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6 LAI Speakers To Follow On Election Night

by Maddie Donnelly
Political Speakers on Election and Trump

The media frenzy known as the 2016 election is finally winding down. But it’s not over yet! Here are the 6 best accounts to follow tonight as the results come in:

Most hilarious account: The Washington Post’s Chris Cillizza
Chris’s twitter handle @TheFix is a mix of reporting, polling, Q&A with readers, and the sarcastic slap-stick humor he’s come to be known for. According to his latest tweets, he’s already at work on a Spotify playlist for tonight that he’ll be sharing with his followers:

Chris Cillizza Political Tweet 

Most-followed account: Co-host of Fox’s The Five Dana Perino
Dana is very active on Twitter (her account @DanaPerino has 1.3 million followers). As former White House Press Secretary to President George W. Bush, she is familiar with the ins and outs of election night. She’s already planning her midnight show on FOX:

Dana Perino Election night tweet

The account that tells it like it is: CNN Contributor Ana Navarro
@AnaNavarro has become a Twitter celebrity this election season thanks to her no-holds-barred commentary on social media and on network shows. You can always count on Ana for a dose of reality:

Ana Navarro election night tweet

Best up-to-the-second Tweets: Matthew Dowd
Dowd (@MatthewJDowd) is the Chief Political Analyst of ABC News and an always-on Tweeter. His page is also one of the best aggregators of Tweets from other political analysts:

Matthew Down election night tweet

To cross-check predictions with the actual outcome: Dr. Larry Sabato
@LarrySabato is the Director of the UVA Center for Politics known for his “Crystal Ball” election predictions. His final map shows Clinton winning with 322 Electoral College points to Trump’s 216:

Larry Sabato election night tweet

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