let’s get to the news. Welcome to “Late Night.”
We are live tonight. And when has that
ever gone wrong for NBC? [ Laughter ] That’s right.
It’s Election Night, and “Late Night” can now project
that bourbon has defeated Xanax. NBC News is projecting
that Republican senator Ted Cruz has beat Democratic candidate
Beto O’Rourke. Oh, no.
You know what that means. Please! No, Ted! Don’t smile!
No, no, no! [ Laughter ] [ Applause ] According to
“The New York Times,” President Trump hosted
a small reception with his friends tonight
to watch the election results. From 2016. “Remember that night?
What a great night. They said I couldn’t do it,
and I…” According to reports,
voters in Georgia had to wait hours in line
to cast their ballots after it was discovered
that power cords were not provided
for voting machines in a primarily
African-American neighborhood. Wow. I knew Brian Kemp would try to strip black people
of the power to vote, but I didn’t know
he would literally take away their power to vote. [ Cheers and applause ] Ivanka Trump tweeted a video
today encouraging people to vote saying, “Don’t let
the rain stop you.” And Democratic voters responded. ♪♪ “People” Magazine
has named actor Idris Elba as its 33rd annual
Sexiest Man Alive. [ Cheers and applause ] I’m happy to announce
that I was voted Also Alive. [ Laughter ] No small thing.