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To win the White House, candidates needed to win 270 electoral college votes. Election day has come and gone in the United States, see where Trump and Biden each won and lost

Election day has come and gone in the United States. Millions of Americans voted by mail to stay safe from COVID-19, and in states where the outcome was close, the results teetered back and forth for days as ballots were counted or recounted. Now, Joe Biden’s Democrats have been declared the winners.

This map, and the counters on, are powered by data from the Associated Press wire service: It called Arizona for Mr. Biden early on Wednesday, for instance, though some other media considered it still in play.

Don’t forget to also check out our explainer of how the Electoral College process will work in December.

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