Here’s How TV, Digital News Outlets Are Covering Midterm Elections Day

By A.J. Katz 

The 2018 midterm elections are finally here, which, based on what you’ll find below, is being treated by the television news networks as though it was part-presidential election, part-Super Bowl.

If you’re a TV and/or digital news junkie, there will be more than enough midterms coverage to keep you glued to your televisions or device du jour on Tuesday, and into Wednesday.

Here are each network’s respective coverage plans for the 2018 midterms on Tuesday, Nov. 6.


*We will to continue to update as additional info trickles in. 

First, the broadcast networks:



Chief anchor George Stephanopoulos will lead coverage from ABC News Election Headquarters in New York beginning at 8 p.m. ET.

  • George Stephanopoulos will be joined by ABC News’ political team including World News Tonight anchor David Muir, This Week co-anchor and chief global affairs correspondent Martha Raddatz, chief White House correspondent Jonathan Karl, senior White House correspondent Cecilia Vega, senior congressional correspondent Mary Bruce and World News Tonight Weekend anchor and chief national affairs correspondent Tom Llamas reporting up-to-the-minute results of congressional and gubernatorial elections, the balance of power in the Senate and House of Representatives, and reactions from the White House, politicians, candidates, American citizens and officials from around the world.
  • ABC News prime time coverage will include FiveThirtyEight editor-in-chief Nate Silver offering in depth analysis throughout the night of how the vote is affecting each party’s chances in both chambers of Congress and chief justice correspondent Pierre Thomas covering ballot watch – reporting the latest on security, voting irregularity and potential meddling and fraud.
  • Nightline co-anchor Byron Pitts, senior national correspondent Terry Moran, political analyst Cokie Roberts, special correspondent Matthew Dowd, The View co-hosts and ABC News contributors Meghan McCain and Abby Huntsman, and contributors Chris Christie, Ana Marie Cox, Stephanie Cutter and Alex Castellanos will provide context, reporting and analysis from New York headquarters.
  • ABC News will have reporters positioned in states across the country covering the most crucial elections that may determine the balance of power in Congress.
  • 20/20 co-anchor Amy Robach, Nightline co-anchor Juju Chang, chief national correspondent Matt Gutman, Good Morning America Weekend co-anchors Eva Pilgrim and Whit Johnson, White House correspondent Tara Palmeri, correspondents Paula Faris, Deborah Roberts, Steve Osunsami, David Wright, Linsey Davis and Kayna Whitworth will be interviewing people from across the political spectrum on the issues and ballot initiatives that are most important to them, checking in on polling stations and reporting the latest updates on the candidates.
  • FiveThirtyEight will have the latest news and analysis throughout Election Day, including a live blog of election results as they come in and the latest forecasts of Democratic and Republican chances of winning the House and Senate throughout the night.
  • ABC News Live will offer continuous and commercial free coverage on Election Day starting at 4:30 p.m. ET on Roku, AppleTV, Amazon Fire TV, YouTube, Apple News, Facebook, Twitter and the ABC News site and mobile phone apps. Nightline Co-anchor Dan Harris, Bruce, and senior Washington reporter Devin Dwyer will host.
  • ABC News will also provide comprehensive coverage, analysis and race updates on and Daily newscast “On Location” will feature segments on the midterms before, during and after Election Day — exclusively on Facebook Watch.
  • ABC News Radio will provide live coverage on Election Night from 7 p.m. ET through at least 1 a.m. ET anchored by Correspondent Aaron Katersky from New York with correspondents Karen TraversAlex StoneJim RyanPete Combs and Mark Remillard reporting from various races across the country.
  • Correspondent Lana Zak will monitor the House and Senate races from Washington, correspondent Scott Goldberg will report from the ABC News Decision Desk, and contributor Steve Roberts will provide political analysis.
  • ABC News Radio will also provide one-minute updates on Your Vote 2018 four times an hour, from 5 a.m. ET on November 6 through midnight on Nov. 7.
  • ABC News’ podcast Start Here, hosted by Correspondent Brad Mielke, will provide extensive coverage in the lead up, day of and the days following the 2018 midterm election.
  • ABC NewsOne, the affiliate news service of ABC News, will provide full coverage with correspondents Stephanie Ramos and Kenneth Moton reporting from Capitol Hill, Travers reporting from the White House, correspondents Marci Gonzalez and Maggie Rulli reporting on key races across the country, and political director Rick Klein providing analysis. NewsOne provides news content and services for more than 200 ABC affiliates and international news partners.


