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5:25 AM: Democrats getting nervous after latest results from Clark County:

Don’t think any Clark mail has been counted, but it is close in NV. pic.twitter.com/s3PixBICOW

— Jon Ralston (@RalstonReports) November 4, 2020

5:10 AM: Wisconsin:

Kenosha City Clerk Michelle Nelson says the city of Kenosha’s absentee results are heading over to Kenosha County to be reported.

— Adam Brewster (@adam_brew) November 4, 2020

5:05 AM: Wisconsin recount rules:

If you’re wondering about Wisconsin’s recount rules…

If a candidate comes within 1 percentage point of the winner, the candidate may request a recount. (The threshold was narrowed after Jill Stein’s 2016 recount.) There is no trigger for an automatic recount.

— Jessie Opoien (@jessieopie) November 4, 2020

5:01 AM: Wisconsin:

Ink restored in Green Bay https://t.co/6S4ID24y6Q

— Matt Smith (@mattsmith_news) November 4, 2020

4:38 AM: Wisconsin: Biden takes slightest of leads, according to Decision Desk:

WI Presidential Election Results

Biden (D): 50% (1,572,151 votes)
Trump (R): 49% (1,553,512 votes)

Estimated: > 95% votes in

More results here: https://t.co/WSml3RdgJ2

— Decision Desk HQ (@DecisionDeskHQ) November 4, 2020

4:25 AM: Wisconsin: Results from Milwaukee County expected in about 30 minutes:

Julietta Henry reports that 100% of Milwaukee County‘s count is done. after getting the computer information from Claire Woodall-Vogg. Henry says it will take about 30 minutes for the information to be uploaded. @journalsentinel pic.twitter.com/m2wTvDn7Mw

— Meg Jones (@MegJonesJS) November 4, 2020

4:10 AM: Wisconsin:

Milwaukee’s 169,000+ absentee ballots en route to county election officials pic.twitter.com/kXTiAJ8Xsp

— Matt Smith (@mattsmith_news) November 4, 2020

Ballots are leaving central count pic.twitter.com/oWc4oDKjHQ

— Matt Smith (@mattsmith_news) November 4, 2020

4:05 AM: Biden campaign manager rips Trump statement:

NEW: Biden Campaign Manager Jen O’Malley Dillon says, “The president’s statement tonight about trying to shut down the counting of duly cast ballots was outrageous, unprecedented, and incorrect.” pic.twitter.com/dysSKDtk1c

— Yamiche Alcindor (@Yamiche) November 4, 2020

4:01 AM: Wisc. Dem. Chair:

Absentee ballots are still being tallied in Milwaukee, Kenosha, and other cities. Based on everything we’ve seen, those ballots will decisively favor Biden. Green Bay hasn’t reported *any* results yet. When all votes are counted, we’re confident that Joe Biden will win Wisconsin.

— Ben Wikler (@benwikler) November 4, 2020

3:20 AM: PA Gov:

We still have over 1 million mail ballots to count in Pennsylvania.

I promised Pennsylvanians that we would count every vote and that’s what we’re going to do.

— Governor Tom Wolf (@GovernorTomWolf) November 4, 2020

3:17 AM:

Republicans are winning or have won 24 of 27 U.S. House races listed as “toss-ups” by @nytimes… and 13 of 36 ones listed under “Democrats expected to win narrowly.” pic.twitter.com/1TroEj98Jo

— Jasper Scherer (@jaspscherer) November 4, 2020

3:15 AM:

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Associated Press is not calling the presidential race yet because neither candidate has secured the 270 electoral college votes needed to claim victory.

— Julie Pace (@jpaceDC) November 4, 2020

3:13 AM: Maine: AP calls for Biden.

BREAKING: Joe Biden wins Maine. #APracecall at 3:05 a.m. EST. #Election2020 https://t.co/lGfinjTqT4

— AP Politics (@AP_Politics) November 4, 2020

3:10 AM: Chris Wallace on Fox News:

Chris Wallace: “This is an extremely flammable situation and the president just threw a match into it. He hasn’t won these states … the president doesn’t get to say he won states … there’s no question that all these states can continue to count votes.” pic.twitter.com/iquygEE39Y

— Aaron Rupar (@atrupar) November 4, 2020

Brian Williams on MSNBC:

“We are reluctant to step in but duty bound to point out when he says, ‘we did win this election, we’ve already won.’ That is not based in the facts at all.”

Brian Williams fact checks President Trump’s early morning remarks. pic.twitter.com/fOrdlWeu8S

— MSNBC Public Relations (@MSNBCPR) November 4, 2020

GOP’s Ben Ginsberg on CNN:

“These are all legally cast votes and the process of trying to toss them out for some reason would just I think be viewed by any court, including the Supreme Court, as just a massive disenfranchisement that would be frowned upon,” GOP lawyer Ben Ginsberg told @CNN’s @jaketapper. pic.twitter.com/hgVcgGGtT6

— Stephanie K. Baer (@skbaer) November 4, 2020

3:05 AM: Arizona: AP calls it for Biden, Kelly:

BREAKING: Joe Biden wins Arizona. #APracecall at 12:51 a.m. MST. #Election2020 https://t.co/lGfinjTqT4

— AP Politics (@AP_Politics) November 4, 2020

JUST IN: Democrat Mark Kelly has defeated GOP Sen. Martha McSally to win election to the Senate in Arizona, according to an AP race call. https://t.co/4dyBamaIsM pic.twitter.com/NEFvgxFhnv

— NPR Politics (@nprpolitics) November 4, 2020

2:50 AM: Wisconsin:

however it turns out, there is a good chance this will be fourth time in 6 presidential cycles that Wisconsin will be decided by less than a point.

