How and Where to Follow Today’s Election Results Live: Streaming, Maps, Graphics, Polls

Polls for today’s midterm elections start closing at 6 p.m. EST, but coverage been wall-to-wall for days. There are top races to keep eyes on, as all attention turns to the balance of power in the Senate and House. While that’s taking up most of the news cycle, don’t forget governor races, where Democrats are expected to win big.

Mediaite is going to be covering all the best of politics and media throughout the day, from hot takes on cable news to last minute poll numbers. Here we decided to put together a list of how to follow the race as it unfolds, including interactive maps, polling, live updates, and news streaming.

Streaming analysis:

Cable networks are wheeling out their best hosts, anchors and analysts for special election coverage. You can watch coverage online, via subscription streaming service FuboTV.

FuboTV gives you access to CNN, Fox News, Fox Business Network and BBC World News.

Watch FuboTV here, and a preview of Fox News coverage below:

Maps, Needles and Interactive Graphics:

The dreaded New York Times needle, debuted during the 2016 election, is back in action. The Times also has a great interactive map on the top races of the House elections.

Bloomberg’s maps of the House, Senate and Governor races is also a useful tool.


Real Clear Politics has all of the latest poll numbers for every race taking place across the country. FiveThirtyEight has very intuitive interactive forecasts for the Senate, House and Governor races.

Live blogs: has an hour-by-hour news feed covering what’s going down throughout the night.

The Wall Street Journal also has a live blog covering the election, as does

FiveThirtyEight has live commentary with a focus on the numbers.


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