Close When do the polls close? When each state closes their polling. All times converted to Eastern. Janet Loehrke and Ramon Padilla, USA TODAY. WBIR 12:00 PM. EST November 08, 2016 TRENDING VIDEOS Governor's race bounces back to Durham County Person killed in nightclub shooting Dylann Roof to represent himself in trial Boy kicked off flight due to service dog Pet adoptions free at Humane Society Charlotteans take a stand against Trump More Stories Barbershop cuts through racial tensions Dec. 5, 2016, 4:58 p.m. Local stores expecting Hatchimals Thursday Dec. 7, 2016, 10:28 p.m. Santa Claus accused of fat shaming little boy Dec. 7, 2016, 10:56 p.m.