Election Live Updates: How to stream real-time election results online

Election Live Updates: How to stream real-time election results online
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Source: Getty Images

Tuesday's historical presidential election is sure to be one of the most closely watched in recent history. But if you don't have cable television, don't worry. There are plenty of other ways to keep track of who's winning and losing as early results come in.


TV goes online for election coverage

All of the major networks will provide election coverage for free online, including CNN, ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox.


Also, Sling TV offers a free 7-day trial that will give you access to several news channels like CNN online.

Social media has you covered, too

Just about every social media platform will be taking advantage of Election Day coverage. Twitter will livestream coverage at election.twitter.com,

YouTube will livestream election coverage from several news sites and Facebook will host several livestreams from major news sites, including NPR, the New York Times and PBS NewsHour.


BuzzFeed will stream live on Twitter, and Politico will host its own livestream. NPR will also be live on its Facebook page.


In addition, Votecastr has teamed up with Slate and Vice to provide live coverage.



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Stephanie Gaskell

Stephanie Gaskell is a policy writer for Mic.

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