Watch Election Night 2016 unfold with WRAL News

Posted November 2, 2016
Updated November 7, 2016

— After you make your choice at the polls, join WRAL News for complete results of the 2016 election as they unfold. We've designed our coverage to be watched where ever you are on any device, AND it's more interactive than ever before. You'll be able to control the focus for the races, the results, the analysis and the candidates you choose. NEW My Ballot logo My Ballot: Compare candidates side-by-side


Beginning at 7 p.m., Lester Holt will anchor NBC News coverage of the presidential election and national picture on WRAL-TV, with updates from WRAL News on state and local races every half hour until 11 p.m. Cullen Browder will offer live updates from the Trump camp, and Kathryn Brown will report from Clinton headquarters in New York. We'll break in to the network coverage as key races are decided and the candidates speak. All night, you can watch the returns in more than 160 races at the bottom of the screen.

Beginning at 7:30 p.m. on WRAL2, David Crabtree and Laura Leslie will focus on North Carolina's voice in the presidential race, with analysis of the pivotal races for governor, senate and on down the ballot. We'll have eight reporters in the field, including those with the Democratic and Republican candidates for governor and Senate. They will provide unique analysis and dynamic live data on the balance of power in Congress and the state legislature. Guest political science professors from local universities will help explain the trends. Find WRAL2 over the air or on cable, or watch in the WRAL app for Roku, Amazon Fire or Apple TV.

WRAL News offers comprehensive coverage on Election Night 2016

WRAL News on FOX 50 begins at 10 p.m. with Lynda Loveland and Gerald Owens with an hour-long update on races across the country and around the state.

On WRAL News at 11 p.m., David Crabtree and Debra Morgan will an hour of results and reaction on the big races, and our reporters in the field will have interviews with the winners and losers.

See election night unfold

You control the view on Election Night on WRAL.com and using WRAL News apps. Choose to watch our television analysis or look in live at the national picture from NBC or CNN. Dial up the political insiders at parties in Raleigh and Winston-Salem. Watch live interviews, concession speeches and updates from our reporters in the field.

Have a Roku, Fire TV or Apple TV device? You can watch all of our live streams on the free WRAL app for these streaming boxes and sticks.

The national map on WRAL.com will allow you to choose a state and see the votes as they are reported. See the party breakdown in each individual state as the electoral votes add up to a presidential victory. Zoom in to North Carolina for county-by-county results and the breakdown of North Carolina's Congressional seats.

Keep an eye on the Big Picture on our homepage for the national popular vote and the all-important electoral vote count and the balance of power in the U.S. House and Senate.

Choose your county, state or national race to track live election results beginning after the polls close. We'll have live numbers from the State Board of Elections in more than 300 races, from president to register of deeds. Find the top races – president, governor and senate – right on the WRAL.com home page. Then choose from the pull down list for results of ballot referendums, state legislature and county races.

On your mobile device

Don't worry if you are on the go or at an election party. You can take WRAL News with you on Election Night.

Users of mobile web will be able to drill down by level, race and candidate for live results throughout the night.

The WRAL app on iPhone, Android and tablet will feature our interactive national map, the full complement of 300+ race results and live streaming video. All our content is optimized to give you the best view for the device you're on.

Our staff in the newsroom and our reporters and photographers are on Twitter, offering on-scene observations as Election Night wears on. Follow @WRAL or #NCELEX for their updates.

Add WRAL to your Facebook feed to get alerts as key races are called and our behind-the-scenes insight right in your News Feed. Click on the Liked button and select Get Notifications.


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