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US presidential election results – state by state

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With voting now completed in this divisive US presidential election, President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden are now waiting to see which of them won. Votes continue to be counted, including mail-in ballots.The current projected electoral vote tally stands at Biden with 264 vs. Trump with 214, according to the Associated Press (AP). Candidates need 270 electoral votes to win the presidency.  States with 60 electoral votes are still undecided; Biden needs six of them, Trump, 56.

The following is the most up-to-date data on who took which state based upon the projections by the five top US television networks (ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX and CNN), the AP and Edison Research (in parentheses is the state’s number of electoral votes):

Alabama (9)

With a full consensus being reported by all the major news networks, Trump is the projected winner of Alabama. AP stated that with 99% of polling stations reporting, Trump received 62.5% of the Alabama vote, with Biden (36.4%) winning the remaining votes alongside Libertarian candidate Jo Jorgensen (1.1%).

Alaska (3)             

There is no projected winner for Alaska at the moment, with only 50% of the polls reporting as of 3:30 p.m. EST.

Arizona (11)                

There is currently no consensus for a projected winner in Arizona, with only Fox News and AP currently reporting Biden as the projected winner of the state’s 11 electoral votes.As of 8:40 a.m. EST, 84% of polling stations have reported, with Biden in the lead with 51% of the vote, followed closely behind by Trump with 47.6%.Arizona voters also approved measures to legalize marijuana for recreational use.

     

Arkansas (6)             

Trump is the projected winner of Arkansas, with a consensus of the television networks and AP projecting the same.

Some 92% of polling stations have reported as of 8:40 a.m. EST.

California (55)            

With 66% reporting as of 3:30 p.m. EST, Biden took 65.2% of the California vote versus Trump’s 32.9%. All the major news networks have called the race in California in favor of Biden.California is the most populous state and therefore has the most electoral votes with 55, some 17 more than second place Texas.

 

Colorado (9)  

Biden is the projected winner of Colorado according to AP and major news networks.Some 88% of stations have reported as of 3:30 p.m. EST. Biden earned 55.5% of the vote, while Trump took home 42%.

Colorado voters also rejected a measure to ban abortions after 22 weeks of pregnancy, except those needed to save the life of the mother.

Connecticut (7) 

The projected winner of Connecticut will reportedly be Biden, according to the AP and news outlets.A total of 88% of stations have reported for the East Coast state as of 3:30 p.m. EST. Biden secured 57.7% of the vote, versus Trump’s 40.8%.

Delaware (3) 

Biden took home 58.8% of the vote in Delaware, with 99% of stations reporting as of 3:30 p.m. EST. There is also a consensus that Biden will take the state’s three electoral votes as the projected winner.

District of Columbia (3) 

The nation’s capital chose to award Biden its three electoral votes, with the Democratic presidential candidate sweeping the District of Columbia with 93% of the total vote.As of 3:30 p.m. EST, 78% of polling stations have reported. Trump, at the moment, only holds 5.6% of the vote.

Florida (29)

A wave of support from Hispanic voters gave Trump a narrow victory in one of the key battleground states of Florida, boosting his chances of reelection, with 96% reporting as such as of 8:45 a.m. EST.

Unofficial results on Tuesday night showed Trump was winning about 47% of the Hispanic vote in Florida, increasing his vote share in the county over 2016 by about 12%.

That swing denied Biden the votes he needed from South Florida to balance Trump’s strength in the state’s mainly rural Panhandle, and win Florida‘s 29 Electoral College votes.Voters also approved a measure to amend the state constitution to gradually increase its $8.56-per-hour minimum wage to $15.

Georgia (16)     

There is currently no projected winner in Georgia’s tight race. Although 96% of polling stations have reported as of 3:30 p.m. EST, no one has yet called the race for the state’s 16 electoral votes.According to the AP, Trump is currently in the lead with 50.1% of the vote, locked in a tight race with Biden trailing closely behind with 48.7%.                                     

Hawaii (4)  

AP is currently reporting Biden as the winner with 63.7% of the vote.

Idaho (4) 

Trump secured 63.9% of the vote to earn Idaho’s four electoral votes, with 99% of polling stations reporting.

Illinois (20)
Biden is the projected winner of Illinois’s 20 electoral votes, with 88% of polling stations having reported as of 3:30 p.m. EST.Biden has secured 55.1% of the vote, with Trump far behind, earning 43%.Indiana (11)
With 92% of polling stations reporting, as of 3:30 p.m. EST, Trump has been declared the projected winner of Indiana by consensus of the national news outlets.Trump secured 58.5% of the vote, followed by Biden’s 39.5%.

