It’s hard to be a news network on a news day that is, until the poll returns come in, such a relatively slow one. CNN, with the chyrons it used to announce the 2016 U.S. election day’s events as its pundits talked, did its best—often with quite poetic results.

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TRUMP: ‘I’VE DECIDED TO VOTE FOR MYSELF’
JUDGE RULES AGAINST TRUMP CAMP IN NEVADA VOTING DISPUTE.
ELECTION NIGHT IN AMERICA

TRUMP: REPORTS OF REPUBLICAN VOTES SWITCHED TO DEM
TRUMP TWEET MISTAKENLY ALLEGES NATIONWIDE VOTING ISSUES

FIRST EXIT POLL RESULTS 46 MIN 12 SEC

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TWO ELECTION WORKERS FIRED FROM BROWARD COUNTY, FLORIDA
CLINTON FIGHTS TO HOLD OFF TRUMP IN KEY STATE OF PA
EARLY VOTING SPIKES AMONG LATINOS IN 3 KEY STATES

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BREAKING NEWS: VOTING UNDER WAY ACROSS U.S.
JUST HOURS AWAY FROM FIRST ELECTION RESULTS
FACT.

INTERNET GOES WILD OVER PHOTO OF TRUMP AND MELANIA VOTING
HUNDREDS FLOCK TO SUSAN B. ANTHONY’S GRAVE ON ELECTION DAY
FIVE STATES VOTING ON WHETHER TO LEGALIZE MARIJUANA
First polls close in 1:45:00
FACT.

JUST HOURS AWAY FROM FIRST ELECTION RESULTS

FIRST EXIT POLL RESULTS 27 MIN 28 SEC

FACT:
2016
JUDGE RULES AGAINST TRUMP CAMP
IN NEVADA VOTING DISPUTE

Kayleigh McEnany / Conservative Columnist
Kayleigh McEnany / Trump Supporter

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FIRST EXIT POLL RESULTS 17 MIN 45 SEC
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Michael Nutter / Clinton Supporter
Michael Nutter / Former Philadelphia Mayor

FIRST EXIT POLL RESULTS 12 MIN 45 SEC

Both campaigns are holding their watch parties in midtown Manhattan.
Virginia officials describe turnout as “way” up and “robust.”
Judge rejects Trump lawsuit over early voting hours in Clark County, NV.
Utah officials reporting voting machine problems across the state.

FIRST EXIT POLL RESULTS 7 MIN 13 SEC
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Andre Bauer / Former Lieutenant Gov. of South Carolina

BREAKING NEWS: CLINTON MOTORCADE LEAVING FOR NYC
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FIRST POLLS CLOSE: 52 MIN 25 SEC
FIRST POLLS CLOSE: 48 MIN 37 SEC
FIRST POLLS CLOSE: 40 MIN 21 SEC

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