Joe Biden’s narrow lead over President Donald Trump in Georgia expanded Friday morning as vote counting continued, with about 1,500 votes separating the candidates after about five million votes were cast in the state.
Pew Research shows the number of Black voters who were eligible to vote in Election 2020 was 30 million people. That is a record high. Locally there are about 1.5 million Black voters in North Carolina
In the 2020 U.S. general election, The Associated Press will declare winners in more than 7,000 races – starting with the White House and reaching down the ballot to every seat in every state legislature.
A spokesman for the Election Commission says the volume of people trying to access the website caused slow connection, but they were able to expand the site’s capacity and get things back up and running about an hour after the polls opened.
Some poll workers across South Carolina are still being trained to use the state’s new electronic poll books with just days to go before the general election, according to a spokesperson for the South Carolina Election Commission.