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Voters Wearing Masks Stayed 6 Feet Apart As They Waited Outside Surprise City Hall To Cast Their Ballots On Election Day Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020. Photo By Lisa Irish/AZEdNews

Update 11:32 a.m. on Nov. 30: Arizona elections results were certified by Secretary of State Katie Hobbs with Gov. Doug Ducey, Attorney General Mark Brnovich, and Arizona Supreme Court Justice Robert Brutinel as witnesses.

You can watch a livestream of the event at 11 a.m. and a recording will be posted following the event.

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Update 2:50 p.m. to 5:14 p.m. on Nov. 13: All the ballots have been counted in Maricopa County, the Maricopa County Elections Department says.

Leadership in the Arizona Legislature has been announced:

Senate Majority: President Karen Fann, Majority Leader Rick Gray, Majority Whip Sonny Borrelli

Senate Minority: Minority Leader Rebecca Rios, Assistant Minority Leader Lupe Contreras, Co-Whips Martin Quezada and Victoria Steele 

House Majority: Speaker of the House Rusty Bowers, Majority Leader Ben Toma, Majority Whip Leo Biasiucci, Speaker Pro Tempore Travis Grantham 

House Minority: Minority Leader Reginald Bolding, Assistant Minority Leader Jennifer Longdon, Minority Whip Domingo DeGrazia

Track state, county and local elections results on the Arizona Secretary of State’s Election Results web page and on the Maricopa County Elections Department’s Election Results webpage.

In the Arizona presidential raceJoe Biden leads with 1,672,054 votes, or 49.39 percent, President Donald Trump has 1,661,677 votes, or 49.09 percent, and Jo Jorgensen has 51,465, or 1.52 percent, according to Arizona Secretary of State’s elections results.

The race was already called by national news organizations for Biden, but Trump has not conceded yet and awaits the outcomes of lawsuits he filed alleging voter fraud.

Sen. Martha McSally called Mark Kelly today to congratulate him on winning the election for Arizona Senator.

Prop. 208, also known as the Invest in Ed Act Initiative, has 1,675,739 yes votes, or 51.75 percent, and 1,562,614 no votes, or 48.25 percent, according to Arizona Secretary of State’s elections results. The race was already called by national news organizations for Prop. 208 being approved by voters and conceded by opponents of the measure.

Maricopa County Elections Department updated their election results webpage at 5 p.m. on Nov. 13.

Yesterday, Maricopa County Recorder Adrian Fontes conceded the recorder election to Stephen Richer.

All school bond and override ballot measures in Maricopa County were approved with the exception of ballot measures in the following school districts that have strong no votes, including Buckeye Union High School District’s bond with 61% no to 39% yes; Liberty Elementary School District’s budget override continuation with 53% no to 47% yes; and Peoria Unified School District’s bond with 55% no and 45% yes.

Leaders in school governing board elections remained the same as the previous update, with the exception of Gila Bend Unified School Distict where Colby Turner and Jesus Rubalcava were in the lead.

Update 8:39 a.m. to 9:10 p.m. on Nov. 11: While most government offices are closed to honor veteran and military personnel on Veterans Day, elections workers in Arizona are still counting ballots.

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Track state, county and local elections results on the Arizona Secretary of State’s Election Results web page and on the Maricopa County Elections Department’s Election Results webpage.

In the Arizona presidential race, Joe Biden leads with 1,663,447 votes, or 49.41 percent, President Donald Trump has 1,651,812 votes, or 49.07 percent, and Jo Jorgensen has 51,057, or 1.52 percent, according to Arizona Secretary of State’s elections results.

The race was already called by national news organizations for Biden, but Trump has not conceded yet and awaits the outcomes of lawsuits he filed alleging voter fraud.

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Mark Kelly remains in the lead in the election for U.S. senator with 1,707,405 votes, or 51.19%, to Sen. Martha McSally‘s 1,628,174 votes, or 48.81%. The race was already called by national news organizations for Kelly, and McSally has yet to concede.

Prop. 208, also known as the Invest in Ed Act Initiative, has 1,667,621 yes votes, or 51.74 percent, and 1,555,223 no votes, or 48.26 percent, according to Arizona Secretary of State’s elections results. The race was already called by national news organizations for Prop. 208 being approved by voters and conceded by opponents of the measure.

Maricopa County Elections Department updated their election results webpage at 8:15 p.m. on Nov. 11.

All school bond and override ballot measures in Maricopa County were approved with the exception of ballot measures in the following school districts that have strong no votes, including Buckeye Union High School District’s bond with 61% no to 39% yes; Liberty Elementary School District’s budget override continuation with 53% no to 47% yes; and Peoria Unified School District’s bond with 55% no and 45% yes.

Leaders in school governing board elections remained the same as the previous update, with the exception of Gila Bend Unified School Distict where Colby Turner and Jesus Rubalcava were in the lead.

Update 7:20 p.m. on Nov. 10: The gap between President-Elect Joe Biden and President Donald Trump narrowed slightly according to a Tuesday evening update in the Arizona Secretary of State’s elections results.

In the Arizona presidential race, Joe Biden leads with 1,652,979 votes, or 49.45 percent, President Donald Trump has 1,639,397 votes, or 49.04 percent, and Jo Jorgensen has 50,540, or 1.51 percent, according to Arizona Secretary of State’s elections results.

The race was already called by national news organizations for Biden, but Trump has not conceded yet.

Track state, county and local elections results on the Arizona Secretary of State’s Election Results web page and on the Maricopa County Elections Department’s Election Results webpage.

Mark Kelly remains in the lead in the election for U.S. senator with 1,696,703 votes, or 51.22%, to Sen. Martha McSally‘s 1,616,074 votes, or 48.78%. The race was already called by national news organizations for Kelly, and McSally has yet to concede.

Prop. 208, also known as the Invest in Ed Act Initiative, has 1,657,720 yes votes, or 51.76 percent, and 1,545,112 no votes, or 48.24 percent, according to Arizona Secretary of State’s elections results. The race was already called by national news organizations for Prop. 208 being approved by voters.

The latest batch of votes was posted on the Maricopa County Elections Department’s Election Results webpage at 7 p.m. on Tuesday.

