Election Day in the United States is Nov. 6.
Here are the AP's plans for its national text and photo report on Election Day, including races to control the U.S. House and Senate, governors' mansions and various ballot issues.
A separate advisory is moving outlining AP's video and audio coverage plans for Election Day, as are separate text and photo advisories for individual U.S. states.
All Times are EST. Questions? Contact Washington Deputy Bureau Chief Kathleen Hennessey at firstname.lastname@example.org, or the AP's Nerve Center in New York at 212-621-1600.
— A variety of images of voters casting ballots will began moving soon after polls begin to open.
— A selection of candidates casting their ballots will be expedited. We will concentrate on candidates for Governor and US Senate.
— On election night images of the winning candidates for Governor and US Senates will move as soon as possible. We will also concentrate on candidates for the US House of Representatives that could affect the balance of power.
VIDEO AND AUDIO
— Live video of voters casting ballots in several states. Edits of voter reaction for all video and audio platforms.
— Live video and audio from election night rally sites in select races, appearances by President Donald Trump and congressional leadership.
— See separate advisory outlining AP's video and audio coverage plans for Election Day.
— ELECTION 2018 — In a time of widespread discontent with the president, voters cast ballots that will determine which party controls the Senate in the final two years of Donald Trump's first term in office, pick a new House of Representatives and elect governors in three dozen states. UPCOMING: 1,200 words, photos, video, interactive by 4 p.m. Updates throughout the night. With ELECTION 2018-THE LATEST.
— ELECTION 2018-AMERICA VOTES — Coverage of voters heading to the polls across the nation. UPCOMING: 1,200 words by 8 a.m., photos, video. Updates throughout the day. With ELECTION 2018-AMERICA VOTES-THE LATEST, ELECTION 2018-AMERICA VOTES-PHOTO GALLERY.
— ELECTION 2018-WHAT TO WATCH — What to watch for on Election Day. UPCOMING: 900 words, photos, video by 1 a.m.
— ELECTION 2018-TRUMP — President Trump reacts to the results of midterm elections. UPCOMING: 800 words, photos by 4 p.m. Will be updated.
— ELECTION 2018-HOUSE — Democrats need to pick up 23 seats to take back control of the House of Representatives from Republicans, who face a challenge nationwide to hold onto seats abandoned by more than a dozen retiring members and in suburban areas where President Trump is deeply unpopular. UPCOMING: 1,200 words, photos, video, audio. Will be updated. With ELECTION 2018-HOUSE-THE LATEST and ELECTION 2018-HOUSE-PHOTO GALLERY.
— ELECTION 2018-SENATE — Democrats defend seats nationwide on a Senate election map that favors Republicans, who enter the night with a 51-49 edge in the chamber and aim to hold onto control despite President Trump's unpopularity. UPCOMING: 1,200 words, photos, video, audio by 4 p.m. Will be updated. With ELECTION 2018-SENATE-THE LATEST and ELECTION 2018-SENATE-PHOTO GALLERY.
— ELECTION 2018-STATE GOVERNMENT — Florida's contest between Democrat Andrew Gillum and Republican Ron DeSantis headlines races for governor, as voters also elect lawmakers in nearly all of the country's state legislatures. UPCOMING: 900 words, photos, video, audio by 4 p.m. Will be updated. With ELECTION 2018-STATE GOVERNMENT-THE LATEST.
— ELECTION 2018-VOTING PROBLEMS — A review of any problems related to access to polling places, voter ID and counting the vote. UPCOMING: 800 words, photos by 4 p.m. Will be updated.
— ELECTION 2018-BALLOT ISSUES — Efforts to legalize the recreational use of marijuana in Michigan and North Dakota headline questions asked directly of voters. UPCOMING: 1,000 words, photos by 4 p.m. Will be updated.
— ELECTION 2018-VOTECAST — Results from AP VoteCast, an innovative Election Day survey that delivers a comprehensive report on the decisions made by Americans as they decided whether to vote, for whom to vote, and why. UPCOMING: 1,200 words, photos, video, audio, interactives by 5 p.m. Will be updated. With ELECTION 2018-VOTECAST-SNAPSHOT.
