Counting of ballots in U.S. elections will continue until end of weekend

Source : 112 Ukraine

There are from 250 000 to 270 000 ballots left to count
16:31, 7 November 2020

Fox News

The counting of votes in the US presidential elections is still ongoing. Ballot processing in Arizona will continue until the end of the weekend. State Secretary of State Katie Hobbs announced this in an interview with CNN.

According to her, in Arizona there are from 250 000 to 270 000 ballots left to count.

"They (the state district election commissions) told us that they expect to count before the end of the weekend," said Katie Hobbs.

Related: US elections: Georgia announces recount of votes

Earlier it was reported that in Arizona remained unprocessed about 285 000 ballots, of which 204 000 are ballots intended for voting by mail. Earlier in Arizona, Biden was slightly ahead of Trump. Also in four US states - Georgia, Nevada, Pennsylvania and North Carolina the counting of votes after the presidential election continues.

Donald Trump demands to suspend the counting of votes in the state of Georgia, and earlier similar lawsuits were filed in the states of Pennsylvania and Michigan

In order to win the US election, a candidate must receive 270 electoral college votes.

Related: US elections: Trump demands to stop total vote count

According to the CNN calculations, Biden has 50.5% of votes and Trump has 48%. For an overall victory in the elections, Biden must win another state - Nevada (6 electoral votes) or Pennsylvania (20 electoral votes). It became known yesterday that Biden confidently bypassed Trump in Michigan, gaining 50.5% of votes. This state gives 16 electoral votes.

At the same time, incumbent President Donald Trump said on his Twitter page that he considers himself the winner in Michigan and three other states - Pennsylvania, Georgia and North Carolina, where the vote count continues.

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