Norah O’Donnell, Jeff Glor, Gayle King, John Dickerson, and Bianna Golodryga will lead coverage from 9 – 11 p.m. ET. from New York.

*Update – CBS has expanded their coverage to three hours, and will begin at 8 p.m. ET.

  • CBS News will deliver comprehensive coverage and original reporting on Midterm Election Night, Nov. 6, on the CBS Television Network and CBSN, CBS News’ 24/7 live streaming news service, and all CBS News platforms including CBS Radio and
  • Coverage starts on the CBS Television Network at 8 p.m. with a special prime time update and will continue from 9 p.m. – 11 p.m. ET.
  • CBSN coverage begins at 5 p.m. ET.
  • “The 2018 midterm is shaping up to be one of the most important off-year elections in recent history and we’ll be focused on keeping viewers informed of not only the results, but the motivation behind the votes and how this election will impact Americans’ lives,” said Mary Hager, executive producer of CBS News’ Midterm Election Night 2018 coverage and Face the Nation. “CBS News has the unique ability to offer a full menu of options across our news platforms — whether you follow CBS News on television, radio or on our digital platforms, and streaming network, CBSN, our viewers will have access to up-to-the minute election results and analysis, no matter where they are.”
  • CBS This Morning co-hosts Norah O’Donnell, Gayle King, John Dickerson, Bianna Golodryga, and CBS Evening News anchor Jeff Glor will lead the network’s comprehensive coverage from Campaign 2018 headquarters at Studio 57 at the CBS Broadcast Center in New York.
  • The CBS News Decision Desk will make projections throughout the night.
  • CBS News’ Director of Elections and Surveys Anthony Salvanto will use his extensive experience in analyzing polling data points to make the projections.
  • The CBS News Congressional Desk will be led by chief congressional correspondent Nancy Cordes and political correspondent Ed O’Keefe.
  • CBS This Morning Saturday co-host Anthony Mason will provide analysis of CBS News Exit Polls from across the country.
  • CBS News’ Chief White House Correspondent Major Garrett and White House correspondent Weijia Jiang will also be contributing to the political coverage.
  • CBS News will also have a team of correspondents contributing live reports and original reporting from across the country, based in the states featuring key Senate, House and Gubernatorial races.
  • Coverage on CBSN, CBS News’ 24/7 digital streaming news service, will begin at 5 p.m. ET, led by CBS News correspondent Elaine Quijano.
  • CBSN’s around the clock coverage throughout Election Night will be available for free across all digital platforms and will include a simulcast of some of the Network’s live coverage.
  • Coordinating political coverage both in the run-up to the midterms and for 2020, are CBS News vp and Washington Bureau chief Chris Isham and political director Caitlin Conant.


Lester Holt and Savannah Guthrie lead NBC’s coverage, joined by Chuck Todd.

  • NBC News and MSNBC will broadcast live coverage of the 2018 midterm elections, The Vote: America’s Future, anchored from NBC News world headquarters in New York City on Tuesday, Nov. 6.
  • Rockefeller Center will transform to Democracy Plaza on Election Night as 30 Rock lights up in red, white and blue and programming streams on screens flanking the building.
  • An augmented reality map will display over the skating rink as NBC News calls each race.
  • Coverage will air live from:
    • 9 pm – 11 pm ET
    • 8 pm – 10 p.m. CT
    • 7 pm – 10 p.m. MT
    • 9 pm – 11 p.m. PT
    • The eastern and central time zones will receive additional updates after local news

*Update – NBC expanded their coverage to three hours, and will begin at 8 p.m. ET.

