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McSally lawyers fail to block some ballots (access required)

In a Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014 photo, Martha McSally, Republican candidate for Congressional District 2, enters a ballroom for an election party, in Tucson, Ariz. On Monday, Nov. 10, lawyers for McSally are asking a judge to block the counting of some provisional ballots in her race against Democratic Rep. Ron Barber. Monday's request for a restraining order comes a day after Pima County Recorder F. Ann Rodriguez refused a demand that she stop verifying provisional ballots that lack an election worker's signature. (AP Photo/Arizona Daily Star, Mamta Popat)

A Pima County judge on Monday refused a request from Republican congressional candidate Martha McSally to block the counting of some provisional ballots in her undecided 2nd Congressional District race because they lacked the signature of an election worker.

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Douglas’ win reflects why most Dems lost in 2014 (access required)

Arizona Republican gubernatorial candidate Doug Ducey speaks as democratic candidate Fred DuVal listens, Tuesday, Oct 13, 2014 during a debate for the Arizona Women's Forum in Scottsdale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Matt York)

Outnumbered and out-financed in the land of Barry Goldwater, Democrats often trade with the currency of hope. But even hope quickly collapsed under the weight of mathematical reality on Nov. 4, when Republicans swept statewide races in victory after victory. The success mirrored the party’s triumph at the national level, where the GOP expanded its dominance in the U.S. House and seized control of the U.S. Senate.

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McSally now leading Barber by just 341 votes

Martha McSally and Ron Barber.

Elections officials in Pima County are set to count ballots that could decide whether incumbent Democrat Ron Barber or Republican Martha McSally wins Arizona's 2nd Congressional District seat.Elections officials in Pima County are set to count ballots that could decide whether incumbent Democrat Ron Barber or Republican Martha McSally wins Arizona's 2nd Congressional District seat.

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3 major races remain unsettled in Arizona

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Election workers across Arizona are still tallying ballots as three major races remain unsettled. The races for the 2nd Congressional District, superintendent of public instruction and a statewide ballot measure about federal government overreach remain too close to call.

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