Topic: “Presidential election”

Posted in Behind the News

How AP calls a race at poll close

, by Lauren Easton

On Super Tuesday, AP declared Bernie Sanders the winner in California as soon as polls closed at 8 p.m. PT— one of four such race calls made that night as polls closed in a state.

Posted in Behind the News

Stellar night for AP race calling

, by Lauren Easton

A night of fast and accurate race calls by The Associated Press on Super Tuesday culminated as polls closed in California at 8 p.m. PT, when AP declared Bernie Sanders the winner of the night’s biggest prize.

Posted in Announcements

How AP will call Iowa winner

, by Lauren Easton

The Associated Press will declare the winner of the Feb. 3 Iowa caucuses based on the number of state delegate equivalents awarded to the candidates.

Posted in Announcements

Alexandra Jaffe named national political reporter

, by Patrick Maks

Washington Bureau Chief Julie Pace today announced that Iowa-based reporter Alexandra Jaffe will become a national political reporter in Washington. 

Posted in Industry Insights

AP’s top editor: Facts ‘foundational’ in 2020 election

, by Patrick Maks

Speaking to media executives and journalists at the News Xchange conference in Paris on Wednesday, AP Executive Editor Sally Buzbee underscored the importance of factual reporting in covering the 2020 U.S. presidential election.

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