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Election Night

71.5 Million Americans Tune In For Election Coverage: MediaBytes with Shelly Palmer November 6, 2008

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Shelly Palmer

Analysts estimate that nearly 71.5 million viewers tuned in to watch election coverage Tuesday night. ABC bested NBC as the most watched broadcast net...

Bringing the Stories Together

Michael Roth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Roth

In the euphoria the Election night victory, I watched our Wesleyan students celebrating the victory of a man whom they had embraced and in whom they had invested their hopes.

Hot Flashes From the End of the Trail

Alison Teal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alison Teal

I told Clark how much I admired him and his campaign and with tears streaming down his face, he said, "That was just a lucky moment in time for me. This, this is history."

Notes from a Dad of Children Like Barack

Roderick Spencer | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Roderick Spencer

The proof of my children's lack of anxiety over their racial identity, is the amused, slightly puzzled way they watched their parents bawling our eyes out in front of Barack Obama's victory speech last night.

Oh What a Beautiful Day

Marlene H. Phillips | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Marlene H. Phillips

Tucson Arizona was one big party last night. Most of the election night action centered around the University of Arizona campus. Democrats held their...

Better Angels of Our Nature

Terry Tillman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Terry Tillman

We had friends from England, Germany and the USA at our house watching the returns last night, and all were celebrating.

Palm Beach Ballot Confusion (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The center of voting controversy in 2000, Palm Beach, Florida is back in the news with their 2008 confusing ballot. As Kerry Sanders demonstrated on M...

House Races: Democrats Looking For Bigger Majority

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Democrats sought to pad their House majority at the polls Tuesday in heavy early congressional balloting. Long lines formed as polls opened before da...

Election Results: States To Watch

NY Times/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Pundits and pollsters may be trying to take all the fun out of Election Day. So many have predicted a lopsided victory for Senator Barack Obama over S...

Election Night, With One Thing Missing

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

It wasn't long ago where the election-night tool of choice was a simple whiteboard, emblazoned with the words, "Florida! Florida! Florida!"

Election Results: CNN's Election Night Widget

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Follow tonight's presidential results with CNN's election map. It's gray now, but once the polls close it will be colorful. See More Election Night...

Chicago Election Parties (SLIDESHOW)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago


Election Results: CBS's Election Night Widget

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Follow tonight's election results with CBS's election map and electoral vote counter. Make sure to check back often for updates. See More Election ...

Natalie Portman Works Phones For Obama

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Natalie Portman volunteered for the Obama campaign through the end. She spent her Tuesday, election day making calls at a phone bank in New York on be...

Cool, Calm and Collected at Grand Rapids Polling Station

Dan Treul | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dan Treul

With McCain's surprise withdrawal from the state on Oct. 2, and Obama enjoying a major advantage in the latest polling, Michigan's 17 electoral votes ...

Election Results: Google's Election Night Widget

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Google has a great map for election night that allows users to see the presidential race results AS WELL AS the House and Senate races. Check it out b...

NBC Opens With Tim Russert Mention (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NBC opened its election night coverage at 7 pm with a special mention of their late colleague Tim Russert. Brian Williams, sitting alongside Tom Broka...

Election Results: MSNBC's Election Night Widget

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Follow tonight's results with MSNBC"s election map. Check back often as more states turn either blue or red. In the meantime, keep an eye on the count...

Obama: "We Have A Lot Of Work To Do" (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Via the Jed Report, Barack Obama's campaign sends out a Get Out The Vote video reminding supporters that there's still work to do:...

Election Night

Beth Broderick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Beth Broderick

I kneel before you America To ask for your hand You have taught me to pray For X-ray vision and for all our souls Months now waking in the dark Fear...

A Preamble to Election Night

Norman Lear | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Norman Lear

66% of those voters who have been calling themselves "Undecided" will admit to fraudulently claiming their independence and confess that they were simply enjoying their 15 minutes.

5 Games To Ease Election Night Tension | Dayna Davis | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Ever since I was a little girl, when election day rolled around every fourth year, I would bring home a United States map and color each state either ...

Virginia=Win; North Carolina=Landslide

Cenk Uygur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cenk Uygur

Unless something gargantuanly unexpected happens, if they call Virginia for Obama, you will know at that moment that he is the next President of the United States.

The 35,000,000 Visitor Question This November 4th

James Boyce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
James Boyce

When the votes are counted next Tuesday, this site and many others like it, deserve a share of the applause and a mention in everyone's victory speech.

Friday Talking Points [53] -- Why McCain Is Losing, And Why Democrats Shouldn't Say So

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

John McCain is losing the race for the White House. Now, this doesn't mean he has already lost it -- we've still got to go vote, after all. I'll cov...