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This will soon be over… But first, an OPEN THREAD!

Yeah, you knew this was coming. Now that Election Day is upon y'all, my American friends, here's the place to dump all our stories, reports, projections, speculations, impressions, and rants about the voting.

It's been a wild, wild race. And some may've prayed that it could be over way ago. Still, it's going to be a thrilling, if a bit anxious day for everyone. The long campaign is coming to a climactic ending.

Hillary Clinton sounded confident yesterday as she sought to cut off any path to the coveted 270 electoral votes for opponent Donald Trump. The billionaire, for his part, promised that his supporters would propel him to a surprise victory. Both have crisscrossed the country during one of the most frantic stretches of the campaign, featuring dozens of appearances in a number of separate rallies heading into Election Day.

Polls have been rolling in by the hour, the majority showing Mrs Clinton with the edge nationally. The picture may look a bit different as far as the Senate and House are concerned, though.

And let's not forget that there are tens of local referenda on various issues, from gun control to minimum wages to legalising pot – plus the gubernatorial races. But the biggest of them all is the presidential election, which could be viewed as a referendum on hate and division in some sense.

But, without further ado, let's go to all the coverage, yo!

First off, the Full Timetable of the election can be seen here.

Just for some initial taste: US election polls and odds tracker (The Telegraph)

Places to follow the election results live:

Politico — http://www.politico.com/2016-election/results/map/president
HuffPo — http://elections.huffingtonpost.com/pollster
CNN — http://edition.cnn.com/2016/11/07/politics/live-election-results-coverage/
FOX — http://www.foxnews.com/politics/elections/2016/events/elections-2016-live-blog
CNBC — http://www.cnbc.com/elections/
BBC — http://www.bbc.com/news/election/us2016
RT — https://www.rt.com/uselections/
Al Jazeera — http://live.aljazeera.com/Event/US_Election_2016

Throughout the day, YouTube and Twitter are possibly the best sources for continuing coverage throughout the day. On Youtube, you’ll find everything from sources like MTV and PBS to online-only outlets like The Young Turks.

Additional Youtube coverage here:

Bloomberg — https://www.youtube.com/bloombergpolitics
Complex — https://www.youtube.com/user/Complexmagazine
Telemundo — https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCRwA1NUcUnwsly35ikGhp0A
NBC — https://www.youtube.com/nbcnews

Or perhaps Facebook Live is more your speed:

ABC News — https://www.facebook.com/ABCNews/
CNN — https://www.facebook.com/cnn
Daily Caller — https://www.facebook.com/DailyCaller/
The New York Times — https://www.facebook.com/nytimes
NowThis — https://www.facebook.com/NowThisNews
PBS NewsHour — https://www.facebook.com/newshour/
Univision — https://www.facebook.com/univision/
Vox — https://www.facebook.com/Vox
AJ+ — https://www.facebook.com/ajplusenglish/
The Washington Post — https://www.facebook.com/washingtonpost/

For the Twitter faithful, BuzzFeed has you covered. Starting at 6pm ET on Election Day, BuzzFeed News will be streaming live on Twitter to bring you all the up-to-date election news.


After polls close, Google promises to immediately post results for all 50 states and in 30 different languages. Throughout the day, it's a great resource to see up-to-date exit polling data, predictions, and trends for each election – Presidential, Senatorial, Congressional, and Gubernatorial.

Google has also promised to keep us updated with the latest state ballot referendum. Good news if you live in one of the 9 states voting on updating their marijuana laws 😉

Charts and graphical mastery

Maybe you’re more of an "I'll just take the occasional peek at work" kinda guy. No worries, there are some really great data visualisations for everything you need to know regarding the election.

FiveThirtyEight — https://fivethirtyeight.com/
Politico — http://www.politico.com/2016-election/results/map/president
Zoic Labs — https://live.zoiclabs.com/
The Guardian — https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2016/nov/03/live-presidential-election-night-results-mobile
270 to Win — http://www.270towin.com/2016-election-forecast-predictions/
Real Clear Politics — http://www.realclearpolitics.com/epolls/2016/president/2016_elections_electoral_college_map.html

There are sure to be more, so keep your eyes peeled. I'll be updating this post sporadically with some of the better options that come up.

Source: Talk politics.

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