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America Votes: CBC News Election Night Special


Election Day is here. Have you voted? Of course you haven't. Well, unless you are a duel citizen or one of our American readers. After months and months of tireless primaries, campaigning and debates, it all comes down to this day for the United States and the future leader of their country. While you may not be able to vote, you'll certainly be able to keep up with the most extensive Canadian coverage of the U.S. Presidential Election with CBC News.

Throughout the day, Canada's top political journalists will bring you live coverage, in-depth stories and real-time results of the bitterly fought election between President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney, starting at 6am and leading up to America Votes: A CBC News U.S. Election Special with Peter Mansbridge at 8pm followed by The National: U.S. Election Special at 10pm.

Neil Macdonald and Susan Bonner will join Mansbridge from Obama headquarters in Chicago and Romney headquarters in Boston respectively, as well as Washington correspondent Keith Boag and Evan Solomon in Ottawa.

Also bring you the latest Election Night news from the ground is Paul Hunter in Florida, Alison Crawford in Ohio, David Common in Washington, D.C., Michael Colton in Chicago and Jennifer Westaway in Boston.

With the future of the U.S. economy playing a pivotal role in this election, Amanda Lang - CBC News Senior Business Correspondent and co-host of The Lang & O'Leary Exchange, will explore the potential impact on the Canadian economy with a win for either of the candidates.

Ian Hanomansing will bring you the breaking and trending online news throughout the night and many CBC News personalities will be tweeting live:


You can participate in the U.S. Presidential Election with CBC News by using #USvoteCBC on Twitter.

To see the complete CBC coverage for the election, take a look at the U.S. election: CBC program guide.


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