  • On Sunday, Nov. 4, Meet the Press with Chuck Todd originates live from NBC News Election Headquarters in New York with a political panel of NBC News and MSNBC anchors and contributors.
  • Today will provide full coverage with Savannah Guthrie and Hoda Kotb on Election Day and the morning after.
  • NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt broadcasts from NBC News Election Headquarters on Monday, Nov. 5 and Tuesday, Nov. 6.
  • Steve Kornacki will be on set breaking down the details of key races with his now famous “Big Board,” which re-launched with an all-new look using cutting-edge software developed by the NBC News Digital product and technology teams.
  • Stephanie Ruhle will host a pre-show airing across all NBC News digital properties from 7 p.m. ET – 8 p.m. ET, with NBC News coverage simulcasting afterwards and through the night.
  • Katy Tur will report from the field, as well NBC News correspondents Catie Beck, Garrett Haake, Kasie Hunt, Chris Jansing, Steve Patterson, Cal Perry, Morgan Radford, Gadi Schwartz, and Jacob Soboroff as well as NBC News political reporters Shaquille Brewster, Leigh Ann Caldwell, Vaughn Hillyard, Mike Memoli, Heidi Przybyla, and Ali Vitali will report live from key locations across the country, focusing on the candidates and the crucial issues impacted by 2018 midterm results. NBC News senior legal and investigative correspondent Cynthia McFadden will embed with the NBC News VoteWatch team reporting on election security.


Judy Woodruff will anchored PBS NewsHour coverage.

  • PBS NewsHour will present live coverage of the 2018 Midterm Elections on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018 starting at 8 p.m. ET on PBS stations nationwide (check local listings).
  • The special broadcast will be anchored by managing editor Judy Woodruff, with a panel of studio guests to include syndicated columnist Mark Shields, New York Times columnist David Brooks, Cook Political Report national editor Amy Walter, editor and publisher of American Greatness Chris Buskirk, senior adviser Karine Jean-Pierre, and PBS NewsHour Capitol Hill correspondent Lisa Desjardins.
  • Joining NewsHour’s coverage remotely will be PBS NewsHour White House correspondent Yamiche Alcindor at the White House; presidential historian Michael Beschloss; former DHS official Juliette Kayyem; Wilson Center Kennan Institute global fellow Nina Jankowicz; PBS NewsHour Weekend special correspondent Jeff Greenfield; and PBS NewsHour correspondents Amna NawazWilliam BranghamJeffrey Brown, and John Yang in the field and in Washington.
  • The special will also include reporting throughout the night on local and state elections in coordination with local PBS and NPR stations.
  • In addition to its broadcast on PBS stations nationwide, NewsHour’s special will stream on FacebookTwitterYouTube, and Ustream. NewsHour’s 6pm daily broadcast will be updated at 7pm prior to the start of the evening’s special.
  • Coverage will extend online and on social beginning at 8 a.m. on Nov. 6.


Jose Díaz-Balart, Julio Vaqueiro and Felcidad Aveleyra will lead the network’s midterms coverage.

  • Noticias Telemundo announced details of El Voto, Nuestro Futuro Latino, its coverage of the Nov. 6 state and legislative elections.
  • Led by Emmy and Peabody Award winning anchor José Díaz-Balart and presenters Julio Vaqueiro and Felicidad Aveleyra, with the support of correspondents, presenters and analysts across the country, El Voto, Nuestro Futuro Latino will offer special programming leading up to the elections as well as comprehensive Election Day coverage on Tuesday, November 6.
  • The historic coverage effort, featuring expert analysis, voter testimony, exit poll and real time results, opinion studies, social media trends and original digital content, will be produced in collaboration with the Telemundo Station Group and NBC News.
  • “These elections could change our future,” said Díaz-Balart.  “Tuesday’s outcome could shift the country’s political balance and with it, the role of Latinos in the United States. Noticias Telemundo will be there to document the process and analyze the impact of the results on our community.”

El Voto, Nuestro Futuro Latino programming will include:

  • Sunday, Nov.4 at 5:30 p.m./4:30 C: Enfoque Edición Especial, Nuestro Futuro Latino.  Two days before the elections, José Díaz-Balart will tell us what to expect as he joins experts in analyzing the most important races and potential scenarios.
  • Tuesday, Nov. 6: Noticias Telemundo’s coverage will begin at 7 a.m. with Un Nuevo Día and continue throughout the day with constant updates and a prime time special presenting real-time results.
  • Tuesday, Nov. 6: Real-time coverage by the Noticias Telemundo digital team on and its Twitter, Facebook and Instagram pages, including a Viewing Party led by Noticias Telemundo senior correspondent Vanessa Hauc at 11 p.m./10 C.
  • On Election Day, the Telemundo stations also will provide real-time election results on their digital platforms and apps. Local newscasts will feature in-depth political analysis about the balance of power in Congress and among key statewide races, and how political changes may affect local communities. The Telemundo stations local newscasts will also feature reports from the stations’ Washington, D.C. bureau.
  • The stations election day coverage follows months of extensive, in-depth reporting about statewide and local races, ballot issues, Hispanic opinion polling and civic engagement campaigns aimed to inform, empower and engage Spanish-speaking and Hispanic audiences ahead of the 2018 midterm elections.


