The lineup for sports on election night

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Associated Press

Posted on November 7, 2012 at 2:02 AM

Updated Wednesday, Nov 7 at 3:06 AM

Sports figures who ran for election Tuesday:

Winners:

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

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

Fred Smith, Harlem Globetrotter, Arkansas, Green, 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.

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.

Undecided:

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

Phil Hansen, NFL, Minnesota, R, Legislature.

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

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