All school bond and override ballot measures in Maricopa County were approved with the exception of ballot measures in the following school districts that have strong no votes, including Buckeye Union High School District’s bond with 61% no to 39% yes; Liberty Elementary School District’s budget override continuation with 53% no to 47% yes; and Peoria Unified School District’s bond with 55% no and 45% yes.

Leaders in school governing board elections remained the same as the previous update.

And in response to the questions about Sharpies, the Maricopa County Elections Department said the offset columns on the new ballots ensure bleed throughs won’t affect the count.

Update 10:40 a.m. on Nov. 10: Maricopa County Elections Department reminds voters that today at 5 p.m. is the deadline for them to provide ID to verify provisional ballots.

Maricopa County Elections Department will release another batch of votes at 7 p.m.

Sen. Martha McSally has not conceded the race to Mark Kelley, despite him being named the winner for the office.

The hand count audit by three policital parties had a 100 percent match, Maricopa County Elections Department said.

Updated 11:40 a.m. to 8:58 p.m. Nov. 9: The gap between President-Elect Joe Biden and President Donald Trump continues to shrink according to an update from the Arizona Secretary of State’s elections results.

In the Arizona presidential race, Joe Biden leads with 1,648,642 votes, or 49.47 percent, President Donald Trump has 1,633,896 votes, or 49.02 percent, and Jo Jorgensen has 50,293, or 1.51 percent, according to Arizona Secretary of State’s elections results.

The Associated Press, ABC, CBS, NBC, Reuters, CNN, and Fox News called the presidential election yesterday for Joe Biden.

President Donald Trump has not conceded the race and has threatened and filed lawsuits in other jurisdictions. Here’s what Gov, Doug Ducey said today on the ballot count in Arizona.

Track state, county and local elections results on the Arizona Secretary of State’s Election Results web page and on the Maricopa County Elections Department’s Election Results webpage.

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Mark Kelly remains in the lead in the election for U.S. senator with 1,692,103 votes, or 51.23%, to Sen. Martha McSally‘s 1,610,781 votes, or 48.77%.

Prop. 208, also known as the Invest in Ed Act Initiative, has 1,653,109 yes votes, or 51.76 percent, and 1,540,928 no votes, or 48.24 percent, according to Arizona Secretary of State’s elections results.

The latest batch of votes was posted on the Maricopa County Elections Department’s Election Results webpage at 7 p.m. on Monday.

Arizona voters support for school bond and override measures continues to be strong, especially in Maricopa County, as more votes come in and more ballots remain to be counted.

In Maricopa County, unofficial elections results indicate voters’ approval of Glendale Union High School District‘s bond, Tolleson Union High School District‘s budget override continuation, Alhambra Elementary School’s budget increase, Avondale Elementary School District‘s budget override continuation, Balsz Elementary School District‘s budget override continuation and budget increase, Cartwright Elementary School District‘s bond, Creighton Elementary School District‘s budget increase, and Dysart Unified School District‘s budget override continuation.

The latest election results show voters approve Laveen Elementary School District‘s budget override continuation, Palo Verde Elementary School District‘s budget override continuation, Peoria Unified School District’s budget override continuation, Riverside Elementary School District‘s bond and budget override continuation, Roosevelt Elementary School District‘s bond, Saddle Mountain Unified School District‘s budget override continuation, Tolleson Elementary School District‘s budget override continuation, and Wilson Elementary School District‘s budget override continuation.

But ballot measures in several school districts have strong no votes, including Buckeye Union High School District’s bond with 61% no to 39% yes; Liberty Elementary School District’s budget override continuation with 53% no to 47% yes; and Peoria Unified School District’s bond with 55% no and 45% yes.

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Maricopa County unofficial elections results for school governing board members show Linda Thor is in the lead for Maricopa County Community College District at large, Jacqueline Smith for Maricopa County Community College District District 1, Barbara Wyllie for West-MEC District 4, Aaron Marquez and Lela Alston for Phoenix Union High School District, Berdetta Hodge, Armando Montero and Sarah James for Tempe Union High School District, Dianna Workman, Eric Sawyer and Thomas Vanosdell for Arlington Elementary School District, Gail Knight, Redeem Robinson, and Muktar Sheikh for Balsz Elementary School District, Amy Lovitt, Richard Hopkins and Michael Melton for Buckeye Elementary School District.

In addition, Jeff Fortney, Brianna Walker, and Janet Busbee are leading elections for Cave Creek Unified School District governing board, Barb Mozdzen, Joel Wirth, and Jason Olive for Chandler Unified School District, Heather Ayres, Amy McSheffrey, Lindsey McCaleb and Sophia Ramirez for Creighton Elementary School District, Jennie Paperman, Kim Fisher, and Ann Ordway for Deer Valley Unified School District, Christine Pritchard, Chrystal Chaffin, and Jo Grant for Dysart Unified School District, Colby Turner, Francisca Nevarez and Elizabeth Smith for Gila Bend Unified School District, Monica Pimentel, Mary Ann Wilson and Mike Martinez for Glendale Elementary School District, Michelle Anderson, Kristina Reese, and Tiffany Shultz for Higley Unified School District.

Maria Guzman, Maria Hernandez and Raul Santa Cruz are in the lead for elections to the Isaac Elementary School District school board, Michelle Fahy, Wanda Kolomyjec, and Margaret Wright for Kyrene Elementary School District, Michele S. Anderson, Susan Sanborn and Torrence Watkins for Laveen Elementary School District, Melissa Zuidema, Danielle Clymer, and Jeremy Hoenack for Litchfield Elementary School District, Kathy Reyes for Littleton Elementary School District, Sarah Speer, Scott Holcomb, and Karen Gresham for Madison Elementary School District, Kiana Sears, Lara Ellingson, and Joe O’Reilly for Mesa Unified School District, Anne Greenberg, Nancy Case and Stephanie Brown for Paradise Valley Unified School District.

