(Reuters) - Democrat Joe Biden won the Nov. 3 U.S. presidential election, beating President Donald Trump, after a longer-than-usual process of counting mail-in ballots that a record number of Americans relied on during the coronavirus pandemic.
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REUTERS/Hannah McKayBiden surpassed the 270 Electoral College votes needed to clinch the presidency on Saturday, and on Thursday Edison Research projected Biden as the winner in Arizona, leaving just Georgia and North Carolina to be decided.At the same time, vote counts are being challenged in a number of states, including Michigan and Pennsylvania, while the Trump campaign has signaled it may seek a recount in Wisconsin.
Here are some key tallies in the White House race, as of 11:20 p.m. EST on Thursday (0420 GMT on Friday), as well as vote certification deadlines.
ELECTORAL COLLEGE: Biden 290; Trump 217POPULAR VOTE: Biden - 77,920,048; Trump - 72,609,925 STATES REMAINING TO BE DECIDED:Georgia (16 electoral votes) - Biden 49.5%, Trump 49.2% with 99% of estimated vote talliedNorth Carolina (15 electoral votes) - Biden 48.7%, Trump, 50.0% with 98% of estimated vote talliedVOTE CERTIFICATION DEADLINES:Arizona - Deadline is Nov. 30Georgia - Deadline is Nov. 20Michigan - Deadline is Nov. 23North Carolina - Deadline is Nov. 24Pennsylvania - Deadline is Nov. 23Wisconsin - Deadline is Dec. 1
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