Nov 04, 2020 – 07:56 (IST)

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All eyes on Florida

As projections are released for the smaller states which usually vote along either Republican or Democrat, all eyes are now on the swing states. Trends are coming in for Florida, Georgia and North Carolina, and it looks too close to call.

The New York Times reported “Florida is a critical part of almost any Electoral College pathway for Trump to hit the 270 votes needed to secure re-election. Biden is seen to have multiple paths without the state.”

Nov 04, 2020 – 07:36 (IST)

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Biden wins New York, New Mexico, projects AP

President Donald Trump has won Louisiana, Nebraska, Nebraska’s 3rd Congressional District, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wyoming, while Democrat Joe Biden has won New Mexico and New York.

Nebraska, one of two states that divides its electoral votes, has five total electoral votes up for grabs. Trump won the statewide vote, which is good for two electoral votes. He also won the 3rd Congressional District, which nets him a third vote.

Nov 04, 2020 – 07:34 (IST)

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Polls close in more than a dozen states

Polls have now closed in more than a dozen states, including the key swing states of Arizona, Michigan and Wisconsin.

Joe Biden had a polling advantage in Michigan and Wisconsin, but it may take a while to count absentee ballots in those two states. Arizona is expected to post results more quickly.

Nov 04, 2020 – 07:18 (IST)

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Republican Phil Scott wins reelection in Vermont

Republican Governor Phil Scott has won reelection in the traditionally Democratic state of Vermont, the AP announced.

Scott has distanced himself from Donald Trump, previously announcing he intended to vote for Joe Biden. Explaining his Biden vote earlier today, Scott said, “We need someone that can pull us together. Our country needs to heal.”

Nov 04, 2020 – 07:13 (IST)

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Trump gets Alabama, Mississippi: US media 

President Donald Trump has won Alabama, Mississippi, Oklahoma and Tennessee, while Democrat Joe Biden has won Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey and Rhode Island.

The results were not a surprise. Biden is very strong in the states that went for him, just as Trump is strong in the states he won.

Trump takes 33 electoral votes for winning those four states, while Biden adds 69 electoral votes to his total for winning seven states.

Nov 04, 2020 – 07:09 (IST)

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Trump wins Arkansas, says AP

President Donald Trump is projected to win the state of Arkansas. The Republican nominee on Tuesday was awarded its six electoral votes.

Arkansas is a reliably Republican state that hasn’t gone for a Democratic presidential candidate since Bill Clinton in 1996.

Nov 04, 2020 – 06:53 (IST)

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Republican Mitch McConnell wins reelection in Kentucky

Senate leader Mitch McConnell has won the re-election race, defeating Democratic candidate Amy McGrath, according to US media. McConnell, who won from Kentucky, is one of the many senators who have been re-elected.

The Democratic incumbents who won are Chris Coons of Delaware, Dick Durbin of Illinois, Ed Markey of Massachusetts, Jeanne Shaheen of New Hampshire, Cory Booker of New Jersey and Jack Reed of Rhode Island. On the GOP side, James Inhofe of Oklahoma has also won reelection.

Nov 04, 2020 – 06:42 (IST)

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Trump picks up four states while Biden wins seven others

Joe Biden has won seven states, including his home state of Delaware. The Democratic nominee won Rhode Island, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Maryland, Illinois, Delaware and Connecticut.

Meanwhile, Donald Trump has won the states of Oklahoma, Tennessee, Mississippi and Alabama.

Again, none of these states are battlegrounds, so the results are not surprising. The major prizes of the night remain up for grabs.

Nov 04, 2020 – 06:38 (IST)

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Donald Trump set to win South Carolina, projects AP

Donald Trump is projected to win the state of South Carolina by winning its nine electoral votes, the AP announced.

Trump was expected to win the state, but South Carolina’s key Senate race between Republican incumbent Lindsey Graham and Democrat Jaime Harrison remains too close to call.

Nov 04, 2020 – 06:33 (IST)

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Polls close in six US states 

Polls have closed in six US states in a bitterly contested election between incumbent President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden, including in the key East Coast battleground of Georgia.

Polling places also shut statewide in Indiana, Kentucky, South Carolina, Vermont and Virginia in a landmark contest that saw tens of millions of American cast their ballots early amid the coronavirus pandemic.

CNN and NBC already projected a win for Donald Trump in Indiana.

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