Also, elections results so far for school governing board members indicate Rebecca Hill, David Sandoval, and Bill Sorensen for Peoria Unified School District, Jessica Bueno, Regional Carrillo, and Alicia Vink for Phoenix Elementary School District, Jennifer Revolt, Patty Campbell, and Matthew Riffey for Queen Creek Elementary School District, Lawrence Robinson for Roosevelt Elementary School District, Julie Cieniawski, Libby Hart-Wells, and Zach Lindsay for Scottsdale Unified School District, Monica Trejo and Allison Ewers for Tempe Elementary School District, and Nikkie Whaley, Lindsey Peterson, and Jenni Abbott-Bayardi for Washington Elementary School District.

State and County Elections Results
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Click here for Maricopa County Elections Results
Apache County Elections Results
Cochise County Elections Results
Coconino County Elections Results
Gila County Elections Results
Graham County Elections Results
Greenlee County Elections Results
La Paz County Elections Results
Mohave County Elections Results
Navajo County Elections Results

Pima County Elections Results
Pinal County Elections Results
Santa Cruz County Elections Results

Yavapai County Elections Results
Yuma County Elections Results

Updated 7:15 p.m. 7:40 p.m. on Nov. 8: The Associated Press, ABC, CBS, NBC, Reuters, CNN, and Fox News called the presidential election yesterday for Joe Biden.

In the Arizona presidential race, Joe Biden leads with 1,643,664 votes, or 49.50 percent, President Donald Trump‘s 1,626,679 votes, or 48.99 percent, and Jo Jorgensen with 49,984, or 1.51 percent, according to Arizona Secretary of State’s elections results.

Track state, county and local elections results on the Arizona Secretary of State’s Election Results web page and on the Maricopa County Elections Department’s Election Results webpage.

A batch of votes was posted on the Maricopa County Elections Department’s Election Results webpage at 4 p.m. today.

Mark Kelly remains in the lead in the election for U.S. senator with 1,686,882 votes, or 51.26%, to Sen. Martha McSally‘s 1,603,716 votes, or 48.74%.

Prop. 208, also known as the Invest in Ed Act Initiative, has 1,647,576 yes votes, or 51.77 percent, and 1,534,876 no votes, or 48.23 percent, according to Arizona Secretary of State’s elections results.

Arizona voters support for school bond and override measures continues to be strong, especially in Maricopa County, as more votes come in and more ballots remain to be counted.

In Maricopa County, unofficial elections results indicate voters’ approval of Glendale Union High School District‘s bond, Tolleson Union High School District‘s budget override continuation, Alhambra Elementary School’s budget increase, Avondale Elementary School District‘s budget override continuation, Balsz Elementary School District‘s budget override continuation and budget increase, Cartwright Elementary School District‘s bond, Creighton Elementary School District‘s budget increase, and Dysart Unified School District‘s budget override continuation.

The latest election results show voters approve Laveen Elementary School District‘s budget override continuation, Palo Verde Elementary School District‘s budget override continuation, Peoria Unified School District’s budget override continuation, Riverside Elementary School District‘s bond and budget override continuation, Roosevelt Elementary School District‘s bond, Saddle Mountain Unified School District‘s budget override continuation, Tolleson Elementary School District‘s budget override continuation, and Wilson Elementary School District‘s budget override continuation.

But ballot measures in several school districts have strong no votes, including Buckeye Union High School District’s bond with 61% no to 39% yes; Liberty Elementary School District’s budget override continuation with 53% no to 47% yes; and Peoria Unified School District’s bond with 55% no and 45% yes.

Maricopa County unofficial elections results for school governing board members show Linda Thor is in the lead for Maricopa County Community College District at large, Jacqueline Smith for Maricopa County Community College District District 1, Barbara Wyllie for West-MEC District 4, Aaron Marquez and Lela Alston for Phoenix Union High School District, Berdetta Hodge, Armando Montero and Sarah James for Tempe Union High School District, Dianna Workman, Eric Sawyer and Thomas Vanosdell for Arlington Elementary School District, Gail Knight, Redeem Robinson, and Muktar Sheikh for Balsz Elementary School District, Amy Lovitt, Richard Hopkins and Michael Melton for Buckeye Elementary School District.

In addition, Jeff Fortney, Brianna Walker, and Janet Busbee are leading elections for Cave Creek Unified School District governing board, Barb Mozdzen, Joel Wirth, and Jason Olive for Chandler Unified School District, Heather Ayres, Amy McSheffrey, Lindsey McCaleb and Sophia Ramirez for Creighton Elementary School District, Jennie Paperman, Kim Fisher, and Ann Ordway for Deer Valley Unified School District, Christine Pritchard, Chrystal Chaffin, and Jo Grant for Dysart Unified School District, Colby Turner, Francisca Nevarez and Elizabeth Smith for Gila Bend Unified School District, Monica Pimentel, Mary Ann Wilson and Mike Martinez for Glendale Elementary School District, Michelle Anderson, Kristina Reese, and Tiffany Shultz for Higley Unified School District.

Maria Guzman, Maria Hernandez and Raul Santa Cruz are in the lead for elections to the Isaac Elementary School District school board, Michelle Fahy, Wanda Kolomyjec, and Margaret Wright for Kyrene Elementary School District, Michele S. Anderson, Susan Sanborn and Torrence Watkins for Laveen Elementary School District, Melissa Zuidema, Danielle Clymer, and Jeremy Hoenack for Litchfield Elementary School District, Kathy Reyes for Littleton Elementary School District, Sarah Speer, Scott Holcomb, and Karen Gresham for Madison Elementary School District, Kiana Sears, Lara Ellingson, and Joe O’Reilly for Mesa Unified School District, Anne Greenberg, Nancy Case and Stephanie Brown for Paradise Valley Unified School District.

Also, elections results so far for school governing board members indicate Rebecca Hill, David Sandoval, and Bill Sorensen for Peoria Unified School District, Jessica Bueno, Regional Carrillo, and Alicia Vink for Phoenix Elementary School District, Jennifer Revolt, Patty Campbell, and Matthew Riffey for Queen Creek Elementary School District, Lawrence Robinson for Roosevelt Elementary School District, Julie Cieniawski, Libby Hart-Wells, and Zach Lindsay for Scottsdale Unified School District, Monica Trejo and Allison Ewers for Tempe Elementary School District, and Nikkie Whaley, Lindsey Peterson, and Jenni Abbott-Bayardi for Washington Elementary School District.

