US election 2020: How The Irish Times is covering the results

Our writers, led by Suzanne Lynch, will provide insightful reporting and analysis

Les Otten (right) hands his ballot to town moderator Tom Tillotson just after the stroke of midnight. Photograph: AP

Les Otten (right) hands his ballot to town moderator Tom Tillotson just after the stroke of midnight. Photograph: AP

 

All eyes are on the United States and the outcome of one of the most hotly contested elections in decades.

The Irish Times is providing live coverage of US election results throughout Tuesday night, Wednesday morning and as the aftermath comes into focus in the coming days.

Our team of correspondents and writers, led by Washington Correspondent Suzanne Lynch, will be on hand to provide the best reporting and analysis as results emerge.

Patrick Freyne, Simon Carswell, Hugh Linehan and Sarah Burns will keep you updated with every twist and turn on our special overnight US election live blog, starting on Tuesday afternoon and running through the night and Wednesday.

Presidential and Congressional results data will be published as we get it here. If you can’t stay with the coverage during the night, log on to The Irish Times first thing on Wednesday morning where Suzanne Lynch’s analysis of the unfolding result will be available.

We will be providing push notifications on key developments overnight.

She will also be our special guest on the Inside Politics podcast, available on Wednesday morning- go here - (or wherever you get your podcasts) to follow the podcast now.

Throughout Wednesday, our writers including Fintan O’Toole, Political Editor Pat Leahy, Europe Correspondent Naomi O’Leary and Stephen Starr, reporting from Ohio, will pore over the results with analysis and the view from the ground.

On Thursday we will publish a bumper edition of The Irish Times print edition and our coverage continues with a special edition of the World View podcast later on Thursday.

You can follow the World View podcast hereor wherever you get your podcasts.

In the meantime, don’t forget to sign up for Suzanne Lynch’s US Election Diary, which has been running throughout the campaign.Previous diaries can be found here, or one of our other email news digests to stay up-to-date.

If you need some extra help in deciding how to follow the results, check out our pieces on the best television coverage of the election result, the key moments to watch out for or a clear explanation of how America’s voting system works.

All of our US election coverage is available here.

And of course,you can subscribe for unfettered access to every piece of journalism The Irish Times produces, across our websites, mobile app, ePaper and specially produced subscriber-only articles and email digests.