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The Guardian (Australia) explanation of the election, electoral college, swing states, and Congress, the Senate and the House.
The Guardian’s minute by minute update coverage. [updated link]
FiverThirtyEight’s How To Watch Tuesday’s House Results Like A Pro
Coverage of hour by hour poll closing and what is happening with the electoral college votes,
Polling in the Eastern states will start to close by 1pm NZT and projections will begin.
Polls in the West will close by 5pm (7pm in Alaska which shouldn’t affect the result). This is the earliest time that the election can be called, and traditionally media wait until then, but the Guardian is suggesting results are likely to be around 6pm NZT.
ABC coverage (NZ is 2 hours ahead of EDST)
Guardian Australia (NZ is 2 hours ahead of EDST)
BBC Hour by Hour page (NZ is 13 hours ahead of GMT)
The Green Papers poll closing times and votes (NZ is 13 hours ahead of UTC)