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It’s midnight on the East Coast. Here’s where things stand.


As Friday came to a close in the Eastern United States, the six states that will decide the next president remained uncalled. In a brief speech, Joseph R. Biden Jr. expressed confidence that he would prevail in the end, but it was clear that vote counting would carry into the weekend.

Here’s where things stand and when to expect additional results:

  • Alaska: President Trump leads Mr. Biden, and the state may well be the last to be called. Officials won’t begin counting mail ballots, or early in-person ballots cast after Oct. 29, for another few days.

  • Arizona: Biden leads Trump. Maricopa County, which includes Phoenix, will post its next report Saturday at 11 a.m. Eastern time. Officials there say nearly all of their early ballots will be counted by that point, and that only a smaller number of provisional and other ballots will remain.

  • Georgia: Biden leads Trump. The secretary of state said Friday that because of the small margin between the presidential candidates, there will be a recount.

  • Nevada: Biden leads Trump. Numbers continue to go Mr. Biden’s way. Officials in Clark County, where tens of thousands of ballots are left to count, plan to release results twice a day going forward.

  • North Carolina: Trump leads Biden, and most of the state’s ballots have already counted. But mail ballots postmarked by Election Day will be accepted until Nov. 12, so the numbers could yet change a bit.

  • Pennsylvania: Biden leads Trump. The remaining mail ballots are expected to favor Democrats. Philadelphia officials said it could take a few more days to complete the count there.

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