— ELECTION 2018-GOVERNOR-FLORIDA — Trump backer and former Rep. Ron DeSantis seeks election as Florida governor in a race against Democrat Andrew Gillum, the mayor of Tallahassee. UPCOMING: 800 words, photos, video, audio, by 4 p.m. Will be updated.
— ELECTION 2018-SENATE-TEXAS — Republican Sen. Ted Cruz seeks re-election against Beto O'Rourke, a Democratic member of Congress seeking a win in a reliably conservative state. UPCOMING: 800 words, photos, video, audio by 4 p.m. Will be updated.
— ELECTION 2018-SENATE-TENNESSEE — Former Democratic Gov. Phil Bredesen seeks a return to office in a race for Senate against Republican Rep. Marsha Blackburn. UPCOMING: 800 words, photos by 4 p.m. Will be updated.
— ELECTION 2018-GOVERNOR-GEORGIA — Democrat Stacey Abrams seeks to become the first African-American female governor in U.S. history, running in Georgia against Republican Secretary of State Brian Kemp. UPCOMING: 800 words, photos, video, audio by 4 p.m. Will be updated.
— ELECTION 2018— The question of which party controls the Senate could hinge on races that won't be decided until the early morning hours after Election Day. An updated report on the battle for control of Congress. UPCOMING: 800 words, photos, video, audio by 5 a.m. Will be updated. With ELECTION 2018-THE LATEST.
— ELECTION 2018-ANALYSIS — A look at how the outcome of the election will affect the final two years of President Trump's first term in office. UPCOMING: 1,000 words, photos, video, audio by 2 a.m.
— ELECTION 2018-WOMEN — The 2018 election featured more women running for House, Senate and governor than ever before. Here's how they fared. UPCOMING: 800 words, photos, video, audio by 2 a.m.
— ELECTION 2018-TAKEAWAYS — The first midterms of the Trump era served as a referendum on his administration. Here are takeaways about what the results really mean. UPCOMING: 1,200 words, photos, video, audio by 2 a.m.
— ELECTION 2018-FIRSTS — Voters made history in races across the country, ushering in a new, more diverse class of lawmakers. UPCOMING: 900 words, photos by 2 a.m. With ELECTION 2018-FIRSTS-PHOTO GALLERY, video, audio.
— ELECTION 2018-HOUSE-PROFILES — Short sketches of selected new members of the House. UPCOMING: 2,000 words, photos by 2 a.m.
— ELECTION 2018-SENATE PROFILES — Short sketches of each new member of the Senate. UPCOMING: 2,000 words, photos by 2 a.m.
— ELECTION 2018-EYES ON 2020 — With the midterms complete, there will be nothing to hold back those who believe they are ready to challenge President Trump. A look at how Election Day alters the political landscape as the campaign shifts to the 2020 presidential election. UPCOMING: 800 words, photos, video, audio by 2 p.m.
— ELECTION 2018-TO-DO LIST — The votes have been cast and the 2018 election is over. Now, lawmakers in control of Congress tackle their extensive list of priorities. UPCOMING: 1,200 words, photos by 4 p.m.
— ELECTION 2018-TRUMP — Coverage of President Trump on the day after the midterm elections. UPCOMING: 800 words, photos, video, audio by 5 p.m.
— ELECTION 2018-VOTECAST — What AP VoteCast, an innovative Election Day survey of more than 120,000 voters and nonvoters, says about what drove the results on Election Day. UPCOMING: 1,200 words, photos, video, audio by 5 p.m. With ELECTION 2018-VOTECAST TAKEAWAYS.
— ELECTION 2018-TICK TOCK — In the final weeks of the campaign, Democrats and Republicans fought bitterly for control of Congress. A behind-the-scenes look at how the winners won. UPCOMING: 1,200 words, photos by 5 p.m.