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welcome to our special election day coverage here on news4 today. we're one hour away from the first polls opening in virginia and two hours in maryland and d.c. >> we have a team of reporters here and in new york where later tonight, we'll have a president-elect. >> it is 5:00 on the dot. good morning, everybody, i'm aaron gilchrist. >> i'm eun yang. we want to talk about the forecast to find out what people will be dealing with weather wise when they head to the polls skies remain clear overnight. that allowed for quite the drop in temperatures. many spots across central virginia are down below the freezing mark early this morning. an extra layer of warmth needed. it will be nice and mild later today. afternoon highs way up into the 60s. clouds come back tonight. we'll talk about tomorrow's rain chance coming up. out you go. 30 at gaithersburg. 28 in manassas and warrenton.
a quick warm up, though. should be mid-60s at lunch time. mid to upper 60s for highs today. sun is down at 5:00. by 8:00, back down into the 50s. we'll take a closer look at tomorrow and outdoor activity planner coming up. melissa mollet, good morning, new trouble on the outer loop. >> outer loop at 202. brand new crash that popped up. we have two lanes blocked. not seeing a delay. no doubt that back up will start if it hangs around too on construction there on 66. 95 at dale city, northbound, southbound, rolling along quite nicely. more on the problem on the beltway coming up. thank you. it is 5:01. decision day is finally here. poms in our area begin to open in an hour after a year of campaigning, tonight we'll find out who will be the new president-elect. >> at one point we had 23 candidates running for president today. americans will make the choice
we have you covered with everything you need to know on-air, on our app and on social media. right now both candidates are back home and resting before heading to the polls this morning. >> donald trump will be voting in new york city. nbc's sarah rosario is live outside of trump tower with more on the closing message to voters. sarah, good morning. >> good morning to you. donald trump is resting this morning after campaigning late into the night states yesterday alone. here outside of trump towers, it is quiet, we've seen crowds of people both for and against him. it is a sign of how divicive this election really is. michigan is a critical state. it voted democrative in the last
trump's camp is remaining optimistic. with polls showing him trailing he is hoping for an upset win. he was in florida, north carolina, pennsylvania and making a stop in new hampshire and again ending his campaign in michigan. take a listen to what he has to say to some of the voters out there yesterday. >> i'm asking you to dream big. because with your vote, we are just hours away from the change entire life. >>. >> reporter: and the ultimate decision, again, is up to the voters. everybody anxiously awaiting for tonight's results and with more protests expected here in new york and outside of trump towers there, is a heightened sense of security all over new york city and again, more police officers, especially at the two places where both donald trump and hillary clinton are planning on hosting the election parties tonight.
aaron and eun, back to you. >> thank you. turning now to the clinton's campaign closing message. let's get to angie goff with the decision desk. >> hillary clinton ending more than 500 days on the campaign trail by pulling out all the stops. she campaigned in three battleground states yesterday. the president, first lady, former president bill clinton and her daughter, chelsea clinton spoke on behalf. she headed to a midnight get out and vote rally in north carolina where she spoke about coming together. >> what i see now is a sense of potential of joy. there is no reason, my friends, why america's best days are not ahead of us. >> reporter: clinton will vote at an elementary school in her home in chappaqua this morning.
