By Steve Kabelowsky Contributing Columnist Published Oct 31, 2014 at 3:01 PM

If you are not sick of the heavy-stock mailers and the constant ads on television, then you must love politics. However, I think the majority of us will let out a collective sigh of relief when the midterm elections are over.

Across the country, a number of the higher-profile races – including the run for Wisconsin governor between Scott Walker and Mark Burke – will be part of the larger election coverage on Tuesday night on the national cable news outlets.

ECONOMIC IMPACT: Neil Cavuto will anchor the majority of the coverage on Fox Business Network (FBN). Live continuous coverage of the 2014 midterm elections on Tuesday, will start at 7 p.m.

"Special Report: 2014 Midterm Elections" will feature coverage of the key races across the country with analysis of the results and their potential impact on the economy. At 7 p.m., global markets editor Maria Bartiromo will join Cavuto in the first hour. At 8 p.m., Lou Dobbs of "Lou Dobbs Tonight" will weigh in with expert commentary on economic ussues.

FBN's Liz MacDonald, Lisa "Kennedy" Montgomery, Charles Payne, Melissa Francis and David Asman will also contribute to the election coverage, providing market updates and Wall Street reaction throughout the night. FBN's Sandra Smith will provide comparative analysis via FBN's "one-touch" technology while Jo Ling Kent analyzes exit poll data live from the Fox Business Virtual Newsroom.

Washington correspondent Peter Barnes will be live from FBN's New York headquarters to break down the balance of power in Congress, while Washington correspondent Rich Edson provides breaking news updates and voter reaction from across the nation.

On the web, will feature a live event page with real-time data on international and futures market reaction to the race results.

NETWORK AND BEYOND: Fox News Channel (FNC) will offer live coverage of midterm election night with  "America’s Election HQ" at 5 p.m. Co-anchored by Bret Baier and Megyn Kelly, the program will feature coverage of the key races across the country, as well as political analysis across all Fox News platforms.  Additionally, Shepard Smith will offer election coverage for the Fox television network from the Fox News Deck, providing updates on the midterm race results throughout the evening.  

Contributing to FNC’s election coverage will be Bill Hemmer, who will break down the results on the electronic "Bill-board," and Martha MacCallum, who will report on the exit poll data. The program will also feature analysis from FNC’s senior political analyst Brit Hume, "Fox News Sunday" host Chris Wallace, as well as contributors Bob Beckel, Stephen Hayes, Charles Krauthammer, Dana Perino, Kirsten Powers, Karl Rove, Joe Trippi, George Will and Juan Williams.

 In the field, Fox News will have chief White House correspondent Ed Henry covering President Obama as a factor in the election from the White House while chief congressional correspondent Mike Emanuel will report on the possible shift of power in the Senate from the Democratic Senate Campaign Committee (DSCC) in Washington, D.C. Additional Fox News correspondents reporting on location from key races include: Alicia Acuna (Colorado), Shannon Bream (Iowa), Carl Cameron (Kentucky), Molly Line (New Hampshire), James Rosen (Kansas), John Roberts (Louisiana), Dan Springer (Alaska) and Mike Tobin (Wisconsin).

Online, Fox News will stream "The Strategy Room" from 8 to 10 p.m. The program will feature news and analysis from Eric Bolling, Jedidiah Bilah, Harris Faulkner, Lisa "Kennedy" Montgomery, Andrea Tantaros and others. The show’s casual format, which viewers can watch at, will provide a fresh take on the results of the night with spirited discussions that go beyond the typical political fare.

Fox News Latino (FNL) will stream live from 8 to 10 p.m. in both English and Spanish by Fox News  contributor Rick Sanchez and feature analysis from influential leaders in the Hispanic community. Viewers can tune in to live coverage at

POINT OF VIEW: MSNBC will present live coverage of the midterm elections starting at 5 p.m. on Tuesday. "Vote 2014!" will be anchored by Rachel Maddow and Chris Matthews, who will be joined by Steve Kornacki as he tracks the breaking results and data throughout the night. Chuck Todd, Jose Díaz-Balart, Chris Hayes, Andrea Mitchell, Reverend Al Sharpton, and Kasie Hunt will also be on-hand to share their insights and observations as the polls close.

