AP’s extensive and fact-based coverage of the 2020 presidential election will be as deep as it is broad.
With political reporters based in key states around the country – and reporters on the ground in all 50 U.S. states – AP journalists are taking a hard look at the core issues affecting voters.
With misinformation swirling ahead of the U.S. presidential election, fact-checking, a central function of AP for decades, has never been more important.
AP VoteCast, the wide-ranging survey of the American electorate, wasn’t built with a pandemic in mind, but in many ways uses the ideal methodology to conduct accurate research about the electorate at a time when more Americans than ever before are expected to cast ballots before Election Day.
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.
The Associated Press will declare winners in 7,000 races in November, from president, Congress and governor to thousands of elections for state legislature, mayor, judges and more.