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Sunrise’s David Koch and Natalie Barr wear BLUE on US election day

Sunrise has mysteriously changed the colours of the show to blue – the colours of the Democratic Party – for its special U.S. election coverage on Wednesday. 

And while reporting from the White House, newsreader Natalie Barr wore a light blue coat. 

Back in the studio in Sydney, David ‘Kochie’ Koch chose to wear a blue tie. 

Sunrise has mysteriously changed the colours of the show to blue – the colours of the Democratic Party – for its special U.S. election coverage on Wednesday 

Sunrise's usual white and orange font was replaced with a blue and white font (Pictured: the orange and white font from the Melbourne Cup coverage on Tuesday)

Sunrise’s usual white and orange font was replaced with a blue and white font (Pictured: the orange and white font from the Melbourne Cup coverage on Tuesday)

Meanwhile, Sunrise’s usual white and orange font was changed to a blue and white. 

Sam Armytage’s fill-in, Monique Wright, dressed in a white frock for the occasion – and spoke in front of a backdrop graphic of the White House. 

Sam, who is known for her more conservative politics, is not working this week. 

Daily Mail Australia have contacted a representative for Channel Seven for comment. 

In 2017, Sam attended Australian politician Mark Latham’s new TV show launch, where 400 attended for the conservative Free Speech Forum. 

At the event, Mr Latham, who led the Labor Party to defeat in 2004, teased the audience about his possible plans to run for the Senate as a candidate with the right-wing Liberal Democrats. 

Samantha and Seven Network newsreader Michael Usher were spotted together eating gourmet hamburgers and drinking Southern Highlands Brewing craft beer outside the tent as Mr Latham told the audience what he would do if he made a political comeback. 

The lush bush property south-west of Sydney was hosting media insiders, including former Seven and Nine network boss David Leckie, as they witnessed the launch of the Mark Latham’s Outsiders program, a show fronted by a man from the suburbs of western Sydney. 

Barr wore a light blue blazer during the broadcast, as she reported on the election from the White House

Barr wore a light blue blazer during the broadcast, as she reported on the election from the White House

Kochie, meanwhile, wore a blue tie for the occasion, as he discussed the election in detail with his fill-in co-host, Monique Wright, back at the studio in Sydney

Kochie, meanwhile, wore a blue tie for the occasion, as he discussed the election in detail with his fill-in co-host, Monique Wright, back at the studio in Sydney 

Where to watch the elections in Australia 

Like with past elections, ABC TV, SBS, channels Seven, Nine and Ten will all be covering the results. 

Polls close in America between 7pm and 9pm local time – which means in Australia, the latest poll in Alaska should close around 3pm AEST on Wednesday 4 November.

Channels began their coverage from 5am, and will continue to do so throughout the day.  

Alan Jones, radio 2GB’s conservative breakfast show king, shared the stage with Latham, along with Liberal MP Tim Wilson, Bangladeshi-born Muslim psychiatrist Tanveer Ahmed and barrister Louise Clegg, the wife of Turnbull Government Assistant Minister Angus Taylor.

Conservative News Corp columnist Piers Akerman and Spectator Australia columnist Michael Baume, a former Liberal senator, were also among the elite crowd.   

Meanwhile, the U.S. election has attracted unprecedented coverage in Australia because of the controversial presidency of Donald Trump and his unlikely Democrat challenger, Joe Biden, all held within the turmoil of the Covid pandemic. 

All Australian channels are running wall-to-wall coverage of the U.S. election results. 

Like with past elections, ABC TV, SBS, channels Seven, Nine and Ten will all be covering the results. 

Polls close in America between 7pm and 9pm local time – which means in Australia, the latest poll in Alaska should close around 3pm AEST on Wednesday 4 November.

Channels began their coverage from 5am, and will continue to do so throughout the day. 

Earlier this week, Australian actress Nicole Kidman revealed she’d voted in the U.S. presidential election ‘a month ago’.

The 53-year-old, who was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, and holds dual citizenship, shared the news with her 7.1 million Instagram followers.

‘Mailed in my vote a month ago,’ Nicole wrote on her Instagram Stories.

She added: ‘Your vote counts. It’s the last day to vote in the US election.’ 

Making history: Meanwhile, the U.S. election has attracted unprecedented coverage in Australia because of the controversial presidency of Donald Trump and his unlikely Democrat challenger, Joe Biden, all held within the turmoil of the Covid pandemic

Making history: Meanwhile, the U.S. election has attracted unprecedented coverage in Australia because of the controversial presidency of Donald Trump and his unlikely Democrat challenger, Joe Biden, all held within the turmoil of the Covid pandemic

Making history: Meanwhile, the U.S. election has attracted unprecedented coverage in Australia because of the controversial presidency of Donald Trump and his unlikely Democrat challenger, Joe Biden, all held within the turmoil of the Covid pandemic

Having her say: Australian actress Nicole Kidman revealed on Tuesday that she'd voted in the U.S. presidential election by mailing in her vote 'a month ago'

Having her say: Australian actress Nicole Kidman revealed on Tuesday that she’d voted in the U.S. presidential election by mailing in her vote ‘a month ago’

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