Jorge Ramos and Ilia Calderón will lead Univision’s election night coverage.

  • Coast-to-coast Election Night live coverage will begin on Noticiero Univision at 6:30 p.m. ET and continue in the 11:30 p.m. ET broadcast (with special editions for the West Coast, with times TBD)
  • At 9:00 p.m. ET (in a special East Coast-only broadcast) and then at 1:00 a.m. ET/PT (coast to coast), Ramos and Calderón will host a special election night program. Titled Noticias Univision Presenta:  El Poder en Juego (Univision News Presents: Power in Play), the special will bring viewers the most complete and detailed last-minute electoral information—from state-by-state projections and real-time results to in-depth commentary on House, Senate, and Governor races, key ballot issues, and topics of special interest to Hispanic viewers.
  • During the course of Election Night coverage, Ramos and Calderón will be joined by Univision News anchors Enrique Acevedo, Felix de Bedout and Patricia Janiot, as well as by political analysts and special guests, among them Democratic analyst Fabian Nuñez, Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Fla.), Carlos Díaz-Rosillo (former Deputy Assistant to president Donald Trump), and Maria Urbina (National Political Director, the Indivisible Project).
  • A team of Univision News correspondents will report live from key states and campaign headquarters across the nation: Janet Rodriguez will be in Washington D.C, Blanca Rosa Vilchez at Sen. Bob Menendez’s New Jersey headquarters, Luis Megid in the battleground state of Arizona, Lourdes del Río at the campaign headquarters for Republican senatorial candidate Maria Elvira Salazar campaign center in Coral Gables, Fla., Pedro Rojas with Senator Ted Cruz (R-Tx.) and Juan Carlos Gonzalez with Cruz’s Democratic challenger, Beto O’Rourke, in El Paso.
  • News bulletins and election updates will air within regular Univision Network programming throughout the day and night.
  • UNews, the English-language newscast that was recently launched on the FUSION TV cable network, will also cover the midterm elections during its November 6 broadcast, as well as provide updates throughout the day on FUSION.
  • Furthermore, as part of Univision News’ alliance with CUNY’s Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism and Florida International University’s Department of Journalism, students will be reporting from university campuses and Hispanic neighborhoods in New York city and Miami
  • Beginning at 8 p.m. ET, an exclusive Election Night special will livestream on, Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter, featuring election-related news stories from around the nation, political analysis, projections and more. Immediately after this digital-only program, those same platforms will livestream Univision Network’s Destino 2018 Election Night broadcast in its entirety. Additionally, Univision News will feature exclusive, original content in all its digital platforms during Nov. 6, also accessible through the tag Elecciones EEUU 2018:




Katty Kay and Christian Fraser will present a special election results show from Washington.

  • BBC News will be providing wide-ranging coverage of the 2018 Congressional midterm elections across television, radio and online, with more than a dozen correspondents reporting in three languages from ten states and territories. Coverage will be anchored from Washington, where Katty Kay and Christian Fraser will present a special results show.
  • BBC World News, the BBC’s global 24-hour news channel, will have correspondents speaking with voters and candidates and monitoring results in states with key races: Arizona, California, Florida, New Jersey, Minnesota, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Virginia. Several presenters will also be working out of the BBC’s Washington, D.C. bureau on election night, including BBC North America Editor Jon Sopel, who will also be co-presenting Today, the BBC’s flagship morning radio news programme, available in the UK and around the world on the BBC iPlayer.
  • “There’s a huge global interest in this year’s midterms elections,” said BBC Americas Bureau Chief Paul Danahar. “With many US networks staking out a firm position for or against the White House, we’ve seen people increasingly turn to the BBC, both in America and around the globe, to get an independent take on what has proven to be the most controversial presidency for generations, with the impact of his policies being felt far beyond America’s shores.”


David Westin will lead Bloomberg’s coverage.

