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Where to Watch the Presidential Election in Portland

See whether Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump will be president surrounded food and drink

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It's almost over — but not yet. American voters decide who will be the next president this Tuesday, November 8, and that means it's time to figure out where to watch the presidential election, whether at a restaurant absorbing comfort food, a bar with discounted shots of high-proof liquor, or both.

The polls close in most states in the late evening, and if Hillary Clinton takes Florida, the result of the 2016 presidential election could be determined relatively early; however, most news networks do not report the result of the election until later in the evening or in the early morning hours.

This map aims to offer locations to watch the presidential election in neighborhoods across the city. Know of a spot we missed? Share it in the comments to get it onto the map. (Note: The points on this map are not ranked; rather, they're organized geographically.)

—All photos by Dina Avila unless credited otherwise

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Bazi Bierbrasserie

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La Moule

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The sleek cocktail lounge and restaurant will be showing the election and serving a poutine special with the tagline, "If you are going to move to Canada, you might as well learn about their cuisine early." Find multiple cocktail deals, as well.

Night Light Lounge

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This beloved bar recently overhauled its food menu for a more local approach, which means lots of delicious pub favorites to eat during the election. The details of its event are rather thin, and the event page only promises "AV wizardry by Cherry Mint video DJs."

Associated

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EastBurn

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With things kicking off at 11 a.m., this storied bar pretty much guarantees a bustling scene. It has four movie screens, happy hour until 6 p.m., and $2.50 pints and other food and drink specials. Reservations not accepted.

Loyal Legion

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Loyal Legion tells Eater it'll have the presidential election on. No specials currently, but there's always the huge boilermaker menu - reportedly the largest in the city; daily $3 shot and $3 beer; and the new happy hour, which runs 3 to 6 p.m.

The seats in front of the bar's TV are limited, but for those able to show proof they've voted, the restaurant is giving ten percent off its menu of comforting South American-inspired dishes.

Mi Mero Mole

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Both locations of Mi Mero Mole will show the election and offer happy hour prices all night long to anyone who specifically asks for the "Election Special." Find a Trump pinata, too, at the downtown venue.

Clyde Common

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McMenamins Mission Theater

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McMenamins Mission Theater & Pub is showing the election for free, allowing those 17 and under to attend with a guardian, too. Find the debate on at other McMenamins locations, as well, including the street-level pub inside McMenamins Crystal Ballroom and Bagdad Backstage Bar. Happy hour food and drink is available until 6 p.m. at many of these spots but not at the Mission Theater.

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EaT: An Oyster Bar

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Alberta Street Pub

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The old-school Alberta Street Pub will show the debate on its 11-foot projector screen and out on the patio TV. "Specials" promised all night.

Bazi Bierbrasserie

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La Moule

The sleek cocktail lounge and restaurant will be showing the election and serving a poutine special with the tagline, "If you are going to move to Canada, you might as well learn about their cuisine early." Find multiple cocktail deals, as well.

Night Light Lounge

This beloved bar recently overhauled its food menu for a more local approach, which means lots of delicious pub favorites to eat during the election. The details of its event are rather thin, and the event page only promises "AV wizardry by Cherry Mint video DJs."

Associated

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EastBurn

With things kicking off at 11 a.m., this storied bar pretty much guarantees a bustling scene. It has four movie screens, happy hour until 6 p.m., and $2.50 pints and other food and drink specials. Reservations not accepted.

Loyal Legion

Loyal Legion tells Eater it'll have the presidential election on. No specials currently, but there's always the huge boilermaker menu - reportedly the largest in the city; daily $3 shot and $3 beer; and the new happy hour, which runs 3 to 6 p.m.

Lechon

The seats in front of the bar's TV are limited, but for those able to show proof they've voted, the restaurant is giving ten percent off its menu of comforting South American-inspired dishes.

Mi Mero Mole

Both locations of Mi Mero Mole will show the election and offer happy hour prices all night long to anyone who specifically asks for the "Election Special." Find a Trump pinata, too, at the downtown venue.

Clyde Common

[Photo: Facebook/Clyde Common]

McMenamins Mission Theater

McMenamins Mission Theater & Pub is showing the election for free, allowing those 17 and under to attend with a guardian, too. Find the debate on at other McMenamins locations, as well, including the street-level pub inside McMenamins Crystal Ballroom and Bagdad Backstage Bar. Happy hour food and drink is available until 6 p.m. at many of these spots but not at the Mission Theater.

Restaurant St Jack

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Chesa

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EaT: An Oyster Bar

[Photo: Facebook/EaT]

Alberta Street Pub

The old-school Alberta Street Pub will show the debate on its 11-foot projector screen and out on the patio TV. "Specials" promised all night.

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