Updated 9:10 a.m. to 12:40 p.m. on Nov. 7: The Associated Press, ABC, CBS, NBC, Reuters, CNN, and Fox News have called the presidential election for Joe Biden.

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Follow the votes as they continue to be counted in the presidential, U.S. House and U.S. senate elections with nationwide election results maps from National Public Radio based on information from The Associated Press and from Reuters based on information from Edison Research for the National Election Pool, Cook Political Report, Inside Elections and Sabato’s Crystal Ball.

Both Joe Biden and Donald Trump released statements early Saturday morning about the election results.

President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris will speak to the nation tonight at 6 p.m. Arizona time.

In the Arizona presidential race, Joe Biden leads with 1,626,943 votes, or 49.56 percent, President Donald Trump‘s 1,606,370 votes, or 48.94 percent, and Jo Jorgensen with 49,182, or 1.50 percent, according to Arizona Secretary of State’s elections results.

Track state, county and local elections results on the Arizona Secretary of State’s Election Results web page and on the Maricopa County Elections Department’s Election Results webpage.

Click here for a ballot counting progress report from the Arizona Secretary of State’s Office.

A batch of votes was posted on the Maricopa County Elections Department’s Election Results webpage at 9 a.m. today.

Mark Kelly remains in the lead in the election for U.S. senator with 1,669,156 votes, or 51.31%, to Sen. Martha McSally‘s 1,584,036 votes, or 48.69%.

Prop. 208, also known as the Invest in Ed Act Initiative, has 1,630,479 yes votes, or 51.82 percent, and 1,515,879 no votes, or 48.18 percent, according to Arizona Secretary of State’s elections results.

Arizona voters support for school bond and override measures continues to be strong, especially in Maricopa County, as more votes come in and more ballots remain to be counted.

In Maricopa County, unofficial elections results indicate voters’ approval of Glendale Union High School District‘s bond, Tolleson Union High School District‘s budget override continuation, Alhambra Elementary School’s budget increase, Avondale Elementary School District‘s budget override continuation, Balsz Elementary School District‘s budget override continuation and budget increase, Cartwright Elementary School District‘s bond, Creighton Elementary School District‘s budget increase, and Dysart Unified School District‘s budget override continuation.

The latest election results show voters approve Laveen Elementary School District‘s budget override continuation, Palo Verde Elementary School District‘s budget override continuation, Peoria Unified School District’s budget override continuation, Riverside Elementary School District‘s bond and budget override continuation, Roosevelt Elementary School District‘s bond, Saddle Mountain Unified School District‘s budget override continuation, Tolleson Elementary School District‘s budget override continuation, and Wilson Elementary School District‘s budget override continuation.

But ballot measures in several school districts have strong no votes, including Buckeye Union High School District’s bond with 61% no to 39% yes; Liberty Elementary School District’s budget override continuation with 53% no to 47% yes; and Peoria Unified School District’s bond with 55% no and 45% yes.

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Voters lined up to vote and visiting with each other after voting outside Surprise City Hall on Election Day Nov. 3, 2020. Photo by Lisa Irish/ AZEdNews

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Maricopa County unofficial elections results for school governing board members show Linda Thor is in the lead for Maricopa County Community College District at large, Jacqueline Smith for Maricopa County Community College District District 1, Barbara Wyllie for West-MEC District 4, Aaron Marquez and Lela Alston for Phoenix Union High School District, Berdetta Hodge, Armando Montero and Sarah James for Tempe Union High School District, Dianna Workman, Eric Sawyer and Thomas Vanosdell for Arlington Elementary School District, Gail Knight, Redeem Robinson, and Muktar Sheikh for Balsz Elementary School District, Amy Lovitt, Richard Hopkins and Michael Melton for Buckeye Elementary School District.

In addition, Jeff Fortney, Brianna Walker, and Janet Busbee are leading elections for Cave Creek Unified School District governing board, Barb Mozdzen, Joel Wirth, and Jason Olive for Chandler Unified School District, Heather Ayres, Amy McSheffrey, Lindsey McCaleb and Sophia Ramirez for Creighton Elementary School District, Jennie Paperman, Kim Fisher, and Ann Ordway for Deer Valley Unified School District, Christine Pritchard, Chrystal Chaffin, and Jo Grant for Dysart Unified School District, Colby Turner, Francisca Nevarez and Elizabeth Smith for Gila Bend Unified School District, Monica Pimentel, Mary Ann Wilson and Mike Martinez for Glendale Elementary School District, Michelle Anderson, Kristina Reese, and Tiffany Shultz for Higley Unified School District.

Maria Guzman, Maria Hernandez and Raul Santa Cruz are in the lead for elections to the Isaac Elementary School District school board, Michelle Fahy, Wanda Kolomyjec, and Margaret Wright for Kyrene Elementary School District, Michele S. Anderson, Susan Sanborn and Torrence Watkins for Laveen Elementary School District, Melissa Zuidema, Danielle Clymer, and Jeremy Hoenack for Litchfield Elementary School District, Kathy Reyes for Littleton Elementary School District, Sarah Speer, Scott Holcomb, and Karen Gresham for Madison Elementary School District, Kiana Sears, Lara Ellingson, and Joe O’Reilly for Mesa Unified School District, Anne Greenberg, Nancy Case and Stephanie Brown for Paradise Valley Unified School District.

Also, elections results so far for school governing board members indicate Rebecca Hill, David Sandoval, and Bill Sorensen for Peoria Unified School District, Jessica Bueno, Regional Carrillo, and Alicia Vink for Phoenix Elementary School District, Jennifer Revolt, Patty Campbell, and Matthew Riffey for Queen Creek Elementary School District, Lawrence Robinson for Roosevelt Elementary School District, Julie Cieniawski, Libby Hart-Wells, and Zach Lindsay for Scottsdale Unified School District, Monica Trejo and Allison Ewers for Tempe Elementary School District, and Nikkie Whaley, Lindsey Peterson, and Jenni Abbott-Bayardi for Washington Elementary School District.

