Cord cutter? Here's how to keep up with the US presidential election
In just a couple of hours, Americans will make history by officially electing their very first woman for president, or a living, breathing tangerine man (kidding, that was a joke. Good luck, Donald!).
If you don't have cable, don't fret! There are plenty of options online to consider. Here's a list of the best places to catch the play-by-play of this monumental event.
- Live Right Now
- Youtube Streams
- Stream with Apple TV
- Best Apps for Streaming
- Interactive Election Maps
- Clinton-specific Streams
- Trump-specific Streams
Live Right Now
Jump into the #electionaction right away with news sources like Reuters TV, CBS, and Politico. These live feeds will keep you up to date on all the latest information and should be continuously streaming content throughout the day.
- Reuters TV
Most of these YouTube streams won't start until a bit later, so we let you know the specific times for each one. YouTube streams are great because you can play them on your iPhone, iPad, MacBook — wherever! Here are a couple of streams starting later from NBC, ABC, Bloomberg Politics, PBS, and even MTV.
NBC – 6:30 PM EST
ABC – 7:00 PM EST
Bloomberg Politics – 5:00 PM EST
PBS – 7:00 PM EST
MTV – 6:50 PM EST
Stream with Apple TV
CBS, ABC, CNBC, PBS, and CNNgo all have streaming options available for your Apple TV, but by using the Twitter livestream (opens in new tab), you can easily watch the election with your Apple TV, too!
Best Apps for Streaming
The Guardian App
It even keeps streaming when you lock your iPhone so you never miss a moment!
Interactive Election Maps
Interactive election maps are really great tools to keep yourself up-to-date with voting and information as it comes in in real-time. Check out CNN, Politico, and 260 To Win's maps for a little more hands-on election coverage!
Hoping Hillary Clinton makes history as the first female president ever? Then watch her specific watch party here!
Rooting for Donald Trump to make America great again? Then check out his watch party from Fox News here!
What's your pick?
Is there a way you've been watching the election that we haven't mentioned? Let us know in the comments below!
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