ELECTION 2020: Joe Biden remains on cusp of presidency

Live updates on the presidential election throughout the day

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden addressed the nation Friday night, as his lead reportedly widened in Nevada and Pennsylvania.

Biden’s lead in Pennsylvania reportedly increased to 30,000 votes late Friday. Biden said he hoped to speak to the nation again Saturday.

Watch a replay of Joe Biden’s news conference:

Biden is on the cusp of winning the presidency as he opens growing leads over President Donald Trump in several critical battlegrounds. The Associated Press has not called the presidential race, as votes are still being counted in states including Pennsylvania and Georgia.

The AJC will continue posting live updates on the race’s developments throughout the day.

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10:31 p.m.: Joe Biden’s motorcade is en route to Chase Center in Wilmington, Delaware. It is expected to arrive about 10:45. Kamala Harris reportedly will not speak as was originally planned, but she is scheduled to appear with Biden.

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9:17 p.m.: Arizona Secretary of State Katie Hobbs said 172,000 votes still need to be counted in the state, according to reporter Jamie Dupree.

9 p.m.: The New York Times reported Biden’s lead over Trump in Pennsylvania has grown to more than 21,700 votes.

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4:22 p.m.: A news release from Pennsylvania Secretary of State Kathy Boockvar said “the overwhelming majority of mail-in and absentee ballots in Pennsylvania have been counted and the process of counting provisional ballots has begun."

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3:15 p.m.: Emma Kinery of Bloomberg reported Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger said a recount is likely.

“With a margin that small, there will be likely a recount in Georgia. Interest in our election obviously goes far beyond our borders. The final tally in Georgia at this point has huge implications for the entire country,” Raffensperger said. “The stakes are high, and the emotions are high on all sides. Do not let those debates distract us from our work. We will get it right, and we will defend the integrity of our elections.”

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2:21 p.m.: President Trump’s campaign is installing an adviser, David Bossie, to lead its efforts to challenge election outcomes in several states, a campaign official said Friday, as reported by The New York Times.

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12:48 p.m.: In a media briefing with Pennsylvania election officials, Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney was asked, based on what he has seen, whether he believes Biden will be elected president. Kinney replied, “Yes.”

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10:56 a.m.: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says “it is clear the Biden-Harris ticket will win.” Pelosi held her first media briefing since Republicans flipped several House seats in this week’s election.