If you’re hankering for any kind of results before the polls close, and you’re willing to live with literally speculative information, you can watch the trading live on InTrade. Tons of volume today, as you’d expect.
For the newbies: this chart shows where the bettors think Obama’s chances are. At the end it will be at 0 (he lost) or 100 (he won). Currently he’s in the high 60’s; was over 70 earlier today.
There were sudden dips of a few points there just before and after 4:00pm CST for some reason. Who knows why…but if you can watch this without living and dying on every tick (OMG ONE OF THESE GUYS KNOWS SOMETHING ABOUT MACHINES IN OHIO and then OMG NEVERMIND NATE SILVER IS STILL RIGHT every twenty seconds), it might entertain you until the TV faces take over later.