Lead political anchor Wolf Blitzer and CNN’s Best Political Team on Television will be on-air throughout the day on Tuesday, May 18, covering the state primary races and their impact on the political landscape in a year where a number of incumbents already have lost in primary challenges. Senior political analyst Gloria Borger will be on hand to explain the significance of the results, while chief national correspondent John King will man the Magic Wall to breakdown results county by county. Chief political correspondent Candy Crowley will travel to Pennsylvania to cover the contentious Democratic senate primary race between Representative Joe Sestak and Sen. Arlen Specter, both of whom she interviewed Sunday on State of the Union with Candy Crowley. Senior congressional correspondent Dana Bash and national political correspondent Jessica Yellin head to Arkansas and Kentucky, respectively, to cover the tight state races.
Stay tuned to CNN throughout the day and night on 2010’s “Super Primary Tuesday” for the latest results and analysis of how the day’s races impact the balance of power. The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. will extensively cover the primaries, as will John King, USA at 7 p.m., when first returns are expected. Coverage will continue during primetime as the results come in to CNN’s Election Center.