— Craig Gilbert (@WisVoter) November 4, 2020

2:35 AM: Reactions: Left, media: “Autocratic,” “Fascist.”

Donald Trump’s premature claims of victory are illegitimate, dangerous, and authoritarian.

Count the votes. Respect the results.

— Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@AOC) November 4, 2020

We tried to tell you and everyone talked about laws and precedents and Norns as if social constructs held any weight beyond our ability to defend them.

Trump is a fascist and America is in incredible danger. Recognize it. See it. You have to stop denying what is obvious.

— Jared Yates Sexton (@JYSexton) November 4, 2020

The message is: stop counting votes. This is the opposite of democracy. This is fascism

— Ben Rhodes (@brhodes) November 4, 2020

This is some next-level autocratic shit right here.

— John Heilemann (@jheil) November 4, 2020

“This is not what democratically elected presidents says. That is what authoritarians say!” @DanaBashCNN.

— Aseem Chhabra (@chhabs) November 4, 2020

Donald Trump called it a “fraud” to continue to count votes. This does not sound like a democracy.

— Olivia Nuzzi (@Olivianuzzi) November 4, 2020

2:23 AM: Trump now speaking at the White House. He says “this is without question the latest press conference” he has ever had. Trump thanks the American people for their tremendous support. Trump says “a very sad group of people” is trying to “disenfranchise” people who voted for him.

“We won’t stand for it,” Trump says.

He says he was getting ready for a big celebration. He says he was winning everything and, all of a sudden, it was called off. Trump says the citizens of the country have come out in record numbers to support “this incredible movement.” He says he was not expected to win Florida and he ended up winning it by a lot.”

PRES. TRUMP SPEAKS: “We won states that we weren’t expected to win,” Pres. Trump says in an address to supporters at the White House early Wednesday morning. pic.twitter.com/Rf51ko6Pgj

— CBS Evening News (@CBSEveningNews) November 4, 2020

Trump says he has won Georgia and North Carolina and says “they can’t catch us.” Trump says he has a “lot of life” in Arizona because there are a lot of votes from “Trump territory.” Trump rips Fox News for saying it is “fairly unlikely” Trump will win Arizona. Trump says he doesn’t even need Arizona.

Trump says most importantly he is winning Pennsylvania by a tremendous amount. Trump talking about tremendous wins in Florida, Texas, Ohio, and North Carolina.

going to the U.S. Supreme Court to get all voting to start because he doesn’t want Democrats finding ballots in the morning. Trump says he has already won the election and thanks all of the people who has worked with his campaign. He now invites Pence up to say a few words.

Pence thanks Trump and thanks all of the voters who voted for the Trump-Pence ticket. Pence says they will remain vigilant to “protect the integrity of the vote.” Pence says he believes with all of his heart that, because of the voters Trump inspired, that they are on the road to victory and will make American great again, again.

2:13 AM: South Carolina: No blue wave:

RED FLIP: #APRaceCall – Republican challenger @NancyMace defeats freshman Democratic @RepCunningham in #SouthCarolina’s 1st District, flipping #SC01 back to red after Cunningham’s historic 2018 win #Election2020 pic.twitter.com/LFXQd7pbwu

— Meg Kinnard (@MegKinnardAP) November 4, 2020

So far, House and Senate Democrats have had a horrible night.

They haven’t yet changed the balance of power in the Senate.

At least half a dozen Dem incumbents lost their races when Democrats were confident they would pick up seats.

— Leigh Ann Caldwell (@LACaldwellDC) November 4, 2020

2:10 AM: Wisconsin:

Ozaukee Co. (of WOW fame) w/100%:

Trump 33,912 (55.2%)
Biden 26,515 (43.1%)
Trump edge: 7,397

Trump 30,464 (55.8%)
Clinton 20,170 (37.0%)
Trump edge: 10,294

So Trump improved, but Biden improved more.

Lots more Libertarian votes in 2016 (2,111) than in 2020 (646).

— Shawn Johnson (@SJohnsonWPR) November 4, 2020

2:02 AM: Trump is getting ready to address the nation from the White House:

Wh pool has been called

— Charlie Spiering (@charliespiering) November 4, 2020

2:01 AM: Arizona:

UPDATE Maricopa County’s remaining votes, per spox:
-Est. 168K ballots cast today. They will post tonight.
-248K early votes ready to be counted
-10K provisional
-Unknown number ‘late’ early ballots returned in-person today. Total might be tallied overnight.#12News

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— Brahm Resnik (@brahmresnik) November 4, 2020

1:59 AM: Pennsylvania:

UPDATE — Allegheny County is pausing the count and reconvening at 10 am to continue.