heading into election day, hillary clinton is ahead in our final nbc news survey monkey tracking poll. >> she leads donald trump 47 to 41 in a four way race. the political team says clinton has been leading in the polls by at least four points since september. >> let's look at the electoral map here. in order to win the presidency, a candidate must secure 270 electoral votes. right now, nbc news electoral battleground map tipping at 274. donald trump has to win all of the states considered toss ups and flip a blue state red in order to win. in our area, all eyes are on battleground virginia. >> molette green is live in fairfax county with what you need to know before you head to the polls. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you guys. the election workers, they are inside now setting up. we saw them arriving with their coffee, lunch, and some told me, their dinner in hand prepared
the polls open here at 6:00 so nobody is lined up yet. we can tell you that the coral department here at centerville high school, they've set-up a little stash. they'll be selling baked goods to all of the voters who come here today for the choral department to raise money. a couple of things voters need to know before they come out. bring your id. virginia voters must show id at the polling place. if you don't have it, youan don't stay home. you'll just have to vote with a provisional ballot. one of the big races that we are watching, in fact, the entire country keeping an eye on is the tenth district house seat. one of the most competitive in the nation between republican incumbent barbara comstock going for her second term and her democratic challenger luann bennett. comstock did a campaign blitz throughout the district from bus
supermarkets. her challenger luann bennett, a real estate executive, she made final stops with senators tim kaine, mark warner, house sandy hoyer and gold star father khazir khan. we'll be out here throughout the morning, we'll bring you the very latest on election day. back to you. >> thank you. another big item on the ballot today in fairfax county is the proposed meals tax. raise how much it costs you to eat out. county officials say the 4% meal tax will generate $100 million each year. much of that will go to schools. opponents argue that charging more for prepared foods would hurt tourism and unfairly affect low and middle income families. if you're voting in maryland today, the polls will open at 7:00 this morning. they will stay open until 8:00 tonight. if you are a first time voter,
accepted ids include a driver's license, student id, passport or utility bill. chris van hollen is hoping to keep the u.s. senate seat in maryland blue. he is facing off against republican kathy szeliga who currently serves as the minority whip in the house of delegates. democrats out number republicans 2-1. barba barbara mikulsky is retiring. >> there are local races and a referendum on the ballot. news4's kristin wright is live at union station catching up with voters. what do d.c. voters need to know this morning? >> reporter: you know what? voters in d.c. have had some interesting things to think about in our city here. here is what you need to know today in d.c. first, the logistics.
morning and close at 8:00. you don't need a photo id to vote. if you're not registered and you want to vote, it is not too late. d.c. does have same day registration. a lot of places don't have that. but if you do do the same day registration. you need to show proof of residency to do that. so on the ballot today, one of the big things is d.c. state hood. we've been talking about this for a long time. there are also three council seats up for one of them, the once embattled former mayor vince gray is vying for one of them. we spoke to one young woman here at union station a few minutes ago. she lives here in d.c. she is 25 years old. she is excited to vote. here is what she had to say. >> it will feel good because i feel like my voice will be
be in there. >> so d.c. state hood, one of the big decisions that voters in the district have to make. we'll be talking about that next time i see you here this morning. >> kristin wright. thank you. polls in west virginia open at 6:30 this morning and close at 7:30 tonight as long as you're in line by 7:30, you can vote. no id is required there. the governor's race is on the ballot. jim justice is running on the democrat he is facing off against state senate president bill cole, a republican. >> this is a reminder to keep an eye out for any irregularities at the polls. look for long lines, broken machines or someone denied the right to vote. contact the news4 i team's voter patrol tip line at 202-885-4444. that number is on your screen right now.
>> it is all hands on deck is what an official tells nbc news about the scope of readiness. military and cyber experts are morning tomorrowing intelligence for any threats including the six national cyber centers and 54 state emergency operation centers. there will be more than 500 monitors in 28 states that includes virginia, polling places will be monitored in fairfax and prince william counties. news4 is your home for decision 2016. join us for all day long here on news4. we'll bring you nbc nightly news with lester holt a half hour early at 6:30 tonight followed by our live election reporting starting at 7:00. 5:11 is your time now. grab a coat before you head out to vote today. chuck is updating his election day forecast so you can plan ahead before your trip to the polls. >> they created the law but they don't have to follow it. what the news4 i team is uncovering about leaders in congress fighting to keep their spot.
