Newsroom decision desks that held out on projecting Joe Biden to be the winner of the presidential race in Arizona called the race for the president-elect on Thursday night after it became clear that President Trump had no mathematical way to win the race with outstanding ballots.
A Thursday night posting of ballots in Arizona showed Biden leading Trump by 11,434 votes in Arizona. The secretary of state’s office estimates that 10,315 ballots have yet to be counted, giving Trump no chance of pulling ahead of Biden.
Of the remaining 10,315, 5,846 are ready for tabulation, 3,259 are provisional ballots that need to be processed, and 1,210 are early ballots awaiting signature verification.
The razor-thin margin separates the candidates by just 0.3% of