On Tuesday’s NewsHour…


VOTERS GO TO THE POLLS | After tireless campaign pitches, ads, speeches and rallies Election Day is here. Kwame Holman reports on voter turnout.

SHIELDS AND BROOKS | Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks will join us through out the show to analyze updates on poll numbers.

POLITICAL WRAP | For tips on key races to watch for, Gwen Ifill talks to NewsHour’s Political Editor David Chalian and analyst Stuart Rothenberg of the ‘Rothenberg Political Report’.

OUTSIDE MONEY IN POLITICAL CAMPAIGNS | Paul Solman tracks the outside money pouring into some campaigns and examines how big of an influence they have. This is all part of his regular reporting on ‘Making Sense of Financial News’.

WHAT’S AT STAKE FOR BOTH PARTIES? | What happens after the polling numbers are in and the seats in Congress are determined? Leslie Sanchez and Karen Finney–strategists from both parties join Judy Woodruff to discuss what’s at stake for Democrats and Republicans.

SHOULD VIOLENT VIDEO GAMES BE SOLD TO MINORS? | The Supreme Court heard arguments on whether California can ban the sale of violent video games to minors. Marcia Coyle of ‘The National Law Journal’ was in the courtroom and talks to Jeffrey Brown about the case of Schwarzenegger v Entertainment Merchants Association.

Tuesday’s anchors are Jim Lehrer and Gwen Ifill. Hari Sreenivasan has the day’s other top news stories and look at the Web features. Our election coverage will continue online after the show with the latest results from the Associated Press and a graphic tracking the balance of power in the House and the Senate. Also, a live blog where you can follow the night’s big developments, watch video and connect with us via Twitter or Facebook.

Plus, we will have a special webcast at 10 p.m. eastern time and a live stream of our election special at 11 p.m.

We hope you’ll join us.