Shortly after 6 p.m. ET on Tuesday, Fox News anchor Martha MacCallum stood beside a giant graphic showing exit poll data from the New Hampshire Senate race between Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (R-NH) and Republican challenger Scott Brown.
"And look how tight this is: 49 percent of the independents going for Shaheen at this moment, 50 percent for Brown," MacCallum said. "This one's been neck-and-neck all along."
Within minutes, MacCallum and company were getting called out for an apparent election night faux pas.
"Fox News definitely just broke the rules for exit polls," read the headline over at the explainer website Vox.
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