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temperatures well up into the 60s today. chance for some rain drops coming our way for tomorrow. so your exercise forecast, a lot of people don't have to go to work or school today. now it is in the 30s. mid-60s at noon and even staying into the 60s later at 6:00 this evening. clouds increase tonight. more about tomorrow's rain chance in a few more minutes. melissa mollet says there is a new crash to concern ourselves with. >> we have this concern on the beltway. outer loop at 202. we're seeing a tiny bit of a slow down here. the report is that two blocked. when i pull up my camera in the area, you can see we're not seeing any problem there, inner loop or outer loop. it is out of view here this morning. just a warning for you there. the bottom of the beltway there and the routes in and out of town. indian head highway. pennsylvania avenue. everything there is okay. taking a look at 270 from 70 down to the spur going to take you 27 minutes. you're nice and on time there. see you in 10. in less than an hour, the
which decide the presidential race tonight. >> for that, we bring in political analyst john allen from sidewire.com. we appreciate you coming in. we mare about states that can make and break this election. what states should we be watching tonight? >> good morning and it is going to be a long day, but i think florida is the big state to watch early on. if florida goes to hillary clinton, the election is essentially over. there are a couplef places to watch. if donald trump wins florida, watch here in virginia. watch colorado and you're going to want to watch kind of a tie between new hampshire and nevada. that is essentially the clinton fire wall. if she wins virginia, colorado, and either new hampshire or nevada it is very, very difficult for donald trump to win the presidency. on the other hand, if you see donald trump winning new hampshire and nevada or new hampshire and one of the other states and nevada and one of the other states meaning colorado
probably won the presidency. >> do the polls show you anything that could be a game changer here and the candidates making an impact in any of the states. >> i think one of the interesting things that we've gotten evidence of is women in florida, republican women in florida voting for hillary clinton in the early voting so far. that is something to watch around the country where you see big suburbs where you have a lot of traditionally republican leaning women outside of columbus, ohio. places like that. i think we may find that there is a lot of crossover voting today. >> jon allen from sidewire.com. thank you for your time. >> my pleasure. as we get ready to elect members into congress, hundreds of staffers will come with them. >> congress is not following its own laws on ensuring diversity in the workplace. here is scott mcfarland.
to make sure the government reflects the diversity of america. we found out congress isn't following that law itself. when we went looking for records and data showing minority hiring on the hill, we discovered there weren't any. 29 members of congress responded with information when we asked for their office's count of minority employee. former staffers say the house and senate both suffer when employees fail to diversity. >> there are individuals within the collective body who are leading by example, but as the collective body, congress is not leading by example. >> reporter: former staffers and legislative analysts say a big hurdle to hiring more minority staffers is money. congress has tightened its own budget and belt in recent years. making recruiting and keeping a diverse pool of employees more difficult. scott mcfarland, news4 i-team.
the nbc washington app including what to wear, what to bring and whether selfies are allowed. >> angie goff is in the studo to talk about other issues you might run into. >> the reality is we'll all be online checking the nbc washington app, you'll be on all of your social media platforms. trying to keep up with elections has been made easier than ever. this is google and we want to show you eveh simple search, who is my ballot, going to get to that in a moment. wanted to include the 233%.
particular candidate and then you can actually go back and favorite that. also if you scroll down, you will also see referendums and issues on the ballot where you live and this goes for d.c., virginia and maryland. twitter also doing something similar but this year, they're letting you direct message them at gov to get the polling information. don't forget. people will be voting we want your i voted photos on social media. tag #nbc4dc. >> thank you. 5:20 your time right now. the all important election day forecast is coming your way. >> storm team4 meteorologist chuck bell telling us about how we should get ready for the day ahead. >> if you'll be an early voter, you need the extra layer of warmth. temperatures across the region have dropped back into the 30s
