Election results: Where to get what you need

Know what really makes me feel old? Remembering when the only way to find out who was winning the presidential election was to watch one of the three major networks, something that was true as recently as 1992.

Nowadays, of course, there are an infinite number of ways. Here’s a quick look at where you can keep track of what’s going on locally, plus some interesting national sites. Plus, for those too young to remember, how TV used to cover politics –- in glorious black and white:
• The Dallas County elections department will start posting local results at 7 p.m., after the polls close.

• The Texas secretary of state will track state-wide results and the site includes a county-by-county function.

• Dallas’ Only Daily Newspaper.

• The Observer promises videos (though probably not in glorious black and white).

• For some foreign perspective: the BBC, Canada’s National Post, and Australia’s The Age.

And this, with Walter Cronkite, Dan Rather, and a special guest. …


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