Topic: “Decision desk”

Posted in Announcements

Chad Day named chief elections analyst

, by Nicole Meir

In a memo to staff on Tuesday, Vice President and Head of News Strategy and Operations David Scott and Director of Public Opinion Research Emily Swanson announced that Chad Day will be AP’s new chief elections analyst:

Posted in Behind the News

Understanding the election: Why this year is different

, by Lauren Easton

The coronavirus pandemic means more Americans than ever before will cast their ballots ahead of Election Day. Deputy Managing Editor for Operations David Scott, who oversees AP’s race calling, explains how this may affect when we will know who won the 2020 U.S. presidential election: