Along with up-to-date results and a live video webcast Election Night on BuffaloNews.com, The News will be providing readers with a live blog and chat.
It kicks off at 7:30 p.m. and will be hosted by News Staff Reporter Mary Pasciak. Comments and questions can be submitted for guests to answer until 9 p.m., when the chat will switch over to a running blog with updates from The News' reporters at election hotspots throughout Western New York.
The guest schedule for the open portion of the chat is as follows:
7:30 to 7:45 p.m.: News Political Reporter/Columnist Bob McCarthy (general overview and Erie County legislature)
7:45 to 8 p.m.: Editorial Page Editor John Neville (editorial board endorsement process)
8 to 8:15 p.m.: Suburban Editor Maki Becker (town races in Erie County)
8:15 to 8:30 p.m.: Niagara Falls Staff Reporter Aaron Besecker (Niagara Falls City Council race)
8:30 to 8:45 p.m.: News Staff Reporter Dan Herbeck (Erie County sheriff's race)
8:45 to 9 p.m.: Senior Metro Columnist Donn Esmonde (general overview)