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The New York Election Ticker: Empire State Building, Times Square, Rockefeller Center

  • CNN is trying to one-up NBC in the “let’s project electoral votes on buildings” contest. CNN will power lights showing Obama and Romney’s electoral totals on the Empire State Building. You can see a photo of the spire as it will look tonight here. Unlike 30 Rock, The Empire State Building wont have any CNN branding.
  • FBN is promoting its election coverage in the heart of New York finance. Yesterday Charlie Gasparino rang the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange, while today Liz Claman will ring the NASDAQ closing bell, and will anchor her show from its MarketSite in Times Square.
  • MSNBC’s Chris Matthews took over a segment on “Now with Alex Wagner” today on NBC’s set in Rockefeller Center (sorry, “Democracy Plaza“), taking the opportunity to chastise anyone who doesn’t vote, or doesn’t vote for a Democrat or Republican

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