Updated 9:06 a.m. to 8:20 p.m. on Nov. 6: Arizona voters support for school bond and override measures continues to be strong, especially in Maricopa County, as more votes come in and more ballots remain to be counted.

Prop. 208, also known as the Invest in Ed Act Initiative, has 1,604,876 yes votes, or 51.89 percent, and 1,487,842 no votes, or 48.11 percent, according to Arizona Secretary of State’s elections results.

Track state, county and local elections results on the Arizona Secretary of State’s Election Results web page and on the Maricopa County Elections Department’s Election Results webpage.

Click here for a ballot counting progress report from the Arizona Secretary of State’s Office.

A batch of 62,000 votes was posted on the Maricopa County Elections Department’s Election Results webpage at 9 a.m. today and a batch of 71,932 ballots was posted at 7 p.m. today. The next update is expected at 9 a.m. Saturday.

In the Arizona presidential race, Joe Biden leads with 1,604,067 votes, or 49.72 percent, President Donald Trump‘s 1,547,206 votes, or 48.80 percent, and Jo Jorgensen with 47,632, or 1.48 percent, according to Arizona Secretary of State’s elections results.

Mark Kelly remains in the lead in the election for U.S. senator with 1,645,063 votes, or 51.44%, to Sen. Martha McSally‘s 1,552,686 votes, or 48.56%.

Track the vote in the presidential, U.S. House and U.S. senate elections with nationwide election results maps from National Public Radio based on information from The Associated Press and from Reuters based on information from Edison Research for the National Election Pool, Cook Political Report, Inside Elections and Sabato’s Crystal Ball.

In Maricopa County, unofficial elections results indicate voters’ approval of Glendale Union High School District‘s bond, Tolleson Union High School District‘s budget override continuation, Alhambra Elementary School’s budget increase, Avondale Elementary School District‘s budget override continuation, Balsz Elementary School District‘s budget override continuation and budget increase, Cartwright Elementary School District‘s bond, Creighton Elementary School District‘s budget increase, and Dysart Unified School District‘s budget override continuation.

The latest election results show voters approve Laveen Elementary School District‘s budget override continuation, Palo Verde Elementary School District‘s budget override continuation, Peoria Unified School District’s budget override continuation, Riverside Elementary School District‘s bond and budget override continuation, Roosevelt Elementary School District‘s bond, Saddle Mountain Unified School District‘s budget override continuation, Tolleson Elementary School District‘s budget override continuation, and Wilson Elementary School District‘s budget override continuation.

But ballot measures in several school districts have strong no votes, including Buckeye Union High School District’s bond with 61% no to 39% yes; Liberty Elementary School District’s budget override continuation with 53% no to 47% yes; and Peoria Unified School District’s bond with 55% no and 45% yes.

Maricopa County unofficial elections results for school governing board members show Linda Thor is in the lead for Maricopa County Community College District at large, Jacqueline Smith for Maricopa County Community College District District 1, Barbara Wyllie for West-MEC District 4, Aaron Marquez and Lela Alston for Phoenix Union High School District, Berdetta Hodge, Armando Montero and Sarah James for Tempe Union High School District, Dianna Workman, Eric Sawyer and Thomas Vanosdell for Arlington Elementary School District, Gail Knight, Redeem Robinson, and Muktar Sheikh for Balsz Elementary School District, Amy Lovitt, Richard Hopkins and Michael Melton for Buckeye Elementary School District.

In addition, Jeff Fortney, Brianna Walker, and Janet Busbee are leading elections for Cave Creek Unified School District governing board, Barb Mozdzen, Joel Wirth, and Jason Olive for Chandler Unified School District, Heather Ayres, Amy McSheffrey, Lindsey McCaleb and Sophia Ramirez for Creighton Elementary School District, Jennie Paperman, Kim Fisher, and Ann Ordway for Deer Valley Unified School District, Christine Pritchard, Chrystal Chaffin, and Jo Grant for Dysart Unified School District, Colby Turner, Francisca Nevarez and Elizabeth Smith for Gila Bend Unified School District, Monica Pimentel, Mary Ann Wilson and Mike Martinez for Glendale Elementary School District, Michelle Anderson, Kristina Reese, and Tiffany Shultz for Higley Unified School District.

Maria Guzman, Maria Hernandez and Raul Santa Cruz are in the lead for elections to the Isaac Elementary School District school board, Michelle Fahy, Wanda Kolomyjec, and Margaret Wright for Kyrene Elementary School District, Michele S. Anderson, Susan Sanborn and Torrence Watkins for Laveen Elementary School District, Melissa Zuidema, Danielle Clymer, and Jeremy Hoenack for Litchfield Elementary School District, Kathy Reyes for Littleton Elementary School District, Sarah Speer, Scott Holcomb, and Karen Gresham for Madison Elementary School District, Kiana Sears, Lara Ellingson, and Joe O’Reilly for Mesa Unified School District, Anne Greenberg, Nancy Case and Stephanie Brown for Paradise Valley Unified School District.

Also, elections results so far for school governing board members indicate Rebecca Hill, David Sandoval, and Bill Sorensen for Peoria Unified School District, Jessica Bueno, Regional Carrillo, and Alicia Vink for Phoenix Elementary School District, Jennifer Revolt, Patty Campbell, and Matthew Riffey for Queen Creek Elementary School District, Lawrence Robinson for Roosevelt Elementary School District, Julie Cieniawski, Libby Hart-Wells, and Zach Lindsay for Scottsdale Unified School District, Monica Trejo and Allison Ewers for Tempe Elementary School District, and Nikkie Whaley, Lindsey Peterson, and Jenni Abbott-Bayardi for Washington Elementary School District.

State and County Elections Results
Click here for Arizona Secretary of State’s Elections Results
Click here for Maricopa County Elections Results
Apache County Elections Results
Cochise County Elections Results
Coconino County Elections Results
Gila County Elections Results
Graham County Elections Results
Greenlee County Elections Results
La Paz County Elections Results
Mohave County Elections Results
Navajo County Elections Results

Pima County Elections Results
Pinal County Elections Results
Santa Cruz County Elections Results

Yavapai County Elections Results
Yuma County Elections Results

Updated 3:47 a.m. to 8:10 p.m. on Nov. 5: Arizona voters support for school bond and override measures continues to be strong as more votes remain to be counted.

