CNN Announces Comprehensive Election Night Coverage

CNN Announces Comprehensive Election Night Coverage

On Election night, CNN and CNN International 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.

CNN anchors Wolf Blitzer, Jake Tapper and Anderson Cooper will kick off Election Night in America 2018 live from the CNN Election Center in the network’s Washington Bureau, beginning at 5pmET. Joining them 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 Jones, David Urban, Jennifer 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 Digital

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, November 6 at 5pm running through to Wednesday, November 7 at 9amET.

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 5pmET, 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 5pmET on Election night and into Wednesday as results come in.