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6 Ways to Watch the Midterm Election Results

Midterm results will be available on every major US news and broadcast network. You can watch the midterm elections live without cable using the following streaming services: Sling TVfuboTVHulu+Live TVDirecTV StreamVidgo, and YouTube TV.

What are the midterm elections?

Major US elections occur every two years. The elections considered to be “midterm” are those that take between the 4-year Presidential election cycle. The midterm elections typically include races Senate, House of Representatives, and local governments.

On the national front, there are 469 seats up for grabs: 34 Senate seats and 435 House seats. Additionally, 5 of the 6 non-voting member seats in the House of Representatives are up for election as well.

There’s a long history of broadcasting election results on election night. As we head into the midterm elections, you can expect to watch results on almost any network that regularly carries news broadcasts, including broadcast networks like ABC, NBC, CBS, FOX, and cable news networks like CNN, Fox News, ABC News, CNBC, MSNBC, BBC News, and others.

The following list of streaming services each carry multiple services where you can stream midterm results live without cable.

Watch the midterm election results on Sling TV

Source: Sling

Sling TV is one of the cheapest options on the market to get live TV channels. It’s also one of the best options on our thanks to its exceptionally low price for a multi-channel live TV streaming service.

For those who want to watch the midterm elections, Sling Blue is the best option. Because Sling Blue is the company’s entertainment and news-focused package, it’s the package you want if you want to have more channels to flip through that carry election results. Sling Blue carries local broadcasts for Fox and NBC and includes CNN, Fox News, and MSNBC.

For more information about Sling TV channel list, click here.

Watch the midterm election results on fuboTV

Source: fuboTV

You may know fuboTV as a sports-centric streaming service that’s made news for integrating sports betting features. This service is far more than a sports-streaming venture, however. You can watch the midterm election results on fuboTV using multiple TV news networks.

Watch the midterm election results on Hulu + Live TV

Source: Hulu

Disney-owned Hulu + Live TV is a beautifully-designed live TV streaming service that also carries some bonus add-ons for cord-cutters and cost-savers. A Hulu + Live TV subscription grants you access to Hulu on-demand, Disney+, and ESPN+ at no additional cost.

You’ll find almost every channel you might want for the election results coverage within the Hulu + Live TV channel package. In fact, this service carries 13 national news networks, and local broadcast channels for FOX, NBC, ABC and CBS in most areas.

For more information about Hulu + Live TV’s channel list, click here.

Watch the midterm election results with DirecTV Stream

Source: DirecTV

After having changed names and hands many times, DirecTV Stream is the current iteration of DirecTV’s cable-free (and satellite-free) live TV streaming service. It offers one of the broadest sports packages on the market, and because it takes more of a traditional approach, also offers more local broadcast networks and cable news networks in its packages than many competitors.

This service carries four package options for subscribers, each with an increasingly larger number of channels. For the sake of watching the midterm election results, the lower-cost Entertainment package is likely the best option, with the ability to upgrade to a more inclusive package later.

Watch the midterm election results on Vidgo

Vidgo was designed to compete with fuboTV. As such, it takes a heavier approach to sports than many of its competitors. However, it’s still a great option for watching the midterm election results.

Both of Vidgo’s streaming packages provide a combination of local broadcast networks, sports, news, and entertainment. For the sake of saving money while still accessing the midterm election results, the Plus package is likely your ideal choice as it carries ABC News, Fox News, Fox Business, Newsnation, Newsmax, and OAN.

Watch the midterm election results on YouTube TV

YouTube TV is Google’s live TV service and one of the most popular options available right now. Its well-designed service carries most local broadcast networks and almost every cable TV news channel you might want to watch for the midterm election results.

This service carries 85+ channels in its single package. Within that channel package you can watch CNN, Fox News, MSNBC, and many more channels that will carry the midterm election results live.

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