  • Westin will anchor coverage alongside White House correspondents Shannon Pettypiece and Toluse Olorunnipa airing on Bloomberg Television and Radio.
  • Chief Washington correspondent Kevin Cirilli will provide real-time results and analysis and the network will have reporters across the country reporting from key races.
  • Bloomberg’s U.S. Newsdesk leader Joe Weisenthal will be joined by market watchers including Bloomberg’s John Authers to provide key insight.
  • For a global perspective, Bloomberg editor-in-chief John Micklethwait will join from Bloomberg’s New Economy Forum in Singapore with reaction from global business leaders.


  • CNBC Digital will offer comprehensive coverage from its Politics team all day Tuesday and Wednesday, covering the House and Senate as well as gubernatorial races.
  • The site will also offer stories on how changes to the House and/or Senate leadership will impact the markets and various industries.
  • CNBC TV will cover the midterms during Business Day on Tuesday and will begin coverage on Wednesday with a special edition of Squawk Box starting at 5 a.m. ET.


Wolf Blitzer, Jake Tapper and Anderson Cooper will lead the network’s coverage from its Washington bureau, beginning at 5 p.m. ET.

  • On Election night, CNN will provide viewers with comprehensive coverage and real-time results of the midterm elections, which will determine who will control both chambers of Congress.  The network’s team of anchors, correspondents, analysts and commentators will provide special coverage from the nation’s capital and report from across the country.
  • Joining Blitzer, Tapper and Cooper will be CNN chief political correspondent Dana Bash, who will be tracking the Senate races and CNN senior political reporter Nia-Malika Henderson will be covering the gubernatorial races around the country.
  • CNN anchor and chief national correspondent John King will provide viewers with up-to-the-minute election analysis and reporting on the battleground House races from the CNN Magic Wall.
  • CNN chief political analyst Gloria Borger, CNN political director David Chalian and CNN senior political commentator David Axelrod, will provide insight and analysis, as will CNN commentators Van JonesDavid UrbanJennifer Granholm, and Rick Santorum.
  • CNN chief White House correspondent Jim Acosta and CNN senior White House correspondent Pamela Brown will provide live updates from the White House.
  • CNN White House Correspondent Abby Phillip will be live from the CNN Election Center and other CNN correspondents and reporters will be dispersed across the country, reporting from key battle ground states.
  • CNN anchors Chris Cuomo and Don Lemon will anchor late-night coverage live from the CNN Election Center.
  • CNN Congressional Correspondent Phil Mattingly will report from the CNN Magic Wall and CNN correspondents Jeff Zeleny, Sunlen Serfaty and Joe Johns will continue reporting on the midterm elections.
  • CNN’s Election Night in America coverage will be streamed live on’s homepage, CNNgo, and across mobile devices via CNN’s apps for iOS and Android, without requiring log–in to a cable provider, beginning Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 6 at 5 p.m. ET, running through to Wednesday, Nov. 7 at 9 a.m. ET.
  • CNN Digital will provide unique election experiences across all platforms as reporters and analysts from the nation’s top team in politics outline the midterm races. Real-time results, data-driven reporting and exit polls for Senate, House, and Gubernatorial races, as well as select ballot measures on the state, district and county level, will be published to America’s Choice 2018.
  • CNN’s live blog running on the homepage will serve as the home for coverage and analysis of voting and the election night results from around the country starting at 6amET on Election Day. ‘The Forecast with Harry Enten will also be providing the forecast of key races throughout the night. Visit to explore the House and Senate interactive pages and receive the latest prediction.
  • Special, customized coverage will roll out across CNN’s social platforms, including CNN’s Facebook Watch program, Anderson Cooper Full Circle with a special show focused on the election with the latest breaking news updates and developments going live at 6:25pmET.

CNN International and CNN en Español

  • CNN en Español will provide special midterm election coverage all day on television and online at
  • Beginning at 5 p.m. ET, anchors Juan Carlos Lopez, Alejandra Oraa, Fernando del Rincon and Guillermo Arduino will broadcast as results come in, with correspondents Ione Molinares, Gustavo Valdes, Maria Santana, Yilber Vega, Jose Manuel Rodriguez, Maria Alejandra Requena, Ana Maria Mejia, Jaqueline Hurtado, and Gonzalo Alvarado reporting from races across the country.
  • CNN International will broadcast CNN’s special midterm election programming to a global audience starting at 5 p.m. ET on Election night and into Wednesday as results come in.


