Chad Day named chief elections analyst
In a memo to staff on Tuesday, Vice President and Head of News Strategy and Operations David Scott and Director of Public Opinion Research Emily Swanson announced that Chad Day will be AP’s new chief elections analyst:
‘Unprecedented’ transparency into race calls
At 6:32 p.m. ET on Wednesday, more than a week after Election Day, The Associated Press called the U.S. House for the Republican Party after Republicans secured the 218th seat needed to gain control.
Calling the 2020 presidential race state by state
At 11:26 a.m. ET on Saturday, The Associated Press declared Joe Biden the winner of the U.S. presidential race.
Understanding the election: How AP counts the vote
On Nov. 3, The Associated Press will tabulate election results for national, state and local races and distribute them to customers around the world as it has done with a history of accuracy since 1848.
Understanding the election: Why this year is different
The coronavirus pandemic means more Americans than ever before will cast their ballots ahead of Election Day. Deputy Managing Editor for Operations David Scott, who oversees AP’s race calling, explains how this may affect when we will know who won the 2020 U.S. presidential election: