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ELECTION DAY

COVERAGE

Conducted by Edison Research

The definitive source for accurate, timely and comprehensive election data:
Exit Polls, Vote Count, Election Projections, Delegate Estimates

Nation Election Pool Logo

ELECTION DAY

COVERAGE

Conducted by Edison Research

The definitive source for accurate, timely and comprehensive election data:
Exit Polls, Vote Count, Election Projections, Delegate Estimates

The survey of record for U.S. elections

Since 2004, The National Election Pool (NEP) and Edison Research have conducted the only national exit polls in the United States. The NEP is the source for projections and analysis for every midterm election, presidential primary and presidential election. Our 2018 general election coverage included exit polls at over 700 voting locations as well as in-person and telephone surveys with absentee and early voters all around the country.

The survey of record for U.S. elections

Since 2004, The National Election Pool (NEP) and Edison Research have conducted the only national exit polls in the United States. The NEP is the source for projections and analysis for every midterm election, presidential primary and presidential election. Our 2018 general election coverage included exit polls at over 700 voting locations as well as in-person and telephone surveys with absentee and early voters all around the country.

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A proven source for accurate and timely

nationwide vote tabulation

In an effort to improve quality, streamline data collection, and expand election coverage in 2018, ABC News, CBS News, CNN and NBC News ended their arrangement with the Associated Press for vote tabulation and now partner with Edison Research for these data.

For the 2018 General Election, Edison Research provided the NEP with a fast and accurate vote count throughout the nation, providing data for all statewide races and all House races.

A proven source for accurate and timely

nationwide vote tabulation

In an effort to improve quality, streamline data collection, and expand election coverage in 2018, ABC News, CBS News, CNN and NBC News ended their arrangement with the Associated Press for vote tabulation and now partner with Edison Research for these data.

For the 2018 General Election, Edison Research provided the NEP with a fast and accurate vote count throughout the nation, providing data for all statewide races and all House races.

The NEP makes being a subscriber

easy and affordable

Exit poll and county vote data are available to clients via API and through a user-friendly custom web-based application. Subscribers receive technical support for graphics teams and can tailor subscription packages to include national and/or state results.

Experience – Credibility – Affordable subscriber rates
No multi-year commitments – Customer support.

The best choice for your election coverage

Exit Polls

Our unique data includes the only national and state exit polls in the U.S., and the only projections and analysis based on the opinions of people you can be sure are voters. We have kept our methodology free of any short cuts or “opt-in” online panels. Real voters, accurate results.

  • Proven probability-based sampling methods for accurate results
  • In-person interviews with over 100,000 voters as they leave their polling places on the day of the election
  • In-person interviews at early voting locations
  • Early and absentee voter telephone polls
  • Detailed analysis of who voted and why they made their choices
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Computer Exit Polls NEP

Exit Polls

Our unique data includes the only national and state exit polls in the U.S., and the only projections and analysis based on the opinions of people you can be sure are voters. We have kept our methodology free of any short cuts or “opt-in” online panels. Real voters, accurate results.

  • Proven probability-based sampling methods for accurate results
  • In-person interviews with over 100,000 voters as they leave their polling places on the day of the election
  • In-person interviews at early voting locations
  • Early and absentee voter telephone polls
  • Detailed analysis of who voted and why they made their choices

The NEP Poll’s superior methodology includes probability-based samples and interviews with real voters

NEP and AP Poll Methodology Comparison (2018)

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Source: AP VoteCast Methodology Description

Vote Count

The NEP provides media organizations with real-time vote results in all 50 states for statewide races, ballot initiatives and House races. The NEP vote count from Edison Research is the only service continuously updated after Election Day. We track every vote until results are certified by all states. Vote count data is available for statewide results, vote by Congressional District, county vote data breakouts for statewide races, and all U.S. House races.

The fastest and most complete vote results

Multiple sources allow Edison Research to provide faster reporting of vote data than any other organization.

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Computer Vote Count NEP

Vote Count

The NEP provides media organizations with real-time vote results in all 50 states for statewide races, ballot initiatives and House races. The NEP vote count from Edison Research is the only service continuously updated after Election Day. We track every vote until results are certified by all states. Vote count data available for statewide results, vote by Congressional District, county vote data breakouts for statewide races, and all U.S. House races.

The fastest and most complete vote results

Multiple sources allow Edison Research to provide faster reporting of vote data than any other organization.

NEP vs. AP House Calls 2018: 257 called first by the NEP, 136 by the AP

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Source: Comparison of Edison House projections and Politico reporting of AP House projections

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Race Projections –

More data and faster results means timely projections and analysis

Exit polls provide a preview of the important stories on election night, and early exit poll results are available to subscribers at 5pm Eastern. In 2018, the NEP’s 5pm Eastern exit poll estimates provided an accurate picture of the key stories of election night. The NEP estimated that the national House popular vote margin in 2018 for the Democrats at 5pm was 10 points, closely matching the final margin of 8.6 points.

For the 2020 General Election, race projections will be made in all 50 states for statewide races, ballot measures, as well as all 435 House races.

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Race Projections –

More data and faster results means timely projections and analysis

Exit polls provide a preview of the important stories on election night, and early exit poll results are available to subscribers at 5pm Eastern. In 2018, the NEP’s 5pm Eastern exit poll estimates provided an accurate picture of the key stories of election night. The NEP estimated that the national House popular vote margin in 2018 for the Democrats at 5pm was 10 points, closely matching the final margin of 8.6 points.

For the 2020 General Election, race projections will be made in all 50 states for statewide races, ballot measures, as well as all 435 House races.

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