Network Projections

by Tal Yellin, Ivory Sherman, Frank Pallota

CNN tracked the projections by major TV networks during the night of the presidential election. Each network projects the winner at their own discretion, based on the data available to them. The times below were collected using the respective network's Twitter feed.

This graphic visualizes the order in which calls were made, sorted by poll closing time.

abc

cbs

cnn

fox news

nbc

Projected winner →

 

 

 

 

 

 

Trump

2:55 AM*

 

 

 

 

 

 

Trump

2:52 AM*

 

 

 

 

 

 

Trump

2:48 AM*

 

 

 

 

 

 

Trump

2:40 AM*

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Trump

3:04 AM*

IN KY: Trump
VT: Clinton

S. Carolina
Trump

 

 

 

 

Virginia
Clinton

 

 

 

 

Georgia
Trump

 

 

 

 

N. Carolina
Trump

 

 

 

Ohio
Trump

 

 

 

West Virginia
Trump

DC DE MA MD NJ
Clinton

Alabama
Trump

 

 

 

Connecticut
Clinton

 

 

 

 

Florida
Trump

 

 

 

 

Illinois
Clinton

 

Maine
Clinton (3)
Trump (1)

 

 

 

 

Missouri
Trump

 

 

 

Mississippi
Trump

 

New Hampshire
Clinton

Oklahoma
Trump

 

Pennsylvania
Trump

 

 

Rhode Island
Clinton

 

 

Tennessee
Trump

 

Arkansas
Trump

 

 

 

 

KS NE ND SD WY
Trump
NY
Clinton

Arizona
Trump

 

 

 

Colorado
Clinton

 

 

 

 

Louisiana
Trump

 

 

 

Michigan
Trump

 

 

Minnesota
Clinton

 

New Mexico
Clinton

 

 

 

 

Texas
Trump

 

Wisconsin
Trump

 

 

 

Iowa
Trump

 

 

 

 

Montana
Trump

Nevada
Clinton

 

 

 

Utah
Trump

 

 

 

 

CA HI: Clinton
ID: Trump

Oregon
Clinton

 

 

 

 

Washington
Clinton

 

 

 

Alaska
Trump

 

 

in ky vt

7 PM

 

 

 

sc

8:17 PM

 

 

 

 

va

10:35 PM

 

 

 

 

 

ga

11:51 PM

 

 

nc

11:06 PM

 

 

oh

10:23 PM

 

 

wv

7:30 PM

dc de ma md nj

8 PM

 

al

8:25 PM

 

 

 

ct

9:13 PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

fl

11:32 PM

 

il

8 PM

 

 

 

 

me

2:10 AM*

 

 

 

mo

10:09 PM

 

ms

8 PM

 

nh

No data**

ok

8 PM

 

 

 

pa

No data**

ri

8 PM

 

 

 

tn

8:18 PM

 

 

 

ar

9:10 PM

 

ks ne ny nd sd wy

9 PM

 

 

az

7:51 PM*

 

 

 

co

10:41 PM

 

 

 

la

9:34 PM

 

 

mi

2:35 PM***

 

 

 

mn

11:25 AM*

 

nm

10:09 PM

 

 

 

tx

9 PM

 

 

 

 

wi

No data**

 

 

 

ia

11:37 PM

 

mt

10 PM

 

nv

12:29 AM*

 

 

 

 

ut

11:30 PM

 

 

ca hi id

11 PM

 

or

11:12 pm

 

 

 

 

wa

11:35 PM

 

 

 

 

ak

No data**

in ky vt

7 PM

 

 

sc

7:56 PM

 

 

 

 

va

10:29 PM

 

 

 

ga

11:43 PM

 

 

 

 

nc

11:05 PM

 

 

 

 

 

oh

10:31 PM

wv

7:30 PM

dc de ma md nj

8 PM

 

 

al

8:26 PM

 

 

 

 

ct

9:37 PM

 

 

fl

11:30 PM

 

 

 

 

il

8:04 PM

 

me

1:59 AM*

 

 

 

 

 

mo

10:09 PM

 

 

ms

8:10 PM

nh

No data**

ok

8 PM

 

 

pa

2:52 AM*

 

 

 

ri

8:08 PM

tn

8 PM

 

 

 

ar

9:05 PM

 

 

ks ne ny nd sd wy

9 PM

az

2:42 AM*

 

 

 

 

 

 

co

10:42 PM

 

 

 

la

9:40 PM

 

 

 

mi

3:16 PM***

 

mn

No data**

 

 

 

 

nm

10:20 PM

tx

9 PM

 

 

 

wi

2:48 AM*

 

 

 

ia

11:36 PM

 

 

mt

10 PM

 

 

nv

12:32 AM*

 

 

ut

11:17 PM

 

 

 

ca hi id

11 PM

 

 

or

11:17 PM

 

 

 

 

 

wa

12 AM*

 