— Lucy Perkins (@lucyeperk) November 4, 2020

1:55 AM: Montana: Sen. Daines wins re-election:

BREAKING: Republican Steve Daines wins reelection to U.S. Senate from Montana. #APracecall at 11:49 p.m. MST. #Election2020 #MTelection https://t.co/lGfinjTqT4

— AP Politics (@AP_Politics) November 4, 2020

1:50 AM: California: Voters still dislike affirmative action policies even after demographic changes:

The more things change, the more they stay the same: Proposition 16, which would overturn California’s affirmative action ban, is losing 45%-55%. A quarter century ago, voters adopted the ban by about 55%-45%.https://t.co/OgcD8Ka82N

— Alexei Koseff (@akoseff) November 4, 2020

1:40 AM: Georgia:

Georgia down to a 118k edge for Trump over Biden, with votes still out in the Atlanta metro area.

— Jamie Dupree (@jamiedupree) November 4, 2020

DeKalb County, Georgia update: Biden increased his lead to 214,000 votes there, per county elections board document at 1:13 am https://t.co/9uflXrms3b pic.twitter.com/FbhXay6wQn

— Greg Giroux (@greggiroux) November 4, 2020

1:35 AM: Texas:

Trump has won Zapata County — just north of the Rio Grande Valley along the border — by 6 points, 53% to 47%, per SOS results.

Last two presidential elections there were Clinton +33 and Obama +43.

— Patrick Svitek (@PatrickSvitek) November 4, 2020

1:30 AM: Minnesota: Smith keeps seat for Democrats.

ELECTION UPDATE: Minnesota Democratic Sen. Tina Smith has defeated former GOP Rep. Jason Lewis to win a full six-year Senate term, according to an AP race call. https://t.co/j21vK9U3SL pic.twitter.com/1y11Djiw3I

— NPR (@NPR) November 4, 2020

1:15 AM: Arizona:

Here’s where things stand as of 11pm local time for #Arizona’s congressional delegation: Mark Kelly holds a 9-point lead over Martha McSally.

AP has called 7 of 9 House races. Tom O’Halleran’s lead in CD1 narrowed to 4 points. Hiral Tipirneni holding to 4-point lead in CD6.

— Rafael Carranza (@RafaelCarranza) November 4, 2020

1:12 AM: Texas: AP calls it for Trump.

BREAKING: Donald Trump wins Texas. #APracecall at 12:05 a.m. CST. #Election2020 https://t.co/lGfinjTqT4

— AP Politics (@AP_Politics) November 4, 2020

1:09 AM: Santorum, on CNN, is very optimistic about Trump’s chances of winning Pennsylvania because a lot of the early vote came from heavily-Biden areas.

1:03 AM: Nebraska:

Biden appears to have held his ground on the first Douglas County releases of Election Day voting from 2p-8p. It appears @JoeBiden will win #NE02’s single electoral vote. Story coming quickly on @OWHnews.

— Aaron Sanderford (@asanderford) November 4, 2020

12:59 AM: Dana Perino on Fox News:

Dana Perino on President Trump’s claims that “they” are trying to steal the election. ”I would tap the brakes a little bit” on that.

— Ben Mullin (@BenMullin) November 4, 2020

12:55 AM: Michigan: John James running a bit ahead of Trump:

[con’t] Republican challenger @JohnJamesMI came out to thank supporters at his watch party.

He says they’re not leaving until they find out the results. @wxyzdetroit pic.twitter.com/GGZGlDmVsa

— Rudy Harper (@RudyHarperWXYZ) November 4, 2020

This is where @JohnJamesMI will delivers remarks on #ElectionDay.

This is inside his warehouse just outside of downtown Detroit. A tent is also set up outside for supporters.

Follow this thread for updates. @wxyzdetroit #Elections2020 pic.twitter.com/PKJHvMEuWD

— Rudy Harper (@RudyHarperWXYZ) November 3, 2020

12:47 AM: Trump:

I will be making a statement tonight. A big WIN!

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 4, 2020

We are up BIG, but they are trying to STEAL the Election. We will never let them do it. Votes cannot be cast after the Poles are closed!

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 4, 2020

12:42 AM: Biden speaking at his drive-in rally in Delaware with cars honking. He says “your patience is commendable.” Biden says he feels good about where he is. Biden says he believes he’s on track to win this election. He says people need to be “patient” because of the unprecedented early vote.

#BREAKING: Joe Biden speaks to supporters: “We’re going to win Pennsylvania… We can know the results as early as tomorrow morning. It may take a little longer. As I’ve said all along, it’s not my place or Donald Trump’s place to declare who’s won this election.” #ElectionDay pic.twitter.com/sgIJH0RFRl

— The Hill (@thehill) November 4, 2020

“It ain’t over until every vote is counted, every ballot is counted,” Biden says. “We feel good about where we are.” Biden says he is in the game in Georgia and feels good about Wisconsin and Michigan. Biden says he is going to win Pennsylvania.

WATCH NOW: Joe Biden addresses supporters in Wilmington as decisive states in the election have yet to be called: “I’m here to tell you tonight we believe we’re on track to win this election.” #Election2020 https://t.co/fxHKy8hSEp pic.twitter.com/32HFnZRC6W

— CBS News (@CBSNews) November 4, 2020

12:30 AM: Iowa: Trump projected to win.

BREAKING: Donald Trump wins Iowa. #APracecall at 11:21 p.m. CST. #Election2020 https://t.co/lGfinjTqT4

— AP Politics (@AP_Politics) November 4, 2020

12:25 AM: DCCC chair Bustos in trouble.

