It's the morning after Election Day and the race for the White House remains undecided as swing states are still counting hundreds of thousands of ballots that will ultimately decide if President Donald Trump or Democratic candidate Joe Biden will win the election.
Key swing states Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania will likely decide the winner as results are yet to be finalized, and there is no precise timetable for when the counting will be complete.
According to The Associated Press, "a late burst" of Democratic votes gave Biden a slight edge in Wisconsin, while the races in Michigan and Pennsylvania still have too many votes left to count to project a winner.
CNN currently projects Biden in the lead with 224 electoral votes to 213 for Trump, while Fox News has Biden at 238 to Trump's 213. Clinching victory requires 270 electoral votes, and media projections are not official.
Trump spoke early Wednesday morning and claimed victory in states where races have yet to be called, including Georgia and North Carolina, where the voting margins are ultra slim. Nevada is also yet to be called.
Biden, who is projected to win Minnesota by a margin of 52% to 45% over Trump, addressed his supporters briefly late Tuesday night, saying: “It’s not my place or Donald Trump’s place to declare who’s won this election," adding that the election isn't over "until every vote is counted, every ballot is counted."
Trump was leading in Pennsylvania and Michigan, though Democratic strongholds including counties that are home to large populations of Pittsburgh, Philadelphia and Detroit still have hundreds of thousands of votes to count, which could lead to much closer final results.
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf tweeted during the overnight hours that his state still had 1 million votes to count, and that they will take their time to ensure accuracy.
Trump suggested that he'll go to the Supreme Court in an attempt to stop late voting, though when he spoke all polls in the U.S. had closed and the delay is due to the counting of votes, not late votes. Voter turnout reached record levels throughout the country, including millions of mail-in ballots due to the coronavirus pandemic.
In Minnesota's Congressional races, some have projected winners as of early Wednesday. Democrats Dean Phillips, Betty McCollum and Ilhan Omar were projected as winners of their districts, while Republican Tom Emmer was the projected winner of the 6th District.
In the 7th Congressional District, Republican Michelle Fischbach is the projected winning, beating longtime incumbent Rep. Collin Peterson, a Democrat.
In Minnesota's Senate race, Democrat Tina Smith is the projected winner over Republican candidate Jason Lewis. As of Wednesday morning, the Secretary of State's office reports 99.76% of precincts have reported and Smith leads Lewis by more than 166,000 votes.