CPTV and WNPR
Your center for the 2012 elections
2012 marks a pivotal election year for Americans, both locally and nationally. This November will bring the conclusion to an unrelenting campaign season. WNPR, along with NPR, and CPTV, along with PBS, will offer Connecticut comprehensive coverage and unique insights to all the events leading up to election night.
“Where We Vote”
Where We Vote is a regular series on Where We Live that features candidates in some of the most important races in the state. During the live broadcast from WNPR’s
Tune in to WNPR for upcoming debates and election information from across the state.
Election Night Special Coverage
WNPR will provide special election night coverage on the two biggest nights of the year, the August 14 primary and November 6 general election. Both nights will feature analysis, reports from the field and live break-ins for important speeches in the national and state races.
As always, WNPR reporters will report on the key moments of important state races, and WNPR’s “beat” reporters will take extensive looks at how the candidates stack up on issues like the environment, health care, education and the economy.
Plus, follow all the stories and reporting of the 2012 election from NPR by visiting http://www.npr.org/sections/elections/.
PBS Convention Coverage: A PBS NewsHour Special Report
August 27-30 and September 4-6, 8-11 p.m. ET
Award-winning political journalists Judy Woodruff and Gwen Ifill will co-anchor gavel-to-gavel broadcast coverage from the PBS Skybox at both the Republican National Convention in Tampa, FL (August 27 – 30) and from the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, NC (September 4 – 5) as well as the Bank of America Stadium (September 6).
A PBS Election 2012 special produced and directed by award-winning filmmaker Phillip Rodriguez, uses the current presidential election as a lens through which to view
Additional Election Tools from PBS NewsHour:
Keep track of where the candidates are:
Toss up states will provide the deciding electoral votes this year, pick and see which states will affect what outcome with this interactive electoral map:
Monday-Friday, 7-8 p.m.
Election-focused programming continues with gavel-to-gavel coverage of the conventions in
Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff co-anchor live coverage of election specials, including the presidential debates on October 3, 16 and 22 at 9 p.m. and the vice-presidential debate on October 11 at 9 p.m., each followed by a 30-minute analysis. NewsHour covers election night on November 6, beginning at 6 p.m., with a full evening of news and analysis.
For up-to-date, attentive reporting on the 2012 election, visit PBS NewsHour at http://www.pbs.org/newshour/topic/politics/.