It’s election day. Historically, about 4 in 10 eligible voters turn out and vote in the midterms. That’s pathetic. Your vote counts. In. Every. Single. Race. And election results matter. As I hope we’ve all learned over the past couple of years.
Thankfully, I live in Colorado where ballots are mailed to every registered voter a few weeks before the election. If you aren’t so fortunate here’s how to find where to go:
Here’s how to find your polling place. If someone tries to turn you away, remember this important phrase: “Give me a provisional ballot with a receipt as required by law when requested.” Then report any issues here and see trends here.
How to Watch the Midterm Results Without Cable
Obviously, if you have cable television, the answer is simple: turn on pretty much any channel and sit back. For those of us that have cut the cable, here are the options:
You can stream coverage on the CBSN site for free starting at 5 p.m., or on the CBS news app.
CNN will live stream results starting at 5 p.m., no cable login required. You can watch it on CNN.com, on the CNN apps for iOS and Android or on CNNgo on Amazon Fire, Android TV, Apple TV, Chromecast or Roku.
You can watch C-SPAN’s coverage for free on C-SPAN.org.
- PBS Newshour has a livestream on Facebook.
- CBS News has a livestream on Facebook.
- And ABC News has a livestream on Facebook.
You can live stream Fox’s coverage on FoxNews.com, on the mobile app or on Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, Apple TV or Roku starting at 6 p.m.
The New York Times
The New York Times will be covering via its live blog, including the infamous needle.
- You can watch Reuters TV on iOS and Android apps.
- You can also watch Reuters TV on Roku and Fire TV.
Peter Hamby will be hosting Snapchat’s coverage of the midterm elections starting at 6pm ET.
The Washington Post
WaPo will have live coverage on its website, on Snapchat, YouTube and live blogs starting at 7 p.m.
AltspaceVRis hosting a livestream from NBC News.
- ABC News has a livestream on YouTube that starts at 4:30pm ET.
- CBS News has a livestream on YouTube that starts at 5pm ET.
- PBS Newshour has a livestream on YouTube that starts at 6pm ET.
- And NBC News has a livestream on YouTube that starts at 7pm ET.