SPAN and C-SPAN Radio will have LIVE election night coverage beginning at 8pm ET. Our programming will include:

  • Official AP results from House, Senate and Governor’s Races
  • Victory & Concession Speeches from key Senate & Governor’s Races
  • Viewer/ Listener Reaction to the results, including balance of power in House & Senate

Fox News:

Bret Baier and Martha MacCallum will lead the network’s midterm elections night coverage beginning at 6 p.m. ET.

  •  Fox News Channel will present special live coverage of the 2018 midterm elections on Tuesday, Nov. 6 starting at 6 p.m. ET.
  • Co-anchored by chief political anchor and Special Report’s Bret Baier and The Story’s Martha MacCallum, America’s Election HQ: 2018 Midterms will provide viewers with the latest race calls on individual Senate and House races, as well as projections on the balance of power in both the Senate and the House via the Fox News Decision Desk.
  • Throughout the evening, America’s Newsroom’s Bill Hemmer will break down the results on the electronic Bill-board and Outnumbered Overtime’s Harris Faulkner will feature the Key Race Tracker, a data driven graphic showcasing where the key races stand.
  • Additionally, Fox News @ Night’s Shannon Bream will debut Fox News Voter Analysis Data, a system put in place in conjunction with the University of Chicago, that combines data from online and telephone polling, along with voters at the polls.
  • FNC will also hold an interactive viewing party on Fox Square, the plaza directly outside of the network headquarters on New York City’s Avenue of the Americas. There, fans will be able to watch and interact with the latest coverage alongside Fox News Headlines 24/7’s Carley Shimkus, who will provide live updates and reactions from the crowd.
  • Additionally, from 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. ET on Fox Square, FNC will host The Fox Nation Election Experience where FNC enthusiasts can get a sneak peek of Fox Nation, the new on demand subscription-based streaming service and meet their favorite stars, along with live music, book signings, food and premium give-a-ways.
  • Contributions alongside Baier and MacCallum will be made by: Fox News Sunday’s Chris Wallace; senior political analyst Brit Hume; The Daily Briefing’s Dana Perino; The Five’s Juan Williams; Fox News Radio’s Guy Benson and Marie Harf; The Next Revolution’s Steve Hilton; and Fox News contributor Mollie Hemingway.
  • Prime time hosts Sean Hannity, Tucker Carlson and Laura Ingraham will also provide commentary and insight on the latest developments throughout the evening.
  • Chief White House correspondent John Roberts and White House correspondent Kevin Corke will report from Washington, D.C. on the reaction from the White House while Capitol Hill senior producer Chad Pergram and chief congressional correspondent Mike Emanuel will update viewers on the balance of power between Republicans and Democrats in the House and the Senate. Additionally, chief intelligence correspondent Catherine Herridge will be live from the Department of Homeland Security Headquarters to cover election night security.
  • Throughout the weekend and leading up to Election Day, FNC will present special live coverage.
  • On Sunday, Nov. 4, a special edition of The Five will be broadcast live on Fox Square, in addition to Baier and MacCallum co-anchoring an election special at 8 p.m. ET.
  • FNC’s daytime schedule on Monday and Tuesday will also feature prominent guests and analysis leading up to election night, with programs including, Outnumbered, Outnumbered Overtime with Harris Faulkner, The Five, and Hannity, broadcasting live from the Fox Square.
  • Additionally, live overnight coverage following the election will begin at 1 a.m. co-anchored by Ed Henry and Julie Banderas.
  • Additionally, FNC correspondents will report throughout states across the country where key Senate, House and Gubernatorial races are taking place. Correspondents and locations include: Peter Doocy (Florida), Phil Keating (Florida), Griff Jenkins (Florida), Kristin Fisher (Missouri), Mike Tobin (Indiana), Steve Harrigan (Tennessee), Alicia Acuna (Arizona), Casey Stegall (Texas), Dan Springer (Nevada), Ellison Barber (Montana), Brian Llenas (Colorado), Jonathan Serrie (Georgia), Matt Finn (Wisconsin), Molly Line (Kansas), Douglas Kennedy (New York), Jonathan Hunt (California), Jacqui Heinrich (Maine), David Lee Miller (New Jersey) and Garrett Tenney (Washington, D.C.).
  • Fox News Radio will also feature special election night coverage for affiliates beginning at 6PM/ET anchored by Jared Halpern, along with expert analysis and the latest on key races.
  • On FNR, co-hosts of Benson & Harf (6 – 9 p.m. ET), Guy Benson and Marie Harf, will host a 3-hour live midterm election special, in addition to participating in FNC’s AEHQ: 2018 Midterms.
  • Additionally, Fox News Headlines 24/7 will provide updates every 15 minutes on SiriusXM Channel 115, with correspondents reporting live from around the country.
  • In addition, will feature up-to-the-minute Senate and House race results and probability meters, alongside reports from multiple campaign headquarters across the country. will also be live streaming portions of the channel’s special coverage, including race results, election trends and in-depth political analysis.

