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Major Races Still Undecided Days After Midterms

Florida is the only state to have started recounting votes, and other states are still working toward their final counts.

Major Races Still Undecided Days After Midterms
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It's been almost a week since voters headed to the polls for the midterm elections, but several high-profile races have yet to be decided. 

Arizona's Senate race has yet to be called as officials work towards finalizing their vote counts. Democratic candidate Kyrsten Sinema held a slight lead over Republican Martha McSally on Sunday with more than 250,000 votes still to be counted, according to the Arizona Republic.

Florida is the only state so far to have started the process of recounting votes with a machine recount in its Senate and gubernatorial races. In that state's Senate contest, Republican Gov. Rick Scott's lead over incumbent Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson was less than 0.25 percent in the initial count. 

And in Georgia's gubernatorial race, fewer than 60,000 votes separated Republican candidate Brian Kemp and Democrat Stacey Abrams. Kemp is in the lead and has called on Abrams to concede, but Abrams has refused. If Abrams chips away enough of Kemp's lead, the state could see a runoff vote

Preliminary reports on voter participation suggest turnout in the midterms easily trounced 2014 and is on course to be the highest in more than 100 years. 

Additional reporting by Newsy affiliate CNN