It's Election Day, and voters are headed to the polls nationwide. The News' Robert J. McCarthy filed this report on the final push by candidates for the area's most closely watched race: the campaign for New York State governor. If you're looking for last-minute info before casting your ballot, check out The News' politics page, where you can see candidate profiles, listen to debates and get the latest news on each race.
Once polls close -- at 9 in New York State, earlier in some other states with major races -- BuffaloNews.com will offer complete coverage, including the latest results. The biggest races in Western New York will be covered from all the key locations, including GOP and Democratic headquarters in Buffalo and Cuomo headquarters in New York City. We'll also have coverage of the fight for Congress, with Jerry Zremski giving updates from Washington, D.C., and an interactive map updated throughout the night with state-by-state results and a tracker following the balance of power.
Here's more of what's in store tonight on BuffaloNews.com:
--Live results from all of the biggest races.
--Chat beginning at 7 p.m. hosted by News Staff Reporter Patrick Lakamp and featuring the News staffers who’ve been covering the top races.
--Constant updates and full stories from Buffalo News reporters covering all the major candidates.
--Coverage from Cuomo headquarters in New York City provided by Tom Precious of the News Albany Bureau.
--Team coverage from Paladino headquarters in Buffalo led by News Staff Reporter Phil Fairbanks.
--Updates on the fight for control of Congress from Jerry Zremski in The News’ Washington Bureau.
--Video of speeches from the night’s winners and losers.
--Election Day photos from News staff photographers.
--Analysis from News Political Reporter Robert J. McCarthy.
--Interactive maps showing county-by-county results in the governor's race and tracking the balance of power in Congress.