Published: October 30, 2002
FORT LEE, N.J. — October 30, 2000 - CNBC will provide election night coverage that will focus on the votes effect on the global marketplace and the individual investor. The special programming will also take an in-depth look at how the current state of the economy and a potential war with Iraq influences the way constituents vote, and how a possible change of power in the Senate would have an impact on business and the economy. Capital Report Election 2002, a special edition of CNBCs evening program co-hosted from Washington D.C. by CNBCs Washington D.C. Bureau Chief Alan Murray and Tyler Mathisen, will air live Tuesday, Nov. 5, from 8 p.m. – 2 a.m. (All times Eastern). CNBCs coverage will also include a special edition of The News with Brian Williams from 11:30 p.m. – 12 a.m., and Williams will provide poll analysis throughout the night.
Based at the networks world headquarters in Fort Lee, N.J., CNBCs Jim Cramer, Larry Kudlow, Stuart Varney and Ron Insana will join co-hosts Murray and Mathisen, throughout the night, to deliver CNBCs distinctive approach to election coverage. In addition, the CNBC team will be joined by members of the Wall Street Journal Editorial Board including Paul Gigot, Daniel Henninger and Robert Bartley, as well as key political and economic figures to provide further insight and commentary.
On election night, only CNBC will be providing an in-depth look at how the vote will affect the individual investor and the economy, said Pamela Thomas-Graham, President and CEO, CNBC. The networks team of exceptional journalists, coupled with top guests in the fields of business and politics, will offer viewers invaluable insight and guidance that simply cannot be found anywhere else.
The U.S. Senate is up for grabs on Tuesday night, and the outcome of that battle for control will have profound implications for business and the economy, said Murray. Our job will be not only to get the results out as quickly and accurately as possible, but also to tell viewers what they mean, and how they’ll affect the bottom line.