#IL17 (DCCC chair Bustos): difference of 110 votes with 96% reporting, per WCIA-TV Champaign IL pic.twitter.com/QyP838nIXc

— Howard Mortman (@HowardMortman) November 4, 2020

12:17 AM: Minnesota: AP projects Biden win.

BREAKING: Joe Biden wins Minnesota. #APracecall at 11:13 p.m. CST. #Election2020 https://t.co/lGfinjTqT4

— AP Politics (@AP_Politics) November 4, 2020

12:15 AM: Arizona and Georgia:

Diane, here’s something we haven’t seen before pic.twitter.com/pbxoZViGSw

— Nate Cohn (@Nate_Cohn) November 4, 2020

It’s far too early to call the election in Arizona. Election Day votes are not fully reported, and we haven’t even started to count early ballots dropped off at the polls. In AZ, we protected Election Day. Let’s count the votes — all the votes — before making declarations.

— Doug Ducey (@dougducey) November 4, 2020

12:10 AM: Wisconsin:

President Trump is way ahead in Kenosha County, a county he won by 238 votes in 2016. He was the first GOP nominee to win there since 1972.
AP reports:
TRUMP: 63.85%
BIDEN: 34.41%
-With 96% precincts reporting https://t.co/A0wLqHHymM

— Jason Calvi (@JasonCalvi) November 4, 2020

12:05 AM: Never Trumpers all over the place:

You have no idea how badly I hoped I would never have to write, think, or talk about Donald Trump after tonight.

— David Frum (@davidfrum) November 4, 2020

Biden will win the blue wall – Wisconsin, Michigan, Pennsylvania. It will take a couple of days to count all the votes. Be patient.

— Joe Walsh (@WalshFreedom) November 4, 2020

12:03 AM: Ohio: CNN also calls it for Trump.

12:01 AM: Polls closed in Hawaii.

CBS News estimates Hawaii is likely Biden. https://t.co/T6GArkvEPf pic.twitter.com/MndRc9xdfM

— CBS News (@CBSNews) November 4, 2020

11:59 PM: Iowa: Ernst projected to win re-election.

BREAKING: Republican U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst is projected to defeat Democrat Theresa Greenfield in the race for U.S. Senate, according to WHO 13 Insider Jerry Crawford. pic.twitter.com/ulsBfxmT8c

— WHO 13 News (@WHO13news) November 4, 2020

11:57 PM: Maine:

Decision Desk HQ Projects Biden (D) Has Won ME-01 And Its 1 Electoral Vote

Race Called At 11-03 11:36 PM

All Results: https://t.co/mIM9hcN8C8

— Decision Desk HQ (@DecisionDeskHQ) November 4, 2020

11:55 PM:

What a joke. pic.twitter.com/bjiLTyqlvz

— Zach Graumann (@Zach_Graumann) November 4, 2020

11:52 PM: Ohio: Fox News projects Trump will win.

Fox News projects Trump wins the pivotal state of Ohio, clearing a major electoral hurdle in his quest for a second term.https://t.co/jc9GzdILdt

— Fox News (@FoxNews) November 4, 2020

11:50 PM:

if you’re a Democrat whose goal was America repudiates Donald Trump and his politics I understand disappointment. if you’re Democrat whose goal is Joe Biden becomes the next president it’s not that bleak

— Steadman™ (@AsteadWesley) November 4, 2020

11:45 PM: AOC: Dems didn’t put in effort to reach out to Latinos:

I won’t comment much on tonight’s results as they are evolving and ongoing, but I will say we’ve been sounding the alarm about Dem vulnerabilities w/ Latinos for a long, long time.

There is a strategy and a path, but the necessary effort simply hasn’t been put in ⬇️ https://t.co/HljnWYgeju

— Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@AOC) November 4, 2020

11:32 PM: Trump confident:

Lindsey Graham: “I’ve had two calls already — one from President Trump. He’s going to win. He’s going to win! To all the pollsters out there, you have no idea what you’re doing.” #ElectionDay pic.twitter.com/iFI5LwfxJa

— The Hill (@thehill) November 4, 2020

11:30 PM: Arizona:

“The Fox News Decision Desk can now project that former Vice President Joe Biden will win the state of Arizona, dramatically narrowing the president’s pathway to reelection. It is the first state of the night where Trump loses a state he won in 2016.” 11 electoral votes for Biden

— Chad Pergram (@ChadPergram) November 4, 2020

11:15 PM: Kansas: Marshall keeps Senate seat for GOP:

BREAKING: Republican Roger Marshall wins election to U.S. Senate from Kansas. #APracecall at 9:57 p.m. CST. #Election2020 #KSelection

— AP Politics (@AP_Politics) November 4, 2020

11:10 PM:

Detroit, Philadelphia and Milwaukee all planning to post vote counts tomorrow as they work through absentee backlog.

— Reid Wilson (@PoliticsReid) November 4, 2020

11:05 PM: Virginia:

Virginia votes YES on a proposition to change how they redistrict: a 16 member redistricting commission composed of eight legislators and eight citizens will now draw the districts. – via @mel_holzberg #Decision2020

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— Meet the Press (@MeetThePress) November 4, 2020

11:00 PM: Polls closed in California, Oregon, Washington, Idaho.

Biden immediately projected to win California, Washington, Oregon.