Iowa (6) 

Trump has been named the projected winner of the heavily white and rural Iowa, securing 53.2% of the vote with nearly all polling stations reporting as of 8:51 a.m. EST.Although Biden only secured a few districts throughout the state, he earned 45% of the popular vote.

Kansas (6) 

Trump is heavily projected to win the GOP stronghold of Kansas, securing 56.8% of the popular vote to Biden’s 41.1%.With 99% of polling stations reporting as of 3:30 p.m. EST, all the major news outlets have given Trump the race in the Midwestern state.
 

Kentucky (8) 

Trump is projected to win Kentucky by consensus of the major news outlets.Trump has so far secured a 26.9 point margin over Biden (62.6% vs 35.7%), with 98% of polling stations reporting as of 3:30 p.m. EST.

Louisiana (8)   

The Deep South state of Louisiana is expected to give Trump its eight electoral votes.Trump is currently leading Biden, capturing 58.5% of the vote with 95% reporting as of 3:30 p.m. EST.All the major news outlets have named Trump as the projected winner.

 

Maine 

Biden has been projected as the winner of Maine’s first district and its popular vote, worth three electoral votes, but AP 
has called for a Trump victory in its second district, giving him one electoral vote due to how the state’s electoral votes are allocated.
 

Maryland (10)           

The traditionally Democratic-leaning state of Maryland is projected to choose Biden to give its 10 electoral votes to, with 72% reporting as of 3:30 p.m. EST.Biden secured over 63.2% of the vote to Trump’s 35.1%, with the state’s mainly urban and densely populated areas surrounding Baltimore and Annapolis choosing to vote for the Democratic candidate as it did in the 2016 elections.Hilary Clinton won the state by a margin of 26.4 points in 2016, while Biden is projected to win by 28.9 points.

Massachusetts (11)

Massachusetts voters voted blue across the entire state, with each district choosing Biden for president in this year’s election.Biden secured 65.7% of the vote, leading Trump who received 32.5% of the vote, with 99% reporting as of 3:30 p.m. EST.
 

Michigan (16)   

Michigan is currently undecided as both Trump and Biden are locked in a tight race with 99% reporting as of 3:30 p.m. EST.No news outlets have projected a winner within the state, although according to the AP, Biden is currently leading by seven tenths of a poi.Michigan is seen as one of the key battleground states in this year’s election, with Biden counting on the Rust Belt states’ electoral votes to win the election.              

Minnesota (10) 

Biden is currently projected to win Minnesota, according to a consensus by the national media.He secured 52.6% of the vote over Trump, who won 45.4% of the state’s favor.Some 99% of stations have reported as of 3:45 p.m. EST.

Mississippi (6) 

Trump is heavily projected to take Mississippi, securing 59.3% of the state’s vote with 81% reporting as of 3:45 p.m. EST.There is also a shared consensus throughout the major news outlets, who have all projected the Republican president to win the state.
 

Missouri (10)   

Missouri is expected to hand over its 10 electoral votes toward the reelection of the Republican president.With 97% reporting as of 8:56 a.m. EST, Trump is currently leading by a projected margin of 15.6 points.Biden only secured two districts but gained 41.3% of the popular vote.

Montana (3)  

Trump is projected to win the rural state of Montana in a consensus of the national news networks.He is currently leading by 15.4 points as of 3:45 p.m. EST with 99% of polling stations having reported.

Nebraska (5)
AP is currently reporting Trump as the winner of the state and its first and third districts, worth four electoral votes, with 99% reporting as of 3:45 p.m. EST. Biden reportedly won its second district, which is worth one electoral vote due to Nebraska’s mixed allocation system.
         
Nevada (6)
Nevada is currently undecided, as no stations have reported a projected winner in a tight race.According to the AP, Biden has secured an edge over Trump, with over two-third of polling stations reporting as of 9:00 a.m. EST.
                                              
New Hampshire (4)   
With 99% reporting as of 3:45 p.m. EST, Biden is projected to win New Hampshire by eight points.All of the major news outlets chose Biden as the projected winner of the small northeastern state.New Jersey (14)
Voters in New Jersey have chosen to give its 14 electoral votes to Biden, according to consensus projections.Biden secured 61% of the popular vote, with 65% reporting as of 9:00.m. EST. New Jersey residents also passed a referendum legalizing marijuana statewide for adults 21 and over.
 
