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On Tuesday November 6, 2018 from 19:00 ET until 00:59 ET November
7, 2018 (election night) Democracy Now! will broadcast a live 6-hour
election night special.

Our usual weekday broadcasts from 08:00–08:59 ET will not be affected.

Amy Goodman and Juan González co-host this special election night
coverage with real-time results from congressional and gubernatorial
races, as well as ballot initiatives from around the country.


The election night broadcast will be presented as a single 6-hour block
with one-minute music breaks at :59 past each hour and clean ins at the top of each hour.



The program is available to all TV & Radio stations via the following distribution platforms:


TV C-Band (coordinate change Election Night only)
Satellite: Galaxy 16
Transponder: 23C Upper
Downlink Frequency: 4169.00 H
Bandwidth: 18.00
FEC: 3/4
Data Rate: 18.295441
Symbol Rate: 13.235
Modulaton: DVB-S
Modulaton Std: QPSK
Pilot On: No
Chroma Format: 4:2:0

Please contact broadcasters (at) democracynow (dot) org if you need a test window.

SD06 only

FSTV DISH Network 9415
Available live


PRSS Content Depot
Available as a stream and subsequent file via Content Depot published as Democracy Now! Special 2018 Election Coverage 11/6/18 19:00 ET–11/7/18.

Pacifica KU
Left Channel
Live audio stream

Audio & Video Downloads

Audio & video downloads will be available as 59-minute segments posted to the top of These files will not be posted to the broadcaster XMLs. Availability times are estimates only and will be updated in the event of delays.

Hour 1

Hour 2

Hour 3

Hour 4

Hour 5

Hour 6
Estimated availability: 2:30am ET


Editorial Contact:
Mike Burke
212-431-9090 x8815
mike (at) democracynow (dot) org

Technical Contacts:
Julie Crosby
212-431-9090 x8828
julie (at) democracynow (dot) org

David Prude
212-431-9090 x8887
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