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Thirty Six Days of Uncertainty




Interested Groups

Election Night Coverage

Election Night Coverage
Botched projections on Election Night embarrassed the networks and caused them to examine their procedures; some called for legislation to address the problem. 
The networks have generally favored establishing a uniform poll closing time to address problems raised by election night projections, and the idea has some support on Capitol Hill.

Copyright 2000, 2001 Eric M. Appleman/Democracy in Action