Timberline’s AP Government Class hosts its traditional Election Night Potluck in the library. With commentators Elena Perry, Andrew Magyar and Kathryn Stephenson. Live comments will be made from 5:30- 8 p.m.
[5:30] E.P. – Odds are that Republicans will continue to control the Senate, but the Democrats have a better chance of winning the house.
[5:49] A.M. – There is a heavy focus on the polls in Florida because it’s a swing state.
[5:52] A.M. – Juju Chang, the correspondent in Tennessee for ABC News is back on the Tennes-scene.
[6:00] E.P. – Polls close in Arizona, Colorado, Louisiana, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, New Mexico, New York, North Dakota, South Dakota, Texas, Wisconsin and Wyoming.
[6:07] E.P. – Andrew Gillum is the first black governor nominee in Florida.
[6:09] K.S. – Some of these races, like Indiana district 9, are not close at all.
[6:15] K.S. – There are about 60 students and staff attending tonight.
[6:23] K.S. – Who are these people that are commentating on the ABC news, are they experts?
[6:29] E.P. – Regardless of who wins, Arizona will have its first female senator.
[6:39] K.S. – 51 percent of Floridians approve of Trump.
[6:49] A.M. – Republicans are making the gains in the Senate.
[6:53] E.P. – Democrats are catching up to the Republicans in the house, right now the numbers are 141 to 143 representatives.
[7:00] E.P. – Polls close in parts of Idaho, Iowa, Montana, Nevada, parts of Oregon and Utah.
[7:06] A.M. – Doug Ducey took the dub in Arizona’s gubernatorial.
[7:11] A.M. – Ted Cruz is cruisin’ to the top of the Senate votes.
[7:19] K.S. – Republicans are projected to keep control of the Senate by ABC news.
[7:29] E.P. – Texas is seeing large demographic changes, as every other baby born in the state is Hispanic and many of the larger cities are turning blue, according to ABC News.
[7:37] E.P. – Republican John Joyce rejoices as he is projected to win Pennsylvania’s 13th congressional district.
[7:41] K.S. – A third party candidate is in the running for senate in Maine, Terry Hayes is running as a moderate.
[7:44] E.P. – It’s easy to say that the group in the library is blue leaning, as every time a Democrat wins, students audibly celebrate.
[8:00] E.P. – Polls close in California, Hawaii, Idaho, Oregon and Washington.