The lead has narrowed on Prop. 208, also known as the Invest in Ed Act Initiative with 1,521,898 voting yes, or 51.99 percent, and 1,405,374 voting no, or 48.01 percent, according to Arizona Secretary of State’s elections results.

Track state, county and local elections results on the Arizona Secretary of State’s Election Results web page and on the Maricopa County Elections Department’s Election Results webpage.

Click here for a ballot counting progress report from the Arizona Secretary of State’s Office.

Here are five ways to deal with stress from the uncertainty of the election, courtesy of Arizona Public Media.

The latest batch of votes was posted on the Maricopa County Elections Department’s Election Results webpage at 7 p.m. today, and more election results will be released at 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. tomorrow.

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The lead in the Arizona presidential race has tightened with Joe Biden having 1,528,319 votes, or 50.06 percent, President Donald Trump‘s 1,482,062 votes, or 48.54 percent, and Jo Jorgensen with 42,753, or 1.40 percent, according to Arizona Secretary of State’s elections results.

Track the vote in the presidential, U.S. House and U.S. senate elections with nationwide election results maps from National Public Radio based on information from The Associated Press and from Reuters based on information from Edison Research for the National Election Pool, Cook Political Report, Inside Elections and Sabato’s Crystal Ball.

Mark Kelly remains in the lead in the election for U.S. senator with 1,565,506 votes, or 51.70%, to Sen. Martha McSally‘s 1,462,532 votes, or 48.30%.

In Maricopa County, unofficial elections results indicate voters’ approval of Glendale Union High School District‘s bond, Tolleson Union High School District‘s budget override continuation, Alhambra Elementary School’s budget increase, Avondale Elementary School District‘s budget override continuation, Balsz Elementary School District‘s budget override continuation and budget increase, Cartwright Elementary School District‘s bond, Creighton Elementary School District‘s budget increase, and Dysart Unified School District‘s budget override continuation.

The latest election results show voters approve Laveen Elementary School District‘s budget override continuation, Palo Verde Elementary School District‘s budget override continuation, Peoria Unified School District’s budget override continuation, Riverside Elementary School District‘s bond and budget override continuation, Roosevelt Elementary School District‘s bond, Saddle Mountain Unified School District‘s budget override continuation, Tolleson Elementary School District‘s budget override continuation, and Wilson Elementary School District‘s budget override continuation.

But ballot measures in several school districts have strong no votes, including Buckeye Union High School District’s bond with 61% no to 39% yes; Liberty Elementary School District’s budget override continuation with 53% no to 47% yes; and Peoria Unified School District’s bond with 55% no and 45% yes.

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Voters wearing masks stayed 6 feet apart as they waited outside Surprise City Hall to cast their ballots on Election Day Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020. Photo by Lisa Irish/AZEdNews

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Maricopa County unofficial elections results for school governing board members show Linda Thor is in the lead for Maricopa County Community College District at large, Jacqueline Smith for Maricopa County Community College District District 1, Barbara Wyllie for West-MEC District 4, Aaron Marquez and Lela Alston for Phoenix Union High School District, Berdetta Hodge, Armando Montero and Sarah James for Tempe Union High School District, Dianna Workman, Eric Sawyer and Thomas Vanosdell for Arlington Elementary School District, Gail Knight, Redeem Robinson, and Muktar Sheikh for Balsz Elementary School District, Amy Lovitt, Richard Hopkins and Michael Melton for Buckeye Elementary School District.

In addition, Jeff Fortney, Brianna Walker, and Janet Busbee are leading elections for Cave Creek Unified School District governing board, Barb Mozdzen, Joel Wirth, and Jason Olive for Chandler Unified School District, Heather Ayres, Amy McSheffrey, Lindsey McCaleb and Sophia Ramirez for Creighton Elementary School District, Jennie Paperman, Kim Fisher, and Ann Ordway for Deer Valley Unified School District, Christine Pritchard, Chrystal Chaffin, and Jo Grant for Dysart Unified School District, Colby Turner, Francisca Navarez and Elizabeth Smith for Gila Bend Unified School District, Monica Pimentel, Mary Ann Wilson and Mike Martinez for Glendale Elementary School District, Michelle Anderson, Kristina Reese, and Tiffany Shultz for Higley Unified School District.

Maria Guzman, Maria Hernandez and Raul Santa Cruz are in the lead for elections to the Isaac Elementary School District school board, Michelle Fahy, Wanda Kolomyjec, and Margaret Wright for Kyrene Elementary School District, Michele S. Anderson, Susan Sanborn and Torrence Watkins for Laveen Elementary School District, Melissa Zuidema, Danielle Clymer, and Jeremy Hoenack for Litchfield Elementary School District, Kathy Reyes for Littleton Elementary School District, Sarah Speer, Scott Holcomb, and Karen Gresham for Madison Elementary School District, Kiana Sears, Lara Ellingson, and Joe O’Reilly for Mesa Unified School District, Anne Greenberg, Nancy Case and Stephanie Brown for Paradise Valley Unified School District.

Also, elections results so far for school governing board members indicate Rebecca Hill, David Sandoval, and Linda Busam for Peoria Unified School District, Jessica Bueno, Regional Carrillo, and Alicia Vink for Phoenix Elementary School District, Jennifer Revolt, Patty Campbell, and Matthew Riffey for Queen Creek Elementary School District, Lawrence Robinson for Roosevelt Elementary School District, Julie Cieniawski, Libby Hart-Wells, and Zach Lindsay for Scottsdale Unified School District, Monica Trejo and Allison Ewers for Tempe Elementary School District, and Nikkie Whaley, Lindsey Peterson, and Jenni Abbott-Bayardi for Washington Elementary School District.

See school elections results for school board members, bonds, overrides and other ballot measures on your county recorder’s website linked to below.

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U.S. stock index futures rose on hopes of few policy changes, but concerns remained about a contested presidential election, Reuters reports.

