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US Election 2020: ‘They are trying to steal the election’ – Trump says as Biden tells America ‘we’re on track to win’



Only Ohio and Florida has been called among the battleground states, with others too close to call and facing delays on reporting.

Joe Biden has told America ‘we feel good about where we are’ as the race for the White House remains on a knife edge..

Telling supporters in a live television address to remain patient for an election result, he added: “We believe we’re on track to win this election.”

Moments later a bullish Donald Trump insisted his campaign was ahead, tweeting: “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 (sic) are closed!”

Mr Biden’s campaign has told NBC the race for the White House remains a “slog” as the margin between him and Donald Trump remains very close.

The Democratic candidate insists he remains “confident” of winning the crucial battleground states of Michigan, Wisconsin and Minnesota and his team has been encouraged by early results in Arizona.

But they have conceded that the party’s hopes for a convincing victory that could be celebrated on election night are unlikely to be realised with counts in crucial states not likely to arrive until later in the week.

Swing states crucial to either of them winning the US presidency including Arizona, North Carolina and Georgia are still all to play for.

Also hanging in the balance are Michigan and Pennsylvania, but state officials have warned a final declaration could be days away due to the large amounts of postal votes.

But while the results have not yet been announced, a Sky News/ NBC projection shows Mr Trump is on course to hold on to Ohio.

And “ruby red” Texas looks set to stay that way, the Republican incumbent is 6% ahead with 88% of all votes counted.

That means that so far, Mr Biden has failed to flip any “toss up” states.

Mr Trump is waiting in the White House to discover if he will get four more years there or become the first one-term president since 1992.

He admitted earlier losing would not be “easy”, but is still publicly optimistic about his chances.

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