WASHINGTON (AP) - Democrat Joe Biden has overtaken President Donald Trump in Pennsylvania and Georgia. The election hinges on the outcome of tight contests in those key battleground states.
The Associated Press has not declared a winner in the battleground state of Pennsylvania because there are tens of thousands of votes left to be counted.
Trump held a 675,000-vote lead early Wednesday and prematurely declared victory in the state. But by early Friday, Biden had taken a lead of about 6,000 votes.
The vast majority of the votes left to be counted in Pennsylvania were cast by mail, a form of voting that Biden has carried by a large margin. The late counted ballots were overwhelmingly in Biden’s favor.
If there is less than a half percentage point difference between Biden’s and Trump’s vote totals, state law dictates that a recount must be held.