Decision 2012

Nov 6, 2012 1:53 PM by CNN

CNN takes over the Empire State Building for election night results

(CNN) - New Yorkers looking to see who's winning the White House on election night just need to look up... to the Empire State Building.

As CNN projects winners in each state, the iconic beacon of Gotham will be exclusively displaying the race to 270 electoral votes with a vertical LED illuminated "meter" on its spire-blue for President Obama, and red for former Governor Romney.

And when CNN projects a winner in the presidential election, the full spire and upper floors change colors to either red or blue.

In addition to the millions in at least three states watching history made atop this American landmark, which sits a quarter-mile above Manhattan, millions more around the world will see the results exclusively on CNN and


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