Monitoring US election results

Published November 4, 2020, 7:41 AM

by MB Online

Here, we’ll be keeping you up-to-date with the latest on the US presidential elections.

74,940,127 votes70,636,694 votes
A candidate needs 270 electoral college votes to win.

As of 1 a.m., Nov. 8:

Joe Biden flips Pennsylvania, effectively winning the elections. Nevada also counted as a win for the former VP.

As of 10:52 a.m.:

US Supreme Court justice denies plea of Republicans in Pennsylvania to stop the counting of ballots arriving after election day; most of these ballot are believed to favor Biden. —AFP

As of 4:36 a.m., Nov. 7:

Biden improves lead in Pennsylvania and Nevada; recount likely in Georgia.

As of 9:53 p.m., Nov. 6:

As the last remaining votes are counted, Joe Biden edges ahead of Donald Trump in Georgia and Pennsylvania.

As of 7 a.m., Nov. 5:

Biden flips Michigan.

As of 3:17 a.m., Nov. 5:

Biden flips Wisconsin.

As of 4:12 p.m.:

Biden gets Maine.

As of 3:57 p.m.:

Biden flips Arizona.

As of 2:07 p.m.:

Trump wins Texas.

As of 1:37 p.m.:

Trump wins Florida.

As of 1:24 p.m.:

Trump wins Ohio, Montana, and Iowa.

As of 1:15 p.m.:

Biden wins Minnesota.

As of 1:10 p.m.:

Biden wins Hawaii.

As of 12:10 p.m.:

Trump wins Utah.

As of 12:02 p.m.:

Biden wins New Hampshire, Washington, Oregon, and California.

Trump wins Idaho.

As of 11:32 a.m.:

Trump gets Missouri.

As of 11 a.m.:

Trump wins Kansas.

As of 10:38 a.m.:

Biden wins Colorado.

As of 10:29 a.m.:

Biden wins District of Columbia.

As of 10:03 a.m.:

Trump wins Nebraska, Louisiana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming, and Indiana.

Biden gets New York, New Mexico.

As of 9:55 a.m.:

Trump gets Indiana.

As of 9:33 a.m.:

Trump wins Arkansas.

As of 9:02 a.m.:

Polls close in dozens of states, including Pennsylvania.

Biden takes Vermont, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, and Maryland.

Trump wins Oklahoma, Tennessee, and Alabama.

As of 8:41 a.m.:

Biden wins Virginia. Trump wins West Virginia.

Polls in North Carolina and Ohio close.

As of 8:16 a.m.:

Biden wins Vermont. Trump wins Kentucky.

Florida closes first polls.

Voters cast their ballots at a polling station in Leesburg, Virginia on November 3, 2020 (AFP / Andrew Caballero-Reynolds)

We’ll keep track of electoral votes as states close their polls and start counting the votes.

To win the US presidency, a candidate needs 270 electoral college votes.