BREAKING: Joe Biden wins California, NBC News projects. https://t.co/qRp6C84zEO pic.twitter.com/YX4jCk9H6W

— NBC News (@NBCNews) November 4, 2020

10:55 PM: Biden apparently having a drive-in event:

As cars begin to file in to the Biden Election Night HQ drive-in event in Wilmington, DE, @msnbc plays on the big screens.

Current temperature is 40* but the Biden playlist is warming up the growing crowd pic.twitter.com/54xaMsrv0C

— Gary Grumbach (@GaryGrumbach) November 4, 2020

10:52 PM: Georgia:

I just called @kloeffler and congratulated her on making the runoff. She has my support and endorsement. I look forward to all Republicans coming together. Raphael Warnock would be a disaster for Georgia and America.

— Doug Collins (Text DOUG to 87123) (@CollinsforGA) November 4, 2020

10:50 PM: Texas: Not just voters of Cuban descent in Florida…

The upshot in TX may well be that while Democrats won big in the suburbs & did well among the small but fast-growing Asian American demographic, they’re still clueless when it comes to maximizing the Latino vote, and it’ll cost them the state https://t.co/OYSy94A2q1

— Robert Draper (@DraperRobert) November 4, 2020

Again, this is a 95% Hispanic county. One of the poorest in the nation. Something went terribly wrong for Democrats here. https://t.co/ZNxNpG8Cf7

— Forrest Wilder (@Forrest4Trees) November 4, 2020

10:45 PM: Dems panicking over Virginia:

Please stop calling me about Virginia. They have not counted the 2.7M early votes. They’ll all be in by 11 and we will win big.

— Terry McAuliffe (@TerryMcAuliffe) November 4, 2020

10:43 PM: Big ifs…

Arizona has always been the X-factor.

If MI & WI both go Biden—as the campaigns have expected—then Pennsylvania takes center stage, right?

Not necessarily. Biden could lose PA and still win the presidency if he wins AZ (plus Maine-2 and Nebraska-2.)

Would be 270 on the nose: pic.twitter.com/RT5I2GS0il

— Tim Alberta (@TimAlberta) November 4, 2020

10:40 PM: D.C.

Now people are just fighting. This is not tear gas. Some sort of smoke bomb. Likely not police. #ElectionNight #BLMPlaza pic.twitter.com/pFugz67cCs

— Christina Ruffini (@EenaRuffini) November 4, 2020

Washington DC: a large group of black block militants equipped with gas-masks, radios, and more are gathered together in front of Mirabelle High-End French-American restaurant pic.twitter.com/Cips6YaGqy

— Kalen From Scriberr (@FromKalen) November 4, 2020

10:35 PM: Georgia:

Software issue in Gwinnett County delaying up to 80,000 mail-in ballots

— Chris Jose (@ChrisJoseWSB) November 4, 2020

10:32 PM: New Hampshire: NBC projects Biden win:

BREAKING: Joe Biden wins New Hampshire, NBC News projects. https://t.co/HYrlnORyWH pic.twitter.com/9TDyUFKehL

— MSNBC (@MSNBC) November 4, 2020

Trump projected to win Utah:

BREAKING: Donald Trump wins Utah, NBC News projects. https://t.co/GjsOKr3aWO pic.twitter.com/8nPDoJmY67

— NBC News (@NBCNews) November 4, 2020

10:30 PM: Pennsylvania:

New: Philadelphia officials say they will not be reporting any more mail ballot results tonight. About 76,000 have been tallied so far — out of 350,000-some received. And remember, Biden supporters are disproportionately voting by mail. https://t.co/MVIqoGlglJ

— Holly Otterbein (@hollyotterbein) November 4, 2020

10:25 PM: Arizona:

Maricopa County just reported 1.45 million ballots. (That’s about the same as total number counted in 2016.)

Biden leads 54/44, Mark Kelly leads 55/44.

[Trump won here in 2016, narrowly, then Sinema, narrowly.]

— Taniel (@Taniel) November 4, 2020

10:20 PM: Alabama: Republicans pick up a Senate seat with Tuberville’s win:

BREAKING: Republican Tommy Tuberville wins election to U.S. Senate from Alabama, beating incumbent Sen. Doug Jones. #APracecall at 9:10 p.m. CST. #Election2020 #ALelection https://t.co/lGfinjTqT4

— AP Politics (@AP_Politics) November 4, 2020

10:17 PM: Another Florida House Dem ousted:

BREAKING: Maria Elvira Salazar (R) defeats incumbent Donna Shalala (D) in race for Miami-Dade District 27 congressional seat https://t.co/cUA90ImXF0
Via @WPLGLocal10

— Political Polls (@PpollingNumbers) November 4, 2020

10:15 PM:

Ok I’m having the same feelings at this part of the night I did in 2016

— Gabriel Sherman (@gabrielsherman) November 4, 2020

10:10 PM: Ohio:

Yes, the Delaware County returns for Biden are impressive in Ohio, but also should be looking at Lorain County, once a big Dem county west of Cleveland that Trump could very well flip. pic.twitter.com/bVG63O54NE

— Henry J. Gomez (@HenryJGomez) November 4, 2020

10:05 PM:

At 9:15 p.m. ET, Donald Trump became the favorite to win re-election, according to odds at legal sportsbooks. pic.twitter.com/lewoiR3p4T

— Darren Rovell (@darrenrovell) November 4, 2020

Biden’s implied probability in the betting markets of winning the presidency has now slumped from 67% to 29%

— Matt Goodwin (@GoodwinMJ) November 4, 2020

10:02 PM: South Carolina: Graham projected to win re-election:

The Fox News Decision Desk can now project that President Trump will defeat former Vice President Joe Biden in South Carolina.
Fox can also project that Republican Senator Lindsey Graham of South Carolina will win reelection by defeating Democratic challenger Jaime Harrison

— Bret Baier (@BretBaier) November 4, 2020

10:00 PM: Polls closed in Iowa, Montana, Nevada, Utah.

