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Nov 06, 2012
For complete Election Day multiplatform coverage, turn to: CBC News Network and CBC-TV;; and CBC Radio One
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Today, turn to CBC News for live coverage and real-time results of this pivotal U.S. election. CBC News provides the in-depth stories on what the outcome of this election means for Canadians and how an Obama or Romney victory might affect future relations with our neighbours south of the border.
Join CBC News’ top political team for coverage that won’t be found on any other network. Our team of experienced journalists report on-the-ground from Romney and Obama campaign headquarters, key battleground states, and in the important political nerve centers to bring Canadians the inside stories that matter to them, and up-to-the-minute results.
Our multiplatform coverage includes:
CBC News Network has the latest coverage throughout the day
Power & Politics with Evan Solomon looks ahead to the final hours of the election and covers early results in this extended edition, beginning at 5pm ET on CBC News Network.
America Votes: A CBC News U.S. Election Special hosted by chief correspondent Peter Mansbridge, with up-to-the-minute election coverage, real-time results and special guests all beginning at 8 pm ET and continuing throughout the evening, CBC News Network. Mansbridge is joined by: Washington correspondent Keith Boag; Neil Macdonald from Obama headquarters in Chicago; and Susan Bonner from Romney headquarters in Boston. Join the conversation with featured comments on-screen and a live blog throughout election night.
The National: U.S. Election Special with Peter Mansbridge brings Canadians the latest updates on the election and the top news stories of the day at 10 pm (10:30 NT) on
Election Night highlights include:
o Amanda Lang , CBC News Senior Business Correspondent and co-host of The Lang & O’Leary Exchange, looks at the economic impact on Canada on either an Obama or Romney victory.
o Keith Boag provides insights and breaking news throughout the night, and will be live blogging at
o Evan Solomon reports from Ottawa.
o Ian Hanomansing has the breaking online and trending news throughout election night.
Other key reporters on the ground:
o Paul Hunter reports from the key battleground state of Florida.
o Alison Crawford reports from the crucial battleground state of Ohio.
o David Common reports from the Canadian Embassy in Washington, D.C.
o Michael Colton reports from Obama headquarters in Chicago.
o Jennifer Westaway reports from Romney headquarters in Boston.
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Feature stories from CBC News reporters on the ground in Boston and Chicago
Join the live chat with our reporters in the field and other special guests where the audience can participate and ask questions, also starting at 6pm ET.
Live results map and graphics beginning at 6 p.m. ET on Election Night.
Live video stream of the CBC News Election Night Special beginning at 8pm ET.
Post-election day follow-up with full results and analysis from our team in the US and Canada.
Election Night Specials: - Alison Smith hosts World at Six at 6 pm (6:30 NT) from Washington, and will be joined by David Frum (Canadian author/journalist and former George W. Bush speechwriter).
Alison Smith and Michael Enright: host an election night special live from Washington, starting at 9 pm ET. They are joined by:
o Mike McCurry (former Bill Clinton press secretary)
o Ford O’Connell (Republican Strategist)
o Gary Doer (Canada’s Ambassador to the U.S.)
Nov. 7 - Peter Armstrong hosts World Report from Washington and will have the day-after reaction and stories, (5 a.m./6 a.m. in the Maritimes/6:30 NT) And, Alison Smith hosts World at Six from Washington, with guest James Thurber (Presidential historian).
About CBC News
For more than 75 years, CBC has been the source Canadians turn to, to keep them informed about their communities, their country and their world. Through regional and national programming on multiple platforms, including CBC Television, CBC News Network, CBC Radio,, mobile and on-demand, CBC News and its internationally recognized team of award-winning journalists deliver the breaking stories, the issues, the analyses and the personalities that matter to Canadians.
For further information, or to request interviews, contact:
Corey Black, News and Current Affairs Publicist, CBC
o) 416-205-8710
c) 647-221-4133