Wednesday, November 07, 2012
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Sports figures who ran for election Tuesday

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[November 07, 2012]  (AP) -- 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.


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.

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Candidates with family ties in sports


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


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.


Phil Hansen, NFL, Minnesota, R, Legislature.

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

[Associated Press]

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