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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:
At 6:32 p.m. ET on Wednesday, more than a week after Election Day, The Associated Press called the U.S. House for the Republican Party after Republicans secured the 218th seat needed to gain control.
On Nov. 8 The Associated Press will count the vote, declare winners and cover the results of House, Senate and statewide races across the U.S. in a critical midterm election cycle.
Today AP announced it will work with Chainlink to help bring economic, sports and race call data onto blockchains, the decentralized computer networks for recording information in an unalterable way.
At 11:26 a.m. ET on Saturday, The Associated Press declared Joe Biden the winner of the U.S. presidential race.