While there have been no major shifts overnight, the count has been continuing in six states that can swing the outcome. A pathway for Joe Biden is becoming clearer but it could still go to either candidate.
Biden currently has 253 Electoral college votes, and Trump 214. They need 270 to win the White House.
Joe Biden is now projected to win inMichigan one of the traditionally Democratic states Hillary Clinton lost in 2016
InGeorgia, officials said they would keep counting all night until all the ballots are tallied. But as of 04:45 GMT, there were still about 90,000 to count. Trump’s lead is slowly dwindling – down to 28,000 now.
InNevada, the race is on a knife-edge. Biden’s lead is just 7,647. Officials on Wednesday said that the next results would be posted on Thursday at 17:00 GMT (09:00 local time)
Arizonasays more votes are coming at 06:00 GMT but it is not clear when projections will be possible.
Trump’s significant lead inPennsylvaniahas narrowed. With 90% of ballots counted at 05:45 GMT (23:30 Wednesday local time) Trump was ahead by 164,414 votes. Late on Wednesday afternoon Trump held a lead of 379,639 votes.
And inNorth Carolina, where 96% of the votes have been counted, Trump has a lead of 76,737.
Trump’s campaign launched a legal challenge in Georgia, making it the fourth state where his team allege irregularities.
There have been protests by both camps. In Detroit, Michigan and in Philadelphia, Pennslyvania, Democrats gathered at vote counting centres carrying sign and chanting “count my vote”.
Trump supporters have also protested at vote centres – in Arizona, groups demanded that the count stop.
Republicans have retained their grip on the Senate which leaves Congress mostly unchanged, despite Democrats hope of wresting four seats from their opponents
The question we all really want the answer towhen might we get a winner?