Fox Biz:

FBN will also provide special live coverage of the midterm elections on Tuesday, Nov. 6, led by Neil Cavuto.

  • Starting at 8 p.m. ET, svp and managing editor of business news Neil Cavuto will anchor the network’s live coverage with a special 5-hour edition of Cavuto: Coast to Coast.
  • Throughout the evening, Cavuto will provide breaking news coverage, expert analysis and up to the minute reports surrounding the latest on the critical races from across the country.
  • FBN’s all-star economic and political experts, including Lou Dobbs and global markets editor Maria Bartiromo, Stuart Varney and Trish Regan will join Cavuto throughout the night to provide in-depth analysis on the election and the possible economic impact.
  • FBN’s Kennedy, Charles Payne, David Asman and Melissa Francis will also provide additional analysis on the races and exit poll data.
  • Leading up to the network’s election coverage, FBN’s Lou Dobbs will host a special election-edition of Lou Dobbs Tonight at 7 p.m. As the polls start to close, Dobbs will focus on the most pressing headlines surrounding the critical races and offer initial analysis of the evening.
  • Additionally, FBN’s Liz Claman and Jeff Flock will be providing live updates from New Jersey and Indiana, respectively. Also contributing to the live on-the-ground reporting will be FBN correspondents Kristina Partsinevelos in Florida and Hillary Vaughn in Arizona.
  • On Wednesday, Nov. 7, FBN:AM will start at 4 a.m. ET, leading to a special four-hour post-election edition of Bartiromo’s Mornings with Maria featuring international and futures market reaction to the race results.


Brian Williams and Rachel Maddow will lead MSNBC’s midterm elections coverage beginning at 6 p.m. ET. Willie Geist is helming overnight coverage, beginning at 2 a.m. ET.

  • Today, MSNBC will broadcast live coverage of the 2018 midterm elections, The Vote: America’s Future, anchored from NBC News world headquarters in New York City. From dayside and prime time to overnight and Wednesday’s Morning Joe, MSNBC will be live until every vote is counted.
  • Beginning with Morning Joe and The Vote: America’s Future throughout dayside, MSNBC’s 2018 midterm election coverage continues at 6 p.m. ET with Brian Williams, host of The 11th Hour with Brian Williams, and Rachel Maddow, host of The Rachel Maddow Show, on MSNBC with NBC News and MSNBC national political correspondent Steve Kornacki at the Big Board. They will be joined throughout the night by Deadline: White House’s Nicolle Wallace, Hardball’s Chris Matthews, MSNBC and NBC News political analyst Eugene Robinson, and many more.
  • MSNBC Live anchor Stephanie Ruhle will host a live pre-show from 7 p.m. ET on NBC News’ upcoming streaming network NBC News Signal, available on, NBC News mobile app and OTT platforms.
  • MSNBC and NBC News dispatched dozens of anchors, correspondents, and Road Warriors around the country to cover this year’s midterm elections. This includes: All In anchor Chris Hayes in Texas; AM Joy host Joy Reid in Florida; MSNBC Live anchor Katy Tur in Georgia; MSNBC Live anchor Hallie Jackson in Indiana; Jacob Soboroff in California; Mariana Atencio in Michigan; Trymaine Lee in Georgia; Geoff Bennett in Missouri; Ron Allen in New Jersey; Ann Thompson in Pennsylvania; Mike Memoli in Delaware; Peter Alexander in Virginia; Chris Jansing in Tennessee; Catie Beck in Florida; Rehema Ellis in Georgia; Kerry Sanders in Florida; Garrett Haake in Texas; Savannah Sellers in Florida; Gadi Schwartz in Arizona; Gabe Gutierrez in Texas; Ali Vitali in Florida; Shaquille Brewster in Wisconsin; Kevin Tibbles in Minnesota; Morgan Radford in Missouri; Steve Patterson in Nevada; Vaughn Hillyard in Arizona; Tom Costello in Virginia; and Matt Bradley in Iowa as well as additional reporters in NBC News’ New York, DC, and Los Angeles bureaus.
  • Overnight, Morning Joe co-anchor and host of NBC’s Sunday Today Willie Geist will helm ongoing coverage featuring Steve Kornacki, Elise Jordan, Eddie Glaude Jr., Alicia Menendez,  Anand Giridharadas, Yamiche Alcindor, Rev. Al Sharpton and more, keeping viewers up-to-date and informed on the latest updates on the polls between MSNBC primetime and Morning Joe.
  • Beginning at 6 a.m. ET on Wednesday, MSNBC’s Morning Joe will broadcast in front of a live studio audience from Rockefeller Center’s Studio 8H, the morning after the pivotal 2018 midterm elections. Co-hosts Joe Scarborough, Mika Brzezinski, and Willie Geist will be joined by a roundtable of guests and panelists to provide reporting and analysis of the election results



