THE US midterm elections will see seats filled in Congress and State Governors voted in across the country. But it's also being viewed as a referendum on the presidency of Donald Trump and will affect how he governs for the next two years. Here is what to expect as polls close today. When are the exit polls released? Exit polls will be released by major US broadcasters as each State closes its polls. A huge number of seats are being contested — 435 in the House Of Representatives, 35 in the Senate, and Governorships across the US and other local and mayoral ballots. And because the US has six different time zones, polls in different States will be closing at different times. There is a strict embargo on any news coming from the early waves of exit poll data until 5pm eastern time (10pm GMT). By around 5:45pm broadcasters will be in a position to reveal initial demographic information such as voter turnout in eastern areas. As states close their polls, broadcasters will analyse … [Read more...] about US midterms results – when are the exit polls released and what time do the results come in?
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opinion Matthew Albright Delaware News Journal Published 10:23 PM EDT Sep 6, 2018 This is a running conversation about Sunday's primary election results hosted by Engagement Editor Matthew Albright. It will be constantly updated throughout the night. If you want to weigh in, e-mail Albright at [email protected] or message him on Twitter @TNJ_malbright. 10:22: Well, folks, that's going to it for the live blog tonight. We'll have more hot takes ready to fire off tomorrow. Go read my colleagues' roundups of the big races here. And then, tomorrow, we get geared up for the general election on Nov. 8. I still want to hear your thoughts! Hit me up at [email protected] or on Twitter @TNJ_malbright. 10:13: The Washington Post's Dave Weigel (a 302 native!) points out that this is a non-presidential primary turnout record for Democrats. 10:08: Almost every race went the way it was expected to go. Here are the results that surprise … [Read more...] about Liveblog: Live commentary as polls close on primary day
FILE - In this July 24, 2018, file photo, former U.S. Rep. Ed Case greets evening commuters while campaigning for the U.S. congressional seat representing urban Honolulu, in Honolulu. Hawaii voters head to the polls this weekend for a primary election that will most likely settle the outcome of this year’s major races. That’s because the Democratic Party continues to overwhelmingly dominate Hawaii politics. Audrey McAvoy, File AP Photo FILE - In this July 24, 2018, file photo, former U.S. Rep. Ed Case greets evening commuters while campaigning for the U.S. congressional seat representing urban Honolulu, in Honolulu. Hawaii voters head to the polls this weekend for a primary election that will most likely settle the outcome of this year’s major races. That’s because the Democratic Party continues to overwhelmingly dominate Hawaii politics. Audrey McAvoy, File AP Photo Entertainment The Latest: Polls close in Hawaii primary election The Associated Press … [Read more...] about The Latest: Polls close in Hawaii primary election
Polls have closed in an Irish referendum on abortion that could represent a change in the path of a country that was once one of Europe's more socially conservative. Voters turned out in large numbers on Friday to have their say on whether to repeal the country's Eighth Amendment, which outlaws abortion by giving equal rights to the unborn. An exit poll, conducted for the Irish Times by Ipsos/MRBI, suggested that the country voted by a landslide margin to change the constitution so that abortion can be legalised. The vote to repeal the constitutional ban was predicted to win by 68 percent to 32 percent, according to the poll of 4,000 voters, the Irish Times said. Polls closed at 21:00GMT. The first indications of the final result are expected on Saturday, after the count begins at 08:00GMT. Prime Minister Leo Varadkar, in favour of change, has called the referendum a "once in a generation decision". If the proposal to repeal the Eighth Amendment is defeated on Friday, … [Read more...] about Polls close in Irish referendum on abortion
Democracy Dies in Darkness Sections Home Try 1 month for $1 Username Sign In Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Subscribe Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Accessibility for screenreader PowerPost by Sean Sullivan, Michael Scherer, David Weigel and Elise Viebeck by Sean Sullivan, Michael Scherer, David Weigel and Elise Viebeck Email the author May 8 at 7:00 PM Email the author Breaking: Polls have closed in Indiana, while voters in West Virginia, Ohio and North Carolina have until 7:30 p.m. Eastern time to cast ballots for nominees in Novermber’s midterm elections. Republicans eager to claim Democratic Senate seats in states won by President Trump watched closely as voters cast primary ballots on Tuesday in Indiana, Ohio and West Virginia. Battling anti-establishment fervor that threatened their position … [Read more...] about Primary elections: Polls close in Indiana, as GOP keeps close eye on Senate race in W.Va.