Election Night Coverage: Nov 8th
On Tuesday night November 8th, JPR will broadcast wall-to-wall coverage of Election Night 2016.
NPR hosts Robert Siegel, Audie Cornish, Rachel Martin, and Ari Shapiro will co-host the special coverage from NPR headquarters in Washington, DC, from 5pm until 11pm. The program will feature speeches, newsmaker interviews, reports from candidate sites, and analysis from NPR’s Political Team.
Throughout the evening, the NPR politics team will provide live updates on election returns and analysis of the results. The team includes National Political Correspondent Mara Liasson, NPR Politics podcast host Sam Sanders, Lead Political editor Domenico Montanaro, Sr. Washington Editor and Correspondent Ron Elving, and Congressional Reporter Susan Davis. NPR White House Correspondent Scott Horsley and Demographics Reporter Asma Khalid will provide exit poll analysis.
NPR’s Tamara Keith will cover the Clinton/Kaine election night event. NPR’s Sarah McCammon will be at the Trump/Pence event. Additional correspondents and Member station reporters will join the broadcast from around the country with reaction to the national race, as well as results, interviews and analysis relating to local, Congressional, Senate, and Gubernatorial races.
Coverage begins at 5pm on all three JPR program services. Beginning at 6pm, coverage will continue on the Classics & News Service and News & Information Service until 11pm.