, Washington State, R, public lands commissioner.

Al Lawson, college basketball, Florida, D, U.S. House.

Linda McMahon, pro wrestling, Connecticut, R, U.S. Senate.

Danny Tarkanian, college basketball, Nevada, R, U.S. House.

Jimmy Farris, NFL, Idaho, D, U.S. House.

Phil Hansen, NFL, Minnesota, R, Legislature.

Sports figures with family ties:

Winner:

Tom Rooney, NFL, Florida, R, U.S. House.

Losers:

George Allen, NFL, Virginia, R, U.S. Senate.

Ben Chandler, baseball, Kentucky, D, U.S. House.

Connie Mack IV, baseball, Florida, R, U.S. Senate.


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