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11 Exceptional election front pages

by Mark S. Luckie

Newsrooms all over the country are beefing up for today’s U.S. midterm elections. How do you make your elections coverage stand out from the pack? By providing a diverse amount of content, in various forms of media, on a well-organized landing page.

The following pages have several elements in common, including maps, polls, charts, text stories, and social media elements. They all present snippets of information and deeper coverage with inside links. Best of all, they aren’t a sea of text and their political coverage is showcased in a way that doesn’t feel crammed or overwhelming.

1. RealClearPolitics

2. CNN

3. Huffington Post

4. Daily Beast

5. Foursquare

6. Guardian (UK)

7. KTVZ

8. Politics Daily

9. Politico

10. MSNBC

11. The Washington Post

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