9:55 PM: Nevada:

🚨BREAKING: Nevada Judge Extends Poll Closing Deadline by 1 hour–to 8pm for the following polling locations

PLEASE SHARE IN NEVADA pic.twitter.com/z9XFn3cqOq

— Marc E. Elias (@marceelias) November 4, 2020

9:50 PM: Could be more trouble for Biden in Arizona and Nevada if he underperforms with Hispanic voters in those states:

Subpar Hispanic #s in RGV may keep Biden from winning TX, but he looks likely to win the 5 big urban counties by 900k+ votes (vs 562 for HRC). He’ll win Williamson & Hays outside Austin, run much closer to even in Collin (-11k vs. -60k in 16) & even halve Denton deficit. A path

— Ronald Brownstein (@RonBrownstein) November 4, 2020

9:45 PM: Florida:

#Breaking: Republican Carlos Gimenez beats Democratic incumbent Rep. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell in race for 26th Congressional District https://t.co/gwzUfyws5Z

— CBS4 Miami (@CBSMiami) November 4, 2020

9:35 PM:

Among the top Google searches on U.S. #ElectionDay is “liquor stores near me”

In fact, searches for that are at an all-time high 📈 https://t.co/UzQd5BpqkC pic.twitter.com/ZGgxovh33K

— Bloomberg (@business) November 4, 2020

9:30 PM: McConnell:

Sen. Mitch McConnell: “This is no time to attack our Constitution like some outdated relic. These are the times it was made for…this is no time to declare war on our institutions because one side is angry that the framers made it hard to achieve radical change.” #ElectionNight pic.twitter.com/ikCmyzNVnX

— CSPAN (@cspan) November 4, 2020

9:25 PM: Colorado: Biden projected to win.

CBS News projects Joe Biden wins Colorado. https://t.co/T6GArkvEPf pic.twitter.com/GF8fPaKGaY

— CBS News (@CBSNews) November 4, 2020

9:15 PM: Texas: Cornyn projected to win re-election:

NBC News projects John Cornyn (R) wins in Texas , defeating another Dem longshot who raised tens of millions from national liberal donors.

— Alex Seitz-Wald (@aseitzwald) November 4, 2020

9:10 PM: Colorado: Former Governor John Hickenlooper projected to defeat Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO):

Democratic Governor John Hickenlooper wins against Republican Senator Cory Gardner in the first Senate flip of the night. #ElectionDay

— FoxNewsSunday (@FoxNewsSunday) November 4, 2020

In Wyoming, Lummis wins her race. Ben Sasse gets re-elected to the Senate in Nebraska after Trump endorsed him.

BREAKING: Republican Cynthia Lummis wins election to U.S. Senate from Wyoming. #APracecall at 7:01 p.m. MST. #Election2020 #WYelection https://t.co/lGfinjTqT4

— AP Politics (@AP_Politics) November 4, 2020

9:00 PM: Biden projected to win New York. Trump projected to win Louisiana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming.

Final polls close at 9 p.m. ET:

—Arizona (11 electoral votes)
—Colorado (9)
—Kansas (6)
—Louisiana (8)
—Michigan (16)
—Minnesota (10)
—North Dakota (3)
—Nebraska (5)
—New Mexico (5)
—New York (29)
—South Dakota (3)
—Texas (38)
—Wisconsin (10)
—Wyoming (3)

— NPR (@NPR) November 3, 2020

Nicolle Wallace thinks MSNBC viewers are beginning to drink heavily:

“You can feel the hopes and the dreams of our viewers falling down, and liquor cabinets opening, all across this great land.” pic.twitter.com/xXvjWXBd30

— August Takala (@AugustTakala) November 4, 2020

8:55 PM: Many criticizing Democrats for their poor outreach to various Hispanic communities in Florida.

“We must have gotten obliterated by Hispanics…. defund the police killed us,” says top Miami Dem, citing a BLM backlash

Waving Che Guevara flags, even though it was by just a few, gets lots of attention in a community that sees him as a symbol of totalitarian butchery pic.twitter.com/Wq6V5ht0DP

— Marc Caputo (@MarcACaputo) November 4, 2020

Imagine if @TheDemocrats invested more $ in doing real outreach and connecting with Puerto Rican voters in Central Florida. That was a LOST opportunity to excite this bloc. They missed the mark. #ElectionNight #Florida

— Julio Ricardo Varela (@julito77) November 4, 2020

8:50 PM: Biden still optimistic despite not landing the KO punch with Florida.

Biden email to his supporter list: “Now, I believe that we will win tonight, and I intend to see this fight through to the very end — on that, I give you my word as a Biden.”

