When was the most recent update to the Fox News election map?
The most recent update to this map was retrieved from the Fox News website on November 4th Use this map as a starting point to create and share your own 2016 presidential election forecast. The map at this URL was originally created for the 2016 election as a Trump vs. Clinton forecast.
What time do polls close & results come out?
Because the vote is conducted electronically, preliminary results are usually out within minutes, with the final result available a few hours later. This year, all polls will close at 4 p.m. EDT, regardless of areas that are in later time zones.
What's up for grabs this election season?
Election season is officially here. The battle for control of the U.S. House and Senate is up for grabs this cycle. Democrats hold razor-thin majorities in each chamber, but Republicans believe they are well-positioned to retake both. At the local level, candidates all across the country are locked in contests that will help shape America’s future.
How are electoral votes allocated in each state?
Maine and Nebraska allocate their Electoral Votes using the Congressional District Method. Two votes go to the overall state vote outcome and one vote is allocated to each district. Senate seats are up for election once every six years.