42 annapolis. temperatures are back down into the upper 20s to mid-30s. so a cold election day coming. plan on 30s through 7, 8:00 this morning. clouds will increase late tonight but rain chances hold off probably until around midnight or shortly there after. here is the rain now. memphis tennessee to jackson mississippi. that is the warm, moist air running in our direction. the later today. here is future weather, the increasing clouds by 7:00 tonight. first chances for rain in the shenandoah valley around midnight and likely to have light rain showers in this heart of the d.c. metro area about the time to get the day started tomorrow. all indications are that the rain should be out of here by early tomorrow afternoon. we'll keep you posted on that on-air and online as well. here is your five day forecast. 68 today. 58 tomorrow with the showers and
mollet, good morning. >> we have this crash reported with two lanes blocked. we're starting to see slow downs through the area. a warning for you. you can get by but it is a little bit slow with the two lanes blocked. 66 here and 95 okay. southbound on 95 as you're hitting wood bridge. a little slow. we don't have any reports of any big problems eastbound 70 at 40, left lane getting by the work zone. i'll see you back here with a live look at >> thank you. many of you might want to show off your vote today by taking a selfie. the state by state rules you
i'm luann bennett. over my 35 years living in northern virginia, i've learned a lot. after my husband passed away. how to bring people together, set positive goals, and get things done. that's what we do in a diverse and inclusive community like ours. that's what we need in congress to get it working again. and that's why i approve this message and respectfully ask
keep in mind. >> in d.c., voters are allowed it to use smart phones to look up issues on the ballot. in maryland, don't take it out of your pocket or hand bag. it is illegal to use it or any other form of electronics. in virginia, voters allowed to use the smart phones. >> here is what you need to like or share before you snap that selfie. >> it d.c., taking selfies with your ballot is strongly discouraged. in selfie until after you leave the polling place. all forms of electronics at the polls in the state are illegal. in virginia, guess what, snap away. there is nothing in the law prohibiting voters from taking selfies or pictures of fellow vote years. use #decision 2016 and nbc4dc. our coverage of decision 2016 continues now after the break including live reports from new
for victory. >> storm team4 meteorologist chuck bell in the spirit on this election day. why he says you'll be seeing both red a blue today. nd fios is not cable. we're wired differently. nd the holidays. so in the 3.7 seconds it takes gary watson to beat the local sled jump record, fly, gary, fly. ...his friend can download 13 versions of the perfect song... ...his sister can live stream it... ...while his mom downloads how to set a dislocated shoulder. get 150 meg internet, tv and phone for just 79.99 per month online for the first year.
>> from now on, it is going to be america first. to all americans i say it is time for change, it is time for leadership. >> the choice you face when you step into that voting booth could not be clearer and could not be more serious. >> but i believe with all my heart that america's best days are still ahead of us. if we reach for them together. it is 5:30. i'm eun yang. >> i'm aaron gilchrist. we're about 30 minutes from the first polls opening in the area. virginia voters can cast their ballot at 6:00 a.m. d.c. and maryland have to wait longer. polls open at 7:00 this morning.
from the decision desk. >> tracie potts will join us this hour from new york at hillary clinton's campaign party headquarters. kristin wright is live with a lot of the issues impacting vote years. >> let's start with our forecast with storm team4 meteorologist chuck bell. >> here are your 4 things to know today. put your red coats on to stay nice and warm. enjoy the blue skies coming your way this afno a change to some rain likely here by tomorrow morning and for the weekend, make the weekend great again. i think this will be sunny but wait until you see the sunny forecast. it might be a cold sunshine. it is in the chilly 30s outside this morning. layer up if you'll be in the long line at the cold polling stations. if you can wait until later today. it will be flawless. mid to upper 60s later this afternoon. melissa mollet has trouble on
system see slow downs here with two lanes blocked. i looked at a different camera and you can see a little bit of volume there on this screen but overall, it doesn't seem to be slowing things too much this morning. outer loop there at 202. bottom of the beltway and all of the routes in and out of town. you can see no major problems right here and looking at 95, it will take you 21 minutes. nice and on time there. as you cross the beltway and in on 395, you're on time as well. guys? >> today is our independence day. today, the american working class is going to strike back. >> we face the test of our time. what will we vote for? not just against?
