WASHINGTON (AP) — The Newest on the presidential campaign (all occasions native):
Democrat Joe Biden is now main President Donald Trump within the battleground state of Georgia.
By Friday morning, Biden overtook Trump within the variety of ballots counted within the battleground, a must-win state for Trump that has lengthy been a Republican stronghold. Biden now has a 917-vote benefit.
The competition remains to be too early for The Related Press to name. 1000’s of ballots are nonetheless left to be counted — many in counties the place the previous vice chairman was within the lead.
An AP evaluation confirmed that Biden’s vote margins grew as counties processed mail ballots forged in his favor.
There’s a potential that the race may go to a recount. Below Georgia regulation, if the margin between Biden and Trump is beneath half a share level of distinction, a recount could be requested.
HERE’S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE PRESIDENTIAL RACE:
Democrat Joe Biden is pushing closer to the 270 Electoral Faculty votes wanted to hold the White Home, securing victories within the battlegrounds of Wisconsin and Michigan and narrowing President Donald Trump’s path.