 

ak

2:58 AM*

in ky vt

7 PM

 

 

 

 

sc

8:30 PM

 

 

 

 

va

10:39 PM

 

 

 

ga

11:48 PM

 

 

 

 

nc

11:08 PM

 

 

oh

10:26 PM

 

wv

7:30 PM

dc de ma md nj

8 PM

 

 

 

al

8:30

 

 

 

 

ct

9:41 PM

 

 

 

 

fl

11:34 PM

il

8 PM

 

 

 

 

 

me

3:54 AM*

 

 

 

mo

10:15 PM

ms

8 PM

 

nh

No data**

ok

8 PM

 

 

 

pa

No data**

ri

8 PM

 

 

tn

8 PM

 

 

 

 

 

ar

9:13 PM

ks ne ny nd sd wy

9 PM

 

az

2:43 AM*

 

 

 

 

 

 

co

10:49 PM

 

 

 

la

9:41 PM

mi

2:35 PM***

 

 

 

mn

No data**

 

 

 

nm

10:15 PM

 

 

tx

9:13 PM

 

wi

2:28 AM*

 

 

 

 

 

 

ia

12:08 AM*

mt

10 PM

 

 

 

nv

12:35 AM*

 

 

 

 

ut

1:09 AM*

ca hi id

11 PM

 

 

 

or

11:18 PM

 

 

 

wa

11:41 PM

 

ak

1:41 AM*

 

 

in ky vt

7 PM

sc

7:50 PM

 

 

 

 

va

9:57 PM

 

 

 

 

ga

11:38 PM

 

 

 

 

nc

10:45 PM

 

 

 

 

 

oh

10:26 PM

 

wv

No data**

dc de ma md nj

8 PM

 

 

 

al

8:30 PM

 

 

ct

9:22 PM

 

 

fl

10:59 PM

 

 

 

 

il

8 PM

 

me

1:10am*

 

 

 

 

mo

8 PM

 

 

 

ms

8 PM

 

nh

No data**

 

ok

8:05 PM

pa

2:40 AM*

 

 

 

ri

8:07 PM

 

tn

8 PM

 

 

ar

9:03 PM

 

 

 

ks ne ny nd sd wy

9 PM

 

 

 

az

No data**

co

10:25 PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

la

9:40 PM

 

 

mi

2:46 PM***

 

 

mn

No data**

nm

9:40pm

 

 

 

 

tx

9 PM

 

wi

11:29 PM

 

 

 

ia

11:32 PM

 

 

 

 

mt

10 PM

nv

12:24 AM*

 

 

 

ut

11:09 PM

 

 

 

 

ca hi id

11 PM

 

 

 

 

or

11:24 PM

wa

11 PM

 

 

 

 

 

ak

No data**

in ky vt

7 PM

 

sc

7:51 PM

 

 

 

 

va

10:26 PM

 

 

 

 

 

ga

11:44 PM

 

 

 

nc

11:05 PM

 

 

oh

10:21 PM

 

 

 

wv

7:30 PM

dc de ma md nj

8 PM

al

8 PM

 

 

 

ct

8 PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

fl

11:31 PM

 

 

il

8 PM

 

 

 

me

2 AM*

 

 

 

mo

10:07 pm

 

 

ms

8 PM

 

nh

No data**

ok

8 PM

 

 

 

pa

3:10 AM*

ri

8 PM

 

 

tn

8 PM

 

ar

8:30 PM

 

 

 

 

ks ne ny nd sd wy

9 PM

 

 

 

az

8:29 PM*

 

co

10:35 PM

 

 

 

la

9 PM

 

 

 

 

 

mi

No data**

mn

9:21 AM*

 

 

nm

10:04 PM

 

 

 

tx

9 PM

 

 

 

 

wi

3:10 AM*

 

ia

11:33 PM

 

 

 

mt

10 PM

 

 

nv

12:32 AM*

 

 

 

 

ut

11:32 PM

 

ca hi id

11 pm

or

11 pm

 

 

 

 

wa

11 pm

 

 

 

 

ak

2:14 am*

 

*Wednesday, November 9, 2016

**Cannot confirm time

***Monday, November 28, 2016

Organized by poll closing time (Eastern Standard Time):

  • 07:00 PM: GA, IN, KY, SC, VT, VA
  • 07:30 PM: NC, OH, WV
  • 08:00 PM: AL, CT, DE, DC, FL, IL, ME, MD, MA, MS, MO, NH, NJ, OK, PA, RI, TN
  • 08:30 PM: AR
  • 09:00 PM: AZ, CO, KS, LA, MI, MN, NE, NM, NY, ND, SD, TX, WI, WY
  • 10:00 PM: IA, MT, NV, UT
  • 11:00 PM: CA, HI, ID, OR, WA
  • 01:00 AM: AK

Additional contributions by Manav Tanneeru and Alysha Love