secure him the final votes of election day. the first polls open in less than a half hour. we begin our team coverage with tracie potts live inside of convention center where clinton supporters will gather in a few hours. tracie, how did clinton finish off her campaign? >> reporter: she wrapped it up in north carolina because clearly both sides think that the 15 electoral votes there could be critical inid united states. she had a big rally there. many of the people there are students. she talked about the choice that voters are facing today. >> it is a choice between division or unity. between strong, steady leadership or a loose cannon who could risk everything. >> reporter: and while she
there was also a huge event in pennsylvania and philadelphia with the obamas before that. we now know there were 33,000 people at that event. that is the biggest event she has had throughout this campaign season. twice as big as the next closest. >> you're at the javits center where clinton supporters hope they'll be celebrating a victory tonight. why did they choose that location? >> obviously it is in new york and trump is here also a couple ofes also, remember, this is the building with a big, glass ceiling and figuratively and literally, she is hoping to shatter that glass ceiling as she is elected the first female president tonight. >> tracie potts live in new york city tonight. thank you. 5:34. trump supporters won't be far from clinton's campaign headquarters. what they hope will be his victory party is less than two miles away at a hilton hotel in new york city. news4's chris lawrence continues our team coverage with more on
at midtown manhattan outside the trump plaza where you're seeing the evidence of some of the trump supporters passion. they're telling us they'll be out here all day throughout the election day and into election night showing their support. we've been talking to others. the field offices doing the dirty work we hind the scenes. they have the names and addresses and volunteers going out trying to push people out to the polls and get them to cast their vote. that isvo only win some of of the swing states but also turn one of the big, blue states red. >> thanks, chris. i'm angie goff here at the decision desk and decision day is here and there are several local races we are keeping a close eye on today. we want to begin in maryland where polls open in just 90 minutes. democratic congressman chris van hollen is hoping to keep the u.s. senate seat in maryland blue. he is facing off against
bark area mikulsky is retiring. another is in the tenth district. luann bennett is the running against republican barbara comstock. follow david culver and julie carey on twitter for constant updates on the state of this race. a potential game changer is on the ballot in fairfax county. we're talking about the 4% meals tax. ta it would raise nearly $100 million each year. much of that would go to schools, they say. in the district, residents will vote for or against state hood. d.c. state hood. the referendum including four parts here. a yes vote means you want d.c. to become a state. approve the proposed constitution, and are in favor of a representative form of government. if passed, d.c. leaders would
for approval. back to you. >> thank you. it is 6:37. it is all hands on deck. that is what a top intelligence official tells nbc news about the scope of the government's readiness for election day. both military and cyber experts are monitoring incoming intelligence for threats. there are six national cyber centers and 54 state emergency operation centers that are being fully staffed today. there will also be more than 500 election monitors in 28 different states. polling places will be monitored in fairfax and prince william counties as well. when you're at the polls, we want you to keep an eye out for any sort of irregularirregulari. long lines, broken machines, vote flipping or someone denied the right to vote. contact the news4 i team's voter poll tip line. the number is 202-885-4444 or
our coverage of 2016 continues. . >> you might know all about the candidates or issues on the ballot but do you know what you need in order to vote? >> there is also one clear winner today. the weather. a lot of you are seeing temperatures in the 30s and 40s this morning but we could hit close to 70 today.
breaking news right now in first 4 traffic on the silver orange line. the clarendon station has been shut down. we're hearing from metro transit police. police investigation, bus service requested between virginia square and courthouse, trying to get more crash reported there. as far as travel times go. overall, 270 looks good. top of the beltway, no major problems right now. 66 and 95 northbound okay right now. listen to wtop 103.5 fm when you hop in your car. good morning, mr. chuck bell. >> thanks melissa. it has been a busy day out there on the roads and it will be busy for everyone else who needs to get outside and vote and get your other tuesday plans done. you need your warm jacket or coat here early this morning.
keep your sunglasses handy. shedable sweatshirts, temperatures rising way up into the 60s later on this afternoon. it will turn into a sunny and mild day. the daily grade, a plus. weather for election day today. a look at the ten day forecast coming up at 5:51. see you in a few. it has been a campaign season to remember, especially the last month leading up to the election. the sometimes revelations made about donald trump and hillary clinton days before the election. >> no matter the outcome, history will be made one way or the other. a look at what kind of administration to expect if your candidate wins. >> decision day.