Updated from 6:52 a.m. to 8:20 p.m. on Nov. 4: Arizona voters support for school bond and override measures remains strong as more votes continue to be counted.

Another batch of votes will be posted on the Maricopa County Elections Department’s Election Results webpage at 11 p.m. today.

Track state, county and local elections results on the Arizona Secretary of State’s Election Results web page and on the Maricopa County Elections Department’s Election Results webpage.

Right now, most Arizona counties have 100 percent of precincts reporting while Maricopa County with 99.46% of the vote in, Pinal County with 99.02%, and Yuma County with 95.45 percent.

In response to misinformation, the Arizona Secretary of State and Maricopa County Recorder shared this.

In Maricopa County, unofficial elections results indicate voters’ approval of Glendale Union High School District’s bond, Tolleson Union High School District‘s budget override continuation, Alhambra Elementary School’s budget increase, Avondale Elementary School District‘s budget override continuation, Balsz Elementary School District’s budget override continuation and budget increase, Cartwright Elementary School District’s bond, Creighton Elementary School District‘s budget increase, Dysart Unified School District’s budget override continuation, Laveen Elementary School District‘s budget override continuation, Palo Verde Elementary School District‘s budget override continuation, Peoria Unified School District’s budget override continuation, Riverside Elementary School District‘s bond and budget override continuation, Roosevelt Elementary School District‘s bond, Saddle Mountain Unified School District‘s budget override continuation, Tolleson Elementary School District‘s budget override continuation, and Wilson Elementary School District‘s budget override continuation.

But ballot measures in several school districts have strong no votes, including Buckeye Union High School District’s bond, Liberty Elementary School District’s budget override continuation and Peoria Unified School District’s bond.

Maricopa County unofficial elections results for school governing board members show Linda Thor is in the lead for Maricopa County Community College District at large, Jacqueline Smith for Maricopa County Community College District District 1, Barbara Wyllie for West-MEC District 4, Aaron Marquez and Lela Alston for Phoenix Union High School District, Berdetta Hodge, Armando Montero and Sarah James for Tempe Union High School District, Dianna Workman, Eric Sawyer and Thomas Vanosdell for Arlington Elementary School District, Gail Knight, Redeem Robinson, and Muktar Sheikh for Balsz Elementary School District, Amy Lovitt, Richard Hopkins and Michael Melton for Buckeye Elementary School District, Jeff Fortney, Brianna Walker, and Janet Busbee for Cave Creek Unified School District, Barb Mozdzen, Joel Wirth, and Jason Olive for Chandler Unified School District, Heather Ayres, Amy McSheffrey, and Lindsey McCaleb and Sophia Ramirez for Creighton Elementary School District, Jennie Paperman, Kim Fisher, and Ann Ordway for Deer Valley Unified School District, Christine Pritchard, Chrystal Chaffin, and Jo Grant for Dysart Unified School District, Colby Turner and Francisca Navarez for Gila Bend Unified School District, Monica Pimentel, Mary Ann Wilson and Mike Martinez for Glendale Elementary School District, Michelle Anderson, Kristina Reese, and Tiffany Shultz for Higley Unified School District, Maria Guzman, Maria Hernandez and Raul Santa Cruz for Isaac Elementary School District, Michelle Fahy, Wanda Kolomyjec, and Margaret Wright for Kyrene Elementary School District, Michele S. Anderson, Susan Sanborn and Torrence Watkins for Laveen Elementary School District, Melissa Zuidema, Danielle Clymer, and Jeremy Hoenack for Litchfield Elementary School District, Kathy Reyes for Littleton Elementary School District, Sarah Speer, Scott Holcomb, and Karen Gresham for Madison Elementary School District, Kiana Sears, Lara Ellingson, and Joe O’Reilly for Mesa Unified School District, Anne Greenberg, Nancy Case and Stephanie Brown for Paradise Valley Unified School District, Rebecca Hill, David Sandoval, and Linda Busam for Peoria Unified School District, Jessica Bueno, Regional Carrillo, and Alicia Vink for Phoenix Elementary School District, Jennifer Revolt, Patty Campbell, and Matthew Riffey for Queen Creek Elementary School District, Lawrence Robinson for Roosevelt Elementary School District, Julie Cieniawski, Libby Hart-Wells, and Zach Lindsay for Scottsdale Unified School District, Monica Trejo and Allison Ewers for Tempe Elementary School District, and Nikkie Whaley, Lindsey Peterson, and Jenni Abbott-Bayardi for Washington Elementary School District.

Take a look at the school elections results updates on your county recorder’s website to see how local ballot measures fared.

State and County Elections Results
Click here for Arizona Secretary of State’s Elections Results
Click here for Maricopa County Elections Results
Apache County Elections Results
Cochise County Elections Results
Coconino County Elections Results
Gila County Elections Results
Graham County Elections Results
Greenlee County Elections Results
La Paz County Elections Results
Mohave County Elections Results
Navajo County Elections Results

Pima County Elections Results
Pinal County Elections Results
Santa Cruz County Elections Results

Yavapai County Elections Results
Yuma County Elections Results

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All the results from Voting Centers have reported, more mail-in ballots remain to be counted, and the elections results will be released several times a day over the course of the following days, Maricopa County Elections Department says.

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President Donald Trump claimed victory, but millions of votes are being counted and races in six key states remain to close to call, National Public Radio says.

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Maricopa County Attorney Allister Adel remains in serious condition today after emergency surgery for a brain bleed, Arizona Capitol Times reports.

The Associated Press declared Mark Kelly won his race against Martha McSally shortly after 1 a.m. this morning.

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8:01 p.m. to midnight on Nov. 3: The first state, county and local elections results have been released on the Arizona Secretary of State’s Election Results web page and on the Maricopa County Elections Department’s Election Results webpage.

The voter turnout in this election has been large, but it isn’t close to the record turnout of 81.8 percent of eligible voters in the 1876 election, The Associated Press reports.

School bond and override ballot measures in Maricopa County appear to be receiving voter approval in early elections results with the exceptions of Buckeye Union’s bond, Peoria Unified’s bond and Liberty Elementary’s override, The Arizona Republic reports.