New Mexico (5)
New Mexico is projected to select Biden, giving him its five electoral votes.All the major news outlets project Biden to win the state, with 95% having reported as of 3:50 p.m. EST.New York (29)
Voters of The Empire State will likely select Biden to award its substantial 29 electoral votes to, according to a consensus within the national media. New York has the third most electoral votes, along with Florida.With well over two-thirds of the votes counted, Biden is currently leading Trump by 12.2 points.NY Representative Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez secured her reelection by a landslide with 68.8% of the popular vote.North Carolina (15)  
With 94% reporting as of 9:03 a.m. EST, Trump and Biden are currently locked in a tight race throughout North Carolina.AP states that Trump is currently leading by 1.4 points, and has refused to call the race, as have all other major media outlets.
                                      
North Dakota (3)
Trump secured the border state of North Dakota by a landslide, with 89% reporting as of 9:04 a.m. EST.Trump earned 65.5% of the popular vote, leading Biden by 33.6 points. Ohio (18)  
Trump is expected to win Ohio’s 18 electoral votes, according to current projections.The AP states that Trump secured 53.4% of the popular vote, with 96% reporting as of 3:50 p.m. EST.All the major television networks have called it for the president as well.Oklahoma (7)  
History is seeming to repeat itself as Trump seems to have secured 65.4% of Oklahoma’s popular vote, leading Biden by 33.1 points.In 2016, Trump beat Clinton to take home the GOP stronghold by a margin of 36 points.Oregon (7)    
Biden is expected to win Oregon as he is currently leading the race by 17.4 points, with 87% reporting (3:50 p.m. EST).The five major television stations have also called it for Biden.Pennsylvania (20)     
One of the most crucial battleground states in this election is Pennsylvania, where Biden and Trump are currently locked in a race that is too close to call for any of the news outlets or research agencies.AP currently has Trump sitting ahead with 85% reporting as of 3:55 p.m. EST.                                    Rhode Island (4)
According to media consensus, Rhode Island’s four electoral votes will go towards Biden’s presidency bid.Biden captured 59.2% of the vote and leads Trump by 20 points, with 88% reporting (3:55 p.m. EST).

South Carolina (9)

Trump is currently projected to win South Carolina, with 91% reporting (3:55 p.m. EST).He currently has a lead over the Democratic candidate, earning 55.6% of the vote for the state’s nine electoral votes.South Dakota (3)    
South Dakota’s three electoral votes are projected to go to Trump, according to media consensus.The AP states that Trump is currently winning by over 30 points, with 85% of polling stations reporting (9:08 a.m. EST).Tennessee (11)               
Trump is heavily projected to win Tennessee, with 97% reporting (9:08 a.m. EST).Trump secured 60.7% of the popular vote to Biden’s 37.4%. Biden did, however, win the districts surrounding the major cities of Nashville and Memphis, with mainly the rural areas voting for the Republican president.Texas (38)
At around 1:00 a.m. EST, all of the major news outlets projected Trump as the winner of the key battleground state of Texas.The substantial 38 electoral votes – second most in the country after California – will go toward Trump’s reelection, after he secured the state by a 5.9 point margin.Although major cities, such as Houston, Austin, Dallas and San Antonio, as well as border cities like El Paso, all voted for Biden, rural areas mainly voted for the Republican president, as has been the trend.Utah (6)
National media outlets place Trump as Utah’s projected winner, with 75% reporting (3:55 p.m. EST).Trump secured 58.2% of the vote, leading Biden by close to 20 points.Vermont (3)
Biden is heavily projected to win Vermont’s three electoral votes, according to national media consensus.He is currently leading Trump by a landslide margin of over 35 points.Virginia (13)
Virginia is projected to give its 13 electoral votes to Biden. Some 92% of polling stations have reported as of 3:57 p.m. EST.AP has Biden leading the vote, and all the major news outlets have projected him to take the state.Washington (12)
By national media consensus, Biden is projected to win Washington state.He is currently leading the Republican president by 24.2 points, with 85% of polling stations have reported as of 3:58 p.m. EST.West Virginia (5)
Trump is expected to win the Mountain State of West Virginia, another GOP stronghold that generally votes red as it did again this year, even within the college town of Morgantown.Trump is currently leading the race in West Virginia by over 39 points – one of the largest margins state-by-state.Some 95% of polling stations have reported as of 3:58 p.m. EST.Wisconsin (10)          AP has officially called a Biden victory in the hotly contested state of Wisconsin, taking its 10 electoral votes. Trump’s campaign has said it would immediatelty contest the results and demand a recount.                           Wyoming (3)   
Trump seemed to secure his largest marginal win state-by-state in the landlocked rural state of Wyoming.The president secured 70.4% of the popular vote to Biden’s 26.7% – a margin of 43.7 points. Biden only won two districts within the state.

Reuters and Jerusalem Post Staff contributed to this report.



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