MSNBC will have correspondents reporting from key battleground states, including Ed Schultz live from Florida and Lawrence O’Donnell from Kansas, to hear from voters and candidates across the country.  Joy Reid, Melissa Harris-Perry, Alex Wagner, Luke Russert, and Perry Bacon, will also report from races in Georgia, Iowa, North Carolina and Kentucky.

Tamron Hall will share exit poll results, and MSNBC contributors Steve Schmidt and Robert Gibbs will weigh in on campaign strategies. MSNBC Contributors Maria Teresa Kumar and Michael Steele will also play a role in the night’s coverage.

At 9 p.m., Ari Melber and Krystal Ball will host "Digital Decision 2014" and provide an in-depth analysis of election night on They will be checking in with MSNBC reporters and political experts from around the country while also interacting with viewers by answering questions and responding to comments in real time.

Online, MSNBC reporters will provide breaking news for both and the network throughout the night, including Benjy Sarlin in Colorado, Suzy Khimm in Georgia, Trymaine Lee in Ferguson, Mo.,; Alex Seitz-Wald in Iowa, Irin Carmon in Kentucky, Meredith Clark in Wisconsin, Aliyah Frumin in Florida, and Amanda Sakuma in North Carolina.

MORE TECNHNOLOGY AND A MAGIC WALL: With the U.S. Senate up for grabs, CNN’s "Election Night in America" will provide up-to-the-minute election results from all the key states and races across the country and from the Election Center in Washington.

CNN anchors Wolf Blitzer and Anderson Cooper will headline the network’s coverage, beginning at 4 p.m., along with chief Washington correspondent and anchor Jake Tapper providing political expertise and analysis on gubernatorial projections and candidate speeches throughout the evening.

Chief national correspondent John King will use the "CNN Magic Wall," featuring advancements that include improved visual performance and graphics customized to communicate data results in real-time.

Kicking off the day’s election coverage, "Early Start" anchors John Berman and Christine Romans will begin special coverage at 4 a.m., followed by "New Day" with Chris Cuomo, Michaela Pereira and Alisyn Camerota at 5 a.m.

Chief political analyst Gloria Borger and senior political analyst David Gergen will join the team to provide in-depth analysis as exit polls are released and projections are madeChief congressional correspondent Dana Bash and chief political correspondent Candy Crowley will offer their campaign experience and insight late into the evening. Bash will also have rare access inside the war rooms at both the RNC and the DNC as the political parties track results and data from around the country.

CNN’s weekly host Michael Smerconish, will provideinsights during the network’s coverage. CNN’s broad stable of commentators—including Paul Begala, Jay Carney, S.E. Cupp, Stephanie Cutter, Newt Gingrich, Van Jones, Kevin Madden, Ana Navarro—will also be on hand to offer unique perspectives.

Continuing with the "CNN Magic Wall" tradition that began during the 2008 primaries, King will debut a new broadcast companion, "My CNN Magic Wall." This new online application, developed by Microsoft, enables viewers to engage with the network’s coverage while exploring data and projections in real-time with 3D data visualizations and advanced touch functionality.

Correspondent Tom Foreman will take viewers inside the virtual Senate and the U.S House, allowing viewers to visualize the balance of power in the Congress and foresee the consequences of a Democratic or Republican-controlled Senate.

On Tuesday, CNN will take over the Empire State Building to display U.S. Senate vote results to New Yorkers first-hand as well as to viewers nationwide via CNN’s telecast. At 5 p.m. and throughout the evening, viewers are invited to be a part of CNN’s coverage by tagging photos of the Empire State Building with #CNNElection on Instagram and Twitter.

Steve Kabelowsky Contributing Columnist

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