In Maricopa County early elections results indicate voters approval of Glendale Union High School District’s bond, Tolleson Union High School District’s budget override continuation, Alhambra Elementary School’s budget increase, Avondale Elementary School District’s budget override continuation, Balsz Elementary School District’s budget override continuation and budget increase, Cartwright Elementary School District’s bond, Creighton Elementary School District’s budget increase, Dysart Unified School District’s budget override continuation, Laveen Elementary School District’s budget override continuation, Liberty Elementary School District’s budget override continuation, Palo Verde Elementary School District’s budget override continuation, Peoria Unified School District’s budget override continuation, Riverside Elementary School District’s bond and budget override continuation, Roosevelt Elementary School District’s bond, Saddle Mountain Unified School District’s budget override continuation, Tolleson Elementary School District’s budget override continuation, and Wilson Elementary School District’s budget override continuation.

Among Maricopa County early elections results for school governing board members, Barbara Wyllie is in the lead for West-MEC District 4, Aaron Marquez and Lela Alston for Phoenix Union High School District, Berdetta Hodge and Sarah James for Tempe Union High School District, Dianna Workman, Eric Sawyer and Thomas Vanosdell for Arlington Elementary School District, Gail Knight, Redeem Robinson, and Muktar Sheikh for Balsz Elementary School District, Amy Lovitt, Richard Hopkins and Michael Melton for Buckeye Elementary School District, Jeff Fortney, Brianna Walker, and Janet Busbee for Cave Creek Unified School District, Barb Mozdzen, Joel Wirth, and Jason Olive for Chandler Unified School District, Heather Ayres, Amy McSheffrey, and Lindsey McCaleb for Creighton Elementary School District, Jennie Paperman, Kim Fisher, and Ann Ordway for Deer Valley Unified School District, Christine Pritchard, Chrystal Chaffin, and Jo Grant for Dysart Unified School District, Colby Turner and Francisca Navarez for Gila Bend Unified School District, Monica Pimentel, Mary Ann Wilson and Mike Martinez for Glendale Elementary School District, Michelle Anderson, Kristina Reese, and Tiffany Shultz for Higley Unified School District, Maria Guzman, Maria Hernandez and Raul Santa Cruz for Isaac Elementary School District, Michelle Fahy, Wanda Kolomyjec, and Trine Nelson for Kyrene Elementary School District, Michele Anderson, Susan Sanborn and Torrence Watkins for Laveen Elementary School District, Melissa Zuidema, Danielle Clymer, and Jeremy Hoenack for Litchfield Elementary School District, Kathy Reyes for Littleton Elementary School District, Sarah Speer, Scott Holcomb, and Karen Gresham for Madison Elementary School District, Kiana Sears, Lara Ellingson, and Cara Steiner for Mesa Unified School District, Anne Greenberg, Nancy Case and Stephanie Brown for Paradise Valley Unified School District, Rebecca Hill, David Sandoval, and Linda Busam for Peoria Unified School District, Jessica Bueno, Regional Carrillo, and Alicia Vink for Phoenix Elementary School District, Jennifer Revolt, Patty Campbell, and Matthew Riffey for Queen Creek Elementary School District, Lawrence Robinson for Roosevelt Elementary School District, Julie Cieniawski, Libby Hart-Wells, and Rose Smith for Scottsdale Unified School District, Monica Trejo and Allison Ewers for Tempe Elementary School District, and Nikkie Whaley, Lindsey Peterson, and Jannie Abbott-Bayardi for Washington Elementary School District.

The leads that Prop. 208 to increase education funding and Prop. 207 to legalize marjuana showed earlier in the evening are tightening.

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Mark Kelly leads over Martha McSally in the first batch of results in the election for U.S. Senator, azfamily reports.

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Arizona Capitol Times says the early tally shows Democrats in the lead then Republicans will narrow that lead as more results come in.

Early election results indicated Democrats could lead in both the Arizona Senate and Arizona House, the Arizona Daily Star reports.

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The U.S. Postal Service tells a federal judge it could not sweep processing centers for undelivered mail in ballots, The Associated Press reports.

5:13 p.m. Nov. 3: Lines were long at Surprise City Hall earlier this morning and throughout the day, as voters wearing masks kept socially distant as they waited to cast their ballots in these elections.

Ballot measures in Arizona and other states could provide more funding for public schools during these tough economic times, Education Week reports.

Polls remain open in Arizona until 7 p.m., and anyone waiting in line at that time will be able to vote.

But polls are closing in other states with live election results from them a coming in. To see what’s happening, take a look at elections coverage from The Associated Press, National Public Radio, Reuters and CNN.

The Associated Press updated their calls on who wins states after polls in there closed.

Arizona will start releasing elections results after 8 p.m.

Check back here at 8 p.m. tonight and the following days as we track the vote and how it affects your local schools.

Here’s a breakdown of who has voted so far in Arizona today from ABC 15 Arizona‘s Data Guru Garrett Archer.

Remember, elections results for close races may not be known on election night, but those results will be released over the next few days.

Earlier on Nov. 3: It’s Election Day and along along with the much publicized presidential and congressional elections there are critically important elections for state representatives, school board members, and school bonds and overrides.

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A voter brings in her ballot to Surprise City Hall’s early voting location with a child on her back on Monday, Nov. 2, 2020. Photo by Lisa Irish/AZEdNews

Schools around Arizona are ready for voters at on-campus polling places and remind them that there will be extra traffic during school drop-off and pick-up times.

Arizona county recorders have been counting early ballots since Oct. 20 and initial results are expected to be released tonight after 8 p.m.

Arizona Secretary of State Katie Hobbs and Maricopa County Recorder Adrian Fontes said they are confident elections will run smoothly today and that poll workers have been well trained.

Native American nations remind people to make their voices heard by voting.

If you still have your early ballot, Maricopa County Elections Department reminds you to drop it off at any of the 14 drive-through ballot drop box locations you can find at the link below.

Elections officials have processed more mail-in and early ballots by Monday of this week than in the entire 2016 general and presidential elections, Cronkite News reports.

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