US Election 2012: Liveblog

It’s the final countdown! The team here at Comment are going to be blogging live as the results come in. We’ll draw in sources from news sites, Twitter and elsewhere, and try and draw your attention to the big news that matters as each state declares. We’ll also look for anything funny that’s going on anywhere – after all, this is an American election, and the race has been full of bizarre moments thus far.

We’ve got a team of Americans (and Brits, indeed) on hand to provide some commentary from their own perspective as the evening going on. We’ll also be answering any questions you might have in the comments below, and we’d love to hear from you as we run the very late shift, particularly if you’d like any aspect of the process explained. We’ll be live from midnight (GMT, 19:00 EST) on Tuesday as the first polls begin to close through to about 9:00 (04:00 EST) Wednesday morning, or later if the result takes a particularly long time to declare.


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