— Edward-Isaac Dovere (@IsaacDovere) November 4, 2020

8:45 PM: More people gathering in front of White House:

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Message projected on St. John’s Church (The Church, President Trump cleared protesters out of the way of for a photo op):
“In case of coup, we are many they are few. #upholddemocracy” pic.twitter.com/MxVkhXPERG

— Ryan Nobles (@ryanobles) November 4, 2020

A bit closer to the White House and you see an even bigger crowd gathered on 16th St. which the city recently dubbed “Black Lives Matter Plaza”. pic.twitter.com/pEiCL4Yd7C

— Ryan Nobles (@ryanobles) November 4, 2020

8:30 PM: Polls now closed in Arkansas. AP immediately calls it for Trump.

BREAKING: Donald Trump wins Arkansas. #APracecall at 7:30 p.m. CST. #Election2020

— AP Politics (@AP_Politics) November 4, 2020

BREAKING: Republican Tom Cotton wins reelection to U.S. Senate from Arkansas. #APracecall at 7:30 p.m. CST. #Election2020 #ARelection https://t.co/lGfinjTqT4

— AP Politics (@AP_Politics) November 4, 2020

8:05 PM: Tennessee: AP projects Bill Hagerty will win the Senate race.

BREAKING: Republican Bill Hagerty wins election to U.S. Senate from Tennessee. #APracecall at 7:00 p.m. CST. #Election2020 #TNelection https://t.co/lGfinjTqT4

— AP Politics (@AP_Politics) November 4, 2020

8:02 PM: Biden projected to win Connecticut (7), Illinois (20), Massachusetts (11), Maryland (10), Delaware (3), D.C. (3) Trump projected to win Oklahoma (10), Alabama (9), Mississippi (6), and Tennessee (11).

8:00 PM: Polls closed in Alabama, Connecticut, D.C., Delaware, Florida, Illinois, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Missouri, Mississippi, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Tennessee.

7:55 PM: Fox News projects Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) will win re-election.

#FoxNews projects a Decisive Win in Kentucky by @senatemajldr Mitch McConnell. #Kentucky


7:50 PM: Voters of Cuban descent in Florida coming through for Trump:

NYT now gives Trump a 95% chance of winning Florida.

If you’re wondering why, the Times also shows an 11-point swing towards Trump in Cuban neighborhoods so far. https://t.co/uj2a8Zmg76 pic.twitter.com/fapyKBMxKv

— Gabe Fleisher (@WakeUp2Politics) November 4, 2020

7:40 PM: AP calls West Virginia (5) for Trump and Virginia (13) for Biden.

7:30 PM: Polls closed in Ohio, West Virginia, and North Carolina.

7:15 PM: Ohio:

Ohio 2020 Election: Coronavirus top issue among Ohio voters, AP VoteCast survey finds https://t.co/XblwVMkO4w

— Columbus Dispatch (@DispatchAlerts) November 3, 2020

7:02 PM: CNN projects Indiana (11) for Trump. AP calls Kentucky (8) for Trump and Vermont (3) for Biden.

7:00 PM: Polls closed in Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, South Carolina, Vermont, and Virginia.

6:45 PM:

Members of Defeat Trump reveal a “Remove Trump” sign in Black Lives Matter Plaza in Washington, D.C. #Election2020 https://t.co/DjbVJW4HeV pic.twitter.com/Wpk4jY0ktO

— Bloomberg (@business) November 3, 2020

6:30 PM: Trump:


— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 3, 2020

Indiana, First result pic.twitter.com/CMQ12wojWL

— Political Polls (@PpollingNumbers) November 3, 2020

6:10 PM:

Internal modeling from @HaleIndy has the campaign winning independents by double digits. #IN05

— Adam Wren (@adamwren) November 3, 2020

6:00 PM: First polls are now closed in parts of Kentucky and Indiana.

5:55 PM:

Rick Santorum, on #CNN, claims the CNN Exit Polls do not suggest a Democratic landslide tonight.

— lisa mirando (@LisaMirandoCNN) November 3, 2020

5:53 PM: James Carville optimistic on MSNBC:

Donald Trump is a loser. His approval is 43%. He is going to be defeated soundly tonight. People have been tired of him since he got elected. Young people are going to be the group that puts the nail in the coffin. More to come!

— James Carville (@JamesCarville) November 3, 2020

Very optimistic about tonight. I don’t see anything yet today that gives me pause in my prediction that we’re going to have a big night. Keep voting. Keep turning out.

— James Carville (@JamesCarville) November 3, 2020

5:50 PM: Michigan:

In Michigan, 12,530 new voters registered as of 2:30pm today, taking advantage of same-day voter registration. That alone exceeds the margin that Trump won by in 2016.

— Brian Tyler Cohen (@briantylercohen) November 3, 2020

5:45 PM: Biden campaign reportedly claiming “strong” internal poll numbers.

New: Biden camp internals show “strong” numbers in WI, MI, NC, GA, PA, AZ & NE-2. FL is true toss-up, senior adviser tells @NorahODonnell. Source says not seeing “red tide of low-propensity voters” for Trump. Dem says they are over-performing in WI, NC and GA. @cbsnews

— Bo Erickson CBS (@BoKnowsNews) November 3, 2020

5:30 PM: Thousands expected to gather tonight:

There are already a lot of people gathered outside of the White House tonight pic.twitter.com/xt4yIILK26

— Elizabeth Landers (@ElizLanders) November 3, 2020

Protestors have gathered in downtown Washington DC, a stone’s throw from the White House. Polls in DC close at 8pm local time @PA pic.twitter.com/57oZCpJevi

— Keiran Southern (@KeiranSouthern) November 3, 2020

5:25 PM: CNN exit poll: Qualities voters looked for in candidate:

Strong leader 32%
Good judgment 24%
Cares about people like me 21%
Ability to unite country 19%
5:20 PM: CNN’s exit poll: Just four percent made up their minds in the last week compared to 93 percent who did so before.

