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

Did Kochie and Nat show their true colours? Mystery surrounds why hosts dressed in Democrat blue and the show's graphics changed - while 'conservative' Sam Armytage is off on holidays

By Nicole Douglas For Daily Mail Australia

Published: 02:04 GMT, 4 November 2020 | Updated: 03:20 GMT, 4 November 2020

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

While reporting from the White House, newsreader Natalie Barr even wore a light blue coat. 

And 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 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. It has also been changed during previous reports on the election. 

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. 

In 2017, Sam attended Australian NSW One Nation leader Mark Latham's new TV show launch, where 400 attended for the conservative Free Speech Forum.  

And in June 2018, Sam weighed in on the media mocking of , saying the incessant ridicule of America's Commander-In-Chief had become 'boring'. 

Daily Mail Australia has contacted Channel Seven for comment about the changes and the presenters on-air clothing choices. 

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

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