Welcome to the /r/politics 2016 Election Day Megathread! There is so much more to today than just Clinton v. Trump. The future direction of US Politics will be greatly influenced by the results of today’s elections all over the ballot.

  • /r/politics is hosting a couple of Reddit Live threads today. The first thread will be the highlights of today and will be moderated by us personally. The second thread will be hosted by us with the assistance of a variety of guest contributors. This second thread will be much heavier commentary, busier and more in-depth. So pick your poison and follow along with us!

  • Join us in a live chat all day! You simply need login to OrangeChat here to join the discussion.

  • See our /r/politics events calendar for upcoming AMAs, debates, and other events.

  • To get the cool “I Voted” flair added to your username simply say the words “I voted” anywhere in your comment and it will be automatically added. You can also just select it from the flair picker if you are

Who/What’s on the Ballot?

Election Day Resources


Polls opened today on the East Coast as early as 6am EST and the final polls will close in Alaska at 9pm AKST (1am EST). Depending on how close certain elections are, this could make for a very late evening. Note: This is specifically for state polls. US territories have different poll times.

Megathread Topic

The point of this megathread (that will be stickied all day) is to serve as the hub for both general Election Day and US Presidential discussion. More targeted discussion will occur in each state’s associated thread. These threads will serve for discussion of all local and state specific elections. This will ideally help make the discussion much more accessible for all those interested in these races.

Previous Megathreads


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