Courtney appeared briefly to lift the morale of his beleagured supporters, saying that "we have a long way to go," but that he felt confident of victory. The race is now within a few hundred votes.
A lot of people are leaving, however. It's getting late.
I'm getting some information now that says that, absent absentee ballots, Courtney is up by 500. But we'll see.
In other news, Democrats take the House, CNN says.