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i'm luann bennett. over my 35 years living in northern virginia, i've learned a lot. how to raise three sons and build a successful business after my husband passed away. how to bring people together, set positive goals, and get things done. that's what we do in a diverse and inclusive community like ours. that's what we need in congress to get it working again. and that's why i approve this message and respectfully ask
ready before you head to the polls. but first, a look back at just this past month. >> the last days of the run up to today's presidential election have been littered with bomb shell moments. the first october surprise came on october 1st. the new york times reported that donald trump avoided years of federal taxes after declaring millions in business losses. then on october 7th, the access hollywood tapes came up leading to accusations that trump was a both came fuel for attacks on trump on the second presidential debate two days later. finally on october 28th, the fbi reopened the investigation of hillary clinton after finding e-mails on a laptop used by a close advisor. that case is now closed. today is voting day after a battle ground blitz yesterday, the candidates returned home to cast their vote. the sarah rosario is live with
good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you, eun. donald trump is resting up this morning. we do believe he is in new york because we've seen a security detail with lots of cars passing by, all of the lights flashing. his last tweet was at the airport in michigan where he ended his final it was his final stop of his campaign yesterday hitting five states yesterday alone. he tweeted from the airport. we assume he is now back here in new york. michigan is a critical state his last stop. he actually added that on at the 11th hour last night. michigan has voted the past six elections, democratic for the last six presidential elections, it has voted democratic. despite this, trump's campaign is remaining optimistic. it is trailing in the polls right now but they're hoping to pave the way for an upset win barnstorming the battleground states of florida, north carolina and pennsylvania.
the deal, the decision is up to voters. sarah rosario. where will donald trump and his campaign be tonight as the results come in? >> so we know that he is going to be at the hilton midtown. there has been an issue with the credentials about 5,000 credentials were requested so far. only 700 given out. we'll see what happens as the the night goes on. a heightens sense of security especially at the hilton where party tonight. sarah rosario. back to you. >> thanks so much. and everyone wants to know what we'll be waking up to this time tomorrow. >> we have a familiar face to talk about all of the expectations for the election and what happened next. michael fourtnoir is back with us. what can we expect? >> one of the things i think is often over looked is weather.
for people who might otherwise be sort of kept in the house because of the weather, it is not going to be an issue. turn out should be up around the country not just because of the weather but also because of of the excitement that people have regardless of whoever the candidate is. and so when you look at some of the hot pockets in the country, northern virginia for example, the tenth district race between barbara comstock and luann bennett, that turn out will impact who wins those comstock, that bodes well for republicans in virginia. you're going to philadelphia and suburbs, clinton campaign is banking on that to offset what goes on in the rest of the state and also in michigan, similar story with regard to mr. trump, so those kinds of things early, 8:30, 9:00, we'll know what is going to be happening in those states. >> a lot of people want to focus on what happens tomorrow after election day, all the way to
days? >> i think what you will see is a focus on two things. one, beginning to bring the country together for example, for instance, this is a very decisive campaign. and as a result, whoever wins will have to be really significantly focused on trying to bring people together and the other piece of that is appointments whether it is the cabinet or supreme court. the nominee, the winner for show that they're putting people in place that will send a message that this push toward healing is real and not campaign rhetoric. >> so the same question about donald trump. what does he have to do, what role does he have to play before he takes off as if he were to win the election. >> he has a similar focus but a bit more intense in that we don't have questions about secretary clinton's competence.
