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Calling the 2020 presidential race state by state

, by Patrick Maks

At 11:26 a.m. ET on Saturday, The Associated Press declared Joe Biden the winner of the U.S. presidential race.

The following is a chronology of AP’s presidential race calls (all times Eastern). At this time, Alaska, Georgia and North Carolina are too early to call.

Nov. 3, 2020

19:00: WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump wins Kentucky; Joe Biden wins Vermont.

19:30: WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump wins West Virginia.

19:36: WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden wins Virginia.

19:56: WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump wins South Carolina.

20:00: WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump wins Alabama, Mississippi, Tennessee, Oklahoma; Joe Biden wins Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Rhode Island.

20:30: WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump wins Arkansas.

20:52: WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump wins Indiana.

21:00: WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump wins North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming, Louisiana; Joe Biden wins New York, New Mexico.

21:00: WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump wins Nebraska.

21:27: WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden wins the District of Columbia.

21:37: WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden wins Colorado.

21:59: WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump wins Kansas.

22:31: WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump wins Missouri.

22:54: WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden wins New Hampshire.

23:00: WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump wins Idaho; Joe Biden wins California, Oregon, Washington.

23:08: WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump wins Utah.

Nov. 4, 2020

00:06: WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden wins Hawaii.

00:13: WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden wins Minnesota.

00:19: WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump wins Ohio.

00:20: WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump wins Montana.

00:21: WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump wins Iowa.

00:35: WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump wins Florida.

01:06: WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump wins Texas.

02:51: WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden wins Arizona.

03:06: WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden wins Maine.

13:24: WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump wins 2nd Congressional District in Maine.

14:16: WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden wins Wisconsin.

17:58: WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden wins Michigan.

Nov. 7, 2020

11:25: WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden wins Pennsylvania.

11:26: WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden elected president of the United States.

11:29: WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrat Joe Biden defeats President Donald Trump to become 46th president of the United States.

11:54: WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump does not concede, promises unspecified legal challenges.

12:13: WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden wins Nevada.

20:49: WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden appeals to Trump voters in call for unity: ‘Let’s give each other a chance.’

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