Presidential Election Results Live Stream: Watch Who Wins Online Tonight for Free

All eyes will be on the presidential election results as they come in tonight, November 8. Will Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton win? Or will a third-party candidate take a state, forcing us to wait until the House of Representatives votes in January? There are a handful of ways to watch the results as they come in live online for free, including several YouTube options embedded here. You can watch the PBS broadcast of the election results at the top of this post. The PBS livestream coverage above will start at 6 p.m. Eastern above. (To see an electoral college map that we’ll update as results are announced, please see Heavy’s story here.)

What follows is a full roundup of other options, including live streaming on YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Roku, virtual reality, and more.

Major Cable Networks’ Live Streams for the Election Results

The election results will be broadcast live on ABC, CBS, NBC, CNN, CNBC, Fox, Fox News, MSNBC, and PBS NewsHour and Univision. You can watch NBC’s YouTube live stream below, beginning at 6:30 p.m. Eastern.

MTV is also hosting election night coverage, which you can watch below, starting at 6:50 p.m. Eastern.

And you can also watch an ABC live stream below, starting at 7 p.m. Eastern.

Many of the other major news stations will live stream the election results online and through their mobile apps. The CBS livestream can be accessed in multiple ways. You can watch via CNNGo online. You can also watch through CBS’ All Access channel. You can get a one-week trial by going to their All Access Website here and clicking on “Try 1 Week Free.” You’ll have to create an account and you won’t be charged unless you forget to cancel your account before a week is up. The CBS All Access channel can be watched on Android, Chromecast. FireTV, iPad, Apple TV, iPhone, Windows 10, Roku, Xbox One, and Xbox 360.

Telemundo is also offering livestreaming here.

You can also watch all of the election coverage and results in Spanish at AhoraMismo.com:

Additional YouTube Live Streams for the Presidential Election

The Young Turks is also offering live election day coverage, beginning at noon. You can watch the stream below.


Bloomberg is offering its own live election coverage and analysis starting at 5 p.m. Eastern. You can watch it below: