Sharron Angle was seen by many as a little too "out there" and didn't even support long term unemployment, despite her state having the largest unemployment rate in the nation.
Harry Reid, however, wasn't expected to win the race going in to it because he's not well loved in his state. He's seen by many as a "rubber stamp" to the President's agenda, although when the Senate reconvenes in January it will be a very different mood, and it won't be as easy for the Senate to go along with the president's agenda without challenging him on issues that aren't popular with the American people.
It will be interesting to see what role Harry Reid will play in the repeal of Healthcare, which is something that many Americans want on the agenda. However, Reid played an integral part of the passage, and he might have to flip flop to keep his constituents happy.
What do you think of the Harry Reid Election results 2010?