Let’s make following the midterm elections easy.
There are over 500 major races coming up on Tuesday, so it’s easy to feel overwhelmed and check out. But there’s a wealth of good ways to understand it all too.
We’ve put together a collection of the best news sources to watch while the votes are coming in and getting counted. There are a whole lot of voices talking about there, here’s who to listen to:
- The New York Times traditionally transforms its front page into a rich tapestry of news, data, maps, and results, making it a go-to destination for anyone interested in the elections.
- The Washington Post will take over its own front page with maps, graphics, and stories from races around the country.
- @DotPolitics will be live tweeting the election all day. You can also follow all the Daily Dot journalists covering the races.
- Twitter‘s election dashboard is all about data visualization for the biggest races. Read more about it here.
- The Associated Press has dozens of journalists to follow on Twitter who will be on the ground around the country.
- The New York Times Upshot, its data blog, will be crunching the numbers all day Tuesday.
- ABC News will have a livestream on its site, mobile app, and Apple TV.
- CBS News is pushing out a livestream on its site plus interactive maps, data, results, and original reporting.
- CNN will feature a livestream starting at 8pm ET. They’ll also have animated videos, data tools, and elections games.
- Fox News is joining the livestream party on its site on Tuesday evening, including a Fox News Latino broadcast.
- NPR.org has dedicated election coverage from 8pm to 1am ET. They’re also doing a ton of politics on their Tumblr and planning an “expanded version [of NPR’s coverage] built for television and optimized for Google Chromecast.”
- The ABC News app has alert options for all 507 elections they’re covering, so you know exactly when races that you’re interested in are called.
- The Associated Press mobile app collects info from over 5,000 reporters covering the election to send photos, videos, and final calls your way.