policy process or not. he has to demonstrate that his appointments are not off the wall but that they are actually calming, serious and significant people. >> all right. we appreciate you coming in and providing some insight. we'll see you later in the broadcast. voters in the district will answer the question, should d.c. become a state. it has been a hot topic for many years but not all voters are on board. news4's kristin wright is live at union station with mar what good morning. >> good morning. yes, we've been talking about this for a long time but this is the first time has been put to voters since 1982. d.c. state hood has become a movement in its own right. people in our city have strong opinions about whether d.c. should become the 51st state. we just got done talking to two d.c. residents here at union station. one 25 years old, young, born
raised as well. he has seen the city change. interrogatory hear their opinions on state hood. listen to what they told me. >> right now i'm not for state hood because of the current administration that we have here. i don't think they're ready to handle it yet. but if they can get it together, i'm all for it. >> i think that we should be a te >> if d.c. state hood is approved it is by no means a done deal. next time i see you at 6:30, we're talking presidential politics. back to you. >> kristin wright at union station. thanks. let's turn to storm team4 meteorologist chuck bell. a chilly start to the day. chuck, what is ahead? >> a nice, cold start here early this morning. chopper 4 has great shots of
we'll bring you that in a little bit. election day, this will be the nicest election day in quite some time looking back to the record books. last time we had a sunny and mild election day is back in 2004, sunny and 71. a clear sky allowed temperatures to drop. 27 in manassas. 29 in warrenton. 43 at national airport. so plan op a chilly to cold start here a big warm up today. nice and mild, plenty of sunshine. no weather related problems. these mid and high level problems is the leading edge of the clouds. it will be here for this evening and right behind the clouds come a rain chance for tomorrow. not looking for a lot of rain? here are the clouds arriving 7:00, 8:00 tonight. first showers in the shenandoah valley a little after midnight, probably going to get the best chance for rain here tomorrow between the morning commute and about lunch time tomorrow. tomorrow afternoon, things
again. here is your exclusive ten day forecast. enjoy it, everybody, showery and 50s tomorrow and very cold, but sunny and dry for the coming weekend. see you with an hour by hour break down today coming up now. here is melissa mollet. >> breaking news continuing in first 4 traffic. here is the good news. this situation has just wrapped up. the clarendon station has reopened the sill remember and orange line. the police investigation is done and the bus service is cancelled. they found an unattended item. they hale everything is going back to normal. southbound 270 after 85. have a crash there involving multiple vehicles. very slow here out of fredrick. allow some extra time. 95 in order before lorton. it is before the shoulder and seems unaffected at this point this morning. 66 and 95, overall, okay. looking at the beltway, inner and outer loop, no major problems there. whoever wins the presidency
congress. control of the senate is on the line this election day. republicans and democrats are battling in nine states with competitive races. the gop currently holding the majority with 54 seats. democrats would need to win the presidency and four senate seats. that, combined with two independents who caucus with democrats and a democratic vice president would give them control of the senate. losing the white house and picking up five seats would also change the balance of power. >> here is what you need to know if you head to the polls cross open at 6:00 a.m. this morning and close at 7:00 p.m. voters have to show a photo id. if you forget it, you can still vote with a provisional ballot but must send a copy of your i dink to election officials by monday. maryland polls are open from 7:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. first time voters will need some sort of identification which can include a driver's license, utility bill or passport. and in the district, election sites are open from 7:00 a.m. this morning until 8:00 tonight.
poll, and vote with a regular ballot today, do that. bring a proof of residency with you. west virginia, the polls open at 6:30. good morning, i'm landon dowdy at cnbc headquarters. as unpredictable as this election has been, research shows that stocks have been fairly predictable after election day with the tendency to sell off. thav three times since 1928 and the average is up one or down. the top five declines came in the wake of victories of democratic presidents. three of the five biggest gains also came from the win of democrats. you can take uber or lyft to vote today. the super pac my right to vote
country with rides. >> voto latino is a non-profit group. barbara harrison spoke to maria ravina about getting people to vote today. >> our goal is to make sure that young latinos who are natural leaders in their home because they're translating for the parents, helping the siblings get into college, that they transform the leadership into civic life. that they become participates at a level that the 55% of latino voters are more enthusiastic over this election than they were in 2012. election day is just getting started. the presidential candidates aren't wasting any time. where both are hoping to pick up a few extra votes today and whether or not it could impact the race. >> he is a virginia resident and he could be the next vice president of the united states. our northern virginia bureau chief julie carey sits down with
>> every day americans need a champion and i want to be that champion. >> you narrowed the field. >> i humbly and gratefully accept your nomination for the presidency of the united states. >> and so, my friends, it is with humility, determination and boundless confidence in your nomination for president of the united states. >> and it all comes down to this. it is now 6:00 a.m. nand several places across the country including virginia, the polls are now open.