About Jenny @jennymarder
Jenny Marder is a senior science writer for NASA and a freelance journalist. Her stories have appeared in the New York Times, the Washington Post and National Geographic. She was formerly digital managing editor for the PBS NewsHour.
Jenny’s Recent Stories
Nov 03‘How long a night this could be’
Amy Walter, National editor of the Cook Political Report, points out that we still don’t have Texas, North Carolina or Georgia: “These are states where they’re still counting the votes, that had huge turnout. It’s quite notable in how long…
Nov 03Biden wins Colorado
The Associated Press has called Colorado for Joe Biden. Hillary Clinton won the state by 4.9 percentage points in 2016, and Biden was expected to win this year. Colorado has 9 electoral votes.
Nov 03Eyes on Michigan
Yamiche Alcindor reports that sources from President Donald Trump’s campaign remain optimistic but recognize that “it’s anyone’s race.” They’re keeping a particular eye on Michigan, a coveted battleground state that helped Trump secure the presidency in 2016, when he edged…
Nov 03Biden wins the District of Columbia
The Associated Press calls Washington, D.C. overwhelmingly for Biden. The District of Columbia has three electoral votes, but no voting rights in Congress.
Nov 03Biden wins New Mexico and New York
The Associated Press called New Mexico and New York for Joe Biden after polls close at 9 p.m. ET.
Nov 03Trump wins Louisiana, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wyoming
The Associated Press called these five states for President Donald Trump just after polls closed at 9 p.m. EST. He won all of these states in 2016 and was expected to win them again easily this year.
Nov 03Trump wins Indiana
The Associated Press has called Indiana for President Donald Trump. Trump won the state by nearly 19 points in 2016, and was expected to win again easily this year.
Nov 03Polls closing in 14 states including Arizona, Michigan, Minnesota, Wisconsin and Texas
Polls will close at 9 p.m. ET in Arizona, Colorado, Kansas, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, New Mexico, New York, North Dakota, South Dakota, Texas, Wisconsin and Wyoming. Michigan and Wisconsin, which President Donald Trump flipped in 2016, paving his path…
Nov 03While we wait for this year’s results in Florida, a quick look at some history
Florida has sided with the winner in 11 of the last 12 presidential elections. Only one presidential candidate in the last 50 years has lost Florida and still won the general election. That was Bill Clinton who lost to George…
Nov 03President Trump wins in Arkansas
The president was expected to win this state, after his victory by a large margin in 2016. Arkansas has supported the Republican candidate in every presidential election since 2000.