CNN national exit poll:

Decided on presidential vote:
In the last week 4%
Before that 93% pic.twitter.com/b1sgSrgWRn

— Political Polls (@PpollingNumbers) November 3, 2020

CNN Exit Poll: pic.twitter.com/oi03ED4h6z

— Political Polls (@PpollingNumbers) November 3, 2020

5:15 PM: Some early exit polls:

Some @CNN exit polls: pic.twitter.com/or79k5EdSe

— Andrew Solender (@AndrewSolender) November 3, 2020

5:10 PM: CNN’s Jeff Zeleny says there is some “pessimism” coming from Biden’s campaign about the uphill climb the former vice president is facing in Florida.

Biden on election night results: “If there’s something to talk about tonight, I’ll talk about it. If not, I’ll wait until the votes are counted the next day.” https://t.co/XpMvQWrrBp

— Craig Caplan (@CraigCaplan) November 3, 2020

Some news: Vermont @GovPhilScott tells reporters he voted for @JoeBiden just now, making him the first incumbent Republican gov to publicly support the Democratic nominee.

— Paul Heintz (@paulheintz) November 3, 2020

“Toward the end I never feel confident, I feel hopeful,” Joe Biden says more than 9 hours into a day that’s taken him to Scranton, Philly and now Wilmington. He’s been in a good mood throughout what’s in part been a nostalgia tour for him today. pic.twitter.com/33qABzB1S5

— Jennifer Epstein (@jeneps) November 3, 2020

5:05 PM: Conservatives active on social media networks:

Per @crowdtangle, these are the Facebook news pages with the most interaction on Election Day so far. Fox News & Breitbart account for 38% share of voice. pic.twitter.com/keBII66pjB

— Oliver Darcy (@oliverdarcy) November 3, 2020

5:00 PM: Lots of anger out there:

An Arlingtonian shows President Trump a finger as his motorcade makes it’s way back to the White House after a stop at their campaign headquarters in Rosslyn. pic.twitter.com/q3TfGnSusn

— Jay Westcott (@jwestcottphoto) November 3, 2020

#ElectionDay #Elections2020 #Vote2020 @wusa9 pic.twitter.com/MvLLEQxqJa

— Eric Flack (@EricFlackTV) November 3, 2020

Asked if he gave any of his own money to this campaign, Trump dodged. “Well you’ll see that in the filings, but we had plenty of money, I’ll tell you,” he said at campaign headquarters on Election Day. pic.twitter.com/85tWF8PGLV

— Jennifer Jacobs (@JenniferJJacobs) November 3, 2020

-Voters don’t need to like a candidate to support them. Many Trump voters told us “I don’t like the guy” but they either liked his policies and/or feared “socialism.” A man in NC told me he backs Trump but won’t put a yard sign out because “they’ll key your car.”

— Caitlin Huey-Burns (@CHueyBurns) November 3, 2020

I’m guessing this is a typo, but the Trump campaign is texting supporters to “vote for the candidate that will never stop fighting YOU. Vote Trump!” (There should probably be a “for” in there). pic.twitter.com/Ca8GXDmdrx

— DJ Judd (@DJJudd) November 3, 2020

First Lady Melania Trump arrives this morning at Florida polling place to vote. pic.twitter.com/qb22CE2U4e

— Mark Knoller (@markknoller) November 3, 2020

If Trump refuses to accept a Biden victory, unions may engage in the first general strike in the nation since 1946.

“Trump wants to steal this election. We won’t let him & we’re prepared to engage in mass non-violent protest.”https://t.co/Dy5w7Cqbog pic.twitter.com/4XV2iLldSK

— Steven Greenhouse (@greenhousenyt) November 3, 2020

‘Non-scalable’ barrier goes up around White House before election https://t.co/Jarw8yW13r pic.twitter.com/haY5lx5mRO

— WFLA NEWS (@WFLA) November 3, 2020

You read that right: Rubio’s campaign manager, @OnBackground, thinks Biden wins every single battleground state except Texas https://t.co/UAGDkl2XAt

— Tim Alberta (@TimAlberta) November 3, 2020

Early turnout reports indicate #Florida is witnessing a GOP voter participation % of historic proportions

— Marco Rubio (@marcorubio) November 3, 2020


Biden campaign’s @jomalleydillon exudes confidence in election day briefing, saying, “It is clear we are winning.” The campaign isn’t seeing many ballot box issues. “People are voting with minimal issues, with energy and enthusiasm,” she says.

— Matt Viser (@mviser) November 3, 2020

Biden campaign continuing to emphasize they have multiple pathways to 270 electoral votes

Slide shown by campaign manager @jomalleydillon during briefing just now pic.twitter.com/jTeKGZQdhV

— Johnny Verhovek (@JTHVerhovek) November 3, 2020

Photograph of what Joe Biden just wrote on wall of living room of his boyhood home in Scranton, Pennsylvania: pic.twitter.com/fryDwje6nJ

— Biden Army (@Biden_Army) November 3, 2020

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