Former Vice President Joe Biden is piling up votes in Western battlegrounds Nevada and Arizona and in the “blue wall” state of Pennsylvania, moving ever closer to finalizing the path to 270 electoral votes that he must win the presidency.
Biden at the moment leads President Trump by 253 to 213 electoral votes, CNN tasks.
If you are simply studying in, here is the place issues stand:
- Biden closes in: The former vp is stretching his leads in Pennsylvania, Nevada and Georgia. Each state stays too near name. The rely can be sophisticated in Pennsylvania by tens of hundreds of provisional ballots and lots of others that require additional take care of causes that embody injury, legibility, signature points or different defects.
- The paths to 270: The President can not attain 270 electoral votes with out profitable each Pennsylvania and Georgia, and no less than one of many different excellent states. Biden can get excessive by profitable Pennsylvania by itself or by taking each Nevada and Arizona. If Biden holds leads in Arizona and Nevada, he’ll get to 270 electoral votes and grow to be the following President, no matter what occurs in Pennsylvania and Georgia.
- Trump refuses to again down: As the drama unfolded throughout the nation, the President’s allies launched authorized challenges and floated conspiracy theories whereas Trump tweeted “Stop the Count!” On Thursday evening, Trump successfully despatched a sign that he has no intention of leaving energy and not using a battle if he finally ends up dropping the election.
- Biden makes attraction for unity in remarks: Biden wouldn’t declare victory when he spoke to the nation late Friday evening, however mentioned he was assured. He added, “We are going to win this race with a clear majority of the nation behind us.”
And here is a have a look at the place the numbers stand this morning:
CNN’s John Berman breaks down newest numbers: