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 11:00 AM. CST November 08, 2016 TRENDING VIDEOS Tom Herman introduced at UT Zilker holiday tree lighting More Stories APD investigating body found in N. Austin Dec. 9, 2016, 7:57 p.m. NTSB: Lockhart hot air balloon pilot in deadly crash… Dec. 9, 2016, 7:05 a.m. Dump truck falls over, kills construction worker… Dec. 9, 2016, 2:28 p.m.