ELECTION 2018

Election Night Coverage On NBC

Nov 6, 2018, 10:49 AM | Updated: 10:50 am
Election Night coverage on NBC...
Election Night coverage on NBC

As polls begin to close on Election Night, NBC will have national coverage.

Following KSL 5 News at 6 and 6:30 p.m., Lester Holt, Savannah Guthrie and Chuck Todd will be anchoring The Vote: America’s Future, beginning at 7 p.m. Joining them will be Tom Brokaw and Andrea Mitchell.

The evening will follow races across the country, including key Senate and House races that could potentially tip the balance of power.

KSL 5 News at 10 will keep you up-to-date on the latest Utah races as the state elects a new Senator and new representatives in Congress.

Terms to know

According to NBC’s methodology on calling midterm races, viewers will hear some terms as votes are counted.

Projected winner: NBC has projected that the candidate will win, but the count isn’t complete. This call is made after all the polls are scheduled to have closed.

Apparent winner: NBC has tallied enough votes to indicate the candidate has won the race. However, results may depend on a potential recount or final official tallies.

Winner: The candidate has clearly won beyond the normal margin for a recount. NBC will not use the term “winner” unless the returns make the outcome a virtual certainty.

“Note that none of these terms refers to the ‘official’ winner, since most states take weeks to officially certify a winner in an election,” according to the methodology article.

To early to call: There isn’t enough data to make a call.

Too close to call: There’s data, but the numbers are too close to make a call.

For additional information on how NBC calls races, read “NBC News Decision Desk: How we call the midterm races on election night,” by John Lapinski, Katie Primm and Stephanie Perry, on NBCnews.com.\

 

KSL 5 TV Live

Top Stories

Election 2018

Rep. Mia Love speaks at a press conference...
KSL 5 TV

Rep. Mia Love Calls Ben McAdams A ‘Wolf In Sheep’s Clothing’

Rep. Mia Love held a press conference Monday to talk about her loss to Ben McAdams and respond to President Donald Trump.
4 years ago
...
The Associated Press & Ladd Egan, KSL TV

It’s Official: County Mayor Is Now ‘Congressman-Elect’ Ben McAdams

Democrat Ben McAdams has flipped a U.S. House seat in deep-red Utah, defeating Republican U.S. Rep. Mia Love by fewer than 700 votes in a race that took two weeks to settle.
4 years ago
...
KSL TV & The Associated Press

McAdams Retakes Narrow Lead; Declares Himself 4th District Winner

The lead has switched again in the race for Utah’s 4th Congressional District race, just under two weeks since the election was held.
4 years ago
Photo: Rick Bowmer, AP...
The Associated Press

Mia Love Ballot Counting Lawsuit Dismissed, Takes Lead In Tight Race

Utah Republican Rep. Mia Love lost a court challenge Friday to halt vote-counting in one key county, but took the lead with new vote tallies in a race so tight it's within the recount threshold.
4 years ago
Senator-elect Mitt Romney in Washington, D.C....
Ladd Egan, KSL 5 TV

Romney: Trump ‘Respects People Who Speak Their Minds’

Senator-elect Mitt Romney said he is ready to work with other lawmakers and the president on important issues.
4 years ago
...
Sam Penrod, KSL 5 TV

Lawsuit Threatened If Changes Made To Proposition 2 In Special Session

Two groups are threatening a lawsuit if the Utah Legislature makes changes to Proposition 2 in an upcoming special session.
4 years ago

Sponsored Articles

Hand turning a thermostat knob to increase savings by decreasing energy consumption. Composite imag...
Lighting Design

5 Lighting Tips to Save Energy and Money in Your Home

Advances in lighting technology make it easier to use smart features to cut costs. Read for tips to save energy by using different lighting strategies in your home.
Portrait of smiling practitioner with multi-ethnic senior people...
Summit Vista

How retirement communities help with healthy aging

There are many benefits that retirement communities contribute to healthy aging. Learn more about how it can enhance your life, or the life of your loved ones.
Happy diverse college or university students are having fun on their graduation day...
BYU MBA at the Marriott School of Business

How to choose what MBA program is right for you: Ask these questions before you apply!

Wondering what MBA program is right for you? Take this quiz before you apply to see if it will help you meet your goals.
Cloud storage technology with 3d rendering drawer with files in cloud...
PC Laptops

How backing up your computer can help you relieve stress

Don't wait for something bad to happen before backing up your computer. Learn how to protect your data before disaster strikes.
young woman with stickers on laptop computer...
Les Olson

7 ways print marketing materials can boost your business

Custom print marketing materials are a great way to leave an impression on clients or customers. Read for a few ideas to spread the word about your product or company.
young woman throwing clothes to organize a walk in closet...
Lighting Design

How to organize your walk-in closet | 7 easy tips to streamline your storage today

Read our tips to learn how to organize your walk-in closet for more storage space. These seven easy tips can help you get the most out of your space.
Election Night Coverage On NBC