Good Luck America host (and former cable newser) Peter Hamby will lead live coverage on Snapchat throughout the election night, Tuesday, Nov. 6, beginning at 6 p.m. ET.

  • Special guests to include two March for Our Lives leaders and more.
  • The Washington Post will also go Live for the first time on Snapchat with exclusive election night coverage and analysis. And as major races are called, we’ll go live with local station coverage, including at TEGNA-owned stations WFAA (Dallas), KHOU (Houston), WXIA (Atlanta), and WTSP (Tampa).

Snapchat is using native Snapchat features to remind their users (80 percent of whom are 18+) to vote, help them find their polling place, and watch the results live as they come in:

  • Remember to Vote — w/ Nationwide Snaps and Filters: We are sending a video and text Snap to all 18+ users based in the US reminding them to vote! Nationwide Filters and Face Lenses will help users remind and convince their friends vote.
  • Get There — w/ Snap Map and Get To The Polls: Snap Map will feature a link for users to find their polling location (first external link from Snap Map), plus will feature fun voting-themed Bitmojis.
  • Watch results — w/ exclusive Election Night news coverage on Discover: millions of young voters will be able to watch the returns through extensive coverage, including:
    • Good Luck America: host Peter Hamby will be bring the latest updates with new episodes airing throughout the night, beginning at 6pm ET.
    • Live streams: from The Washington Post and three local TEGNA stations (FL, GA, TX)
    • Our Stories: curated public Snaps from users, reporters and politicians updated all

Yahoo News:

Election night coverage for Yahoo News will be lead by Yahoo News correspondent Stephanie Sy and national political columnist Matt Bai.

  • On election night, Nov 6, Yahoo News will provide live comprehensive original reporting and analysis with the Midterms 2018 Live Show.
  • Coverage will be led by Yahoo News correspondent Stephanie Sy and national political columnist Matt Bai. They will be joined throughout the night by Yahoo News and HuffPost journalists, including Yahoo News Editor in Chief Daniel Klaidman and HuffPost Editor in Chief Lydia Polgreen.
  • Coverage will be live-streamed from Oath Studios in New York starting at 8:00 p.m. E.T. Oath will promote the live news event across its powerful distribution platform, including,, Yahoo News, HuffPost, Tumblr and more.
  • Yahoo News today introduced their midterm election experience for the Yahoo News App, featuring a comprehensive dashboard that will track the latest results on election night, and allow users to stay on top of the key Congressional races most likely to determine who takes control of the House and Senate in 2019.
  • There will also be and all-midterms curated list, featuring both premium partner content and Yahoo News originals, to shed light on key storylines of the day in the runup to the elections.
  • Available on both iOS and Android, app users can opt in to receive alerts throughout the evening, updating as the final votes are counted and called. The Yahoo News team has also highlighted a selection of battleground gubernatorial races to watch, with implications that go far beyond their respective states.
  • Both the new app feature and the election night live show are part of an ambitious coverage plan already underway. The Yahoo News editorial team has been aggressively following key Races to Watch, distilling the most important political news and trends with weekly roundups of Midterm Mania, and delivering best in class reporting and commentary  – alongside premium partner content – to help its audience understand all sides of the issues as they head to the polls this November