Election 2020: The Latest Updates

Election 2020: The Latest Updates

The presidential election entered its third day Thursday with no presumptive winner. Nevada, Georgia, North Carolina and Pennsylvania are still counting votes. Former Vice President Joe Biden won Arizona, Michigan and Wisconsin on Wednesday, per The Associated Press. ABC, CBS and NBC have not called Arizona, Fox has. Meanwhile, President Donald Trump’s campaign filed lawsuits in Georgia, Michigan and Pennsylvania over ballot-counting procedures — and said it would seek a recount in Wisconsin. But officials in the Badger state say Biden’s lead there makes a recount unlikely to count in the president’s favor, while a Georgia judge has dismissed his campaign’s lawsuit.

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According to The Associated Press, the following states have been called:

President Trump (214 electoral votes):

  • Alabama (9), Arkansas (6), Florida (29), Idaho (4), Indiana (11), Iowa (6), Kansas (6), Kentucky (8), Louisiana (8), Maine (1 of the state’s 4 electoral votes), Mississippi (6), Missouri (10), Montana (3), Nebraska (4), North Dakota (3), Ohio (18), Oklahoma (7), South Carolina (9), South Dakota (3) Tennessee (11), Texas (38), Utah (6), West Virginia (5), Wyoming (3)

Former Vice President Biden (264 electoral votes):

  • Arizona (11), California (55), Colorado (9), Connecticut (7), Delaware (3), District of Columbia (3), Hawaii (4), Illinois (20), Maine (3 of the state’s 4 electoral votes), Maryland (10), Massachusetts (11), Michigan (16), Minnesota (10), Nebraska (1), New Hampshire (4), New Jersey (14), New Mexico (5), New York (29), Oregon (7), Rhode Island (4), Vermont (3), Virginia (13), Washington (12), Wisconsin (10)

Note: Maine and Nebraska split their electoral votes.

More election coverage:

  • Election officials in two of Nevada’s biggest counties say they will not have election results until Thursday morning. (WSJ)
  • Democrats are projected to retain control of the House of Representatives. (CNBC)
  • Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky won re-election as Republicans appear on track to retain their majority. (NY Times)
  • House Speaker Nancy Pelosi also won re-election.
  • Republican Susan Collins won re-election to the U.S. Senate from Maine, beating back a challenge from Democrat Sara Gideon. (AP)
  • Republican Lindsey Graham was re-elected to the U.S. Senate from South Carolina, defeating Democratic challenger Jaime Harrison in one of the most expensive Senate races this cycle. (AP)
  • Democrat and former astronaut Mark Kelly defeated Republican Sen. Martha McSally in Arizona. (AP)

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