Election officials in Arizona’s Maricopa County said early Thursday morning that they have an estimated 275,000 more ballots to process and tabulate.
With 86% of the expected vote reporting, Biden continues to lead in Maricopa County — 51.4% to Trump’s 47.2%. The county is Arizona’s most populous and the fourth-most populous in the United States. The county seat is Phoenix, the capital of Arizona and one of the largest cities in the country by population.
Biden also holds an edge over Trump statewide, with 1,469,341 votes against Trump’s 1,400,951 — 50.5% to 48.1%. About 86% of the expected absentee vote and 86% of the expected vote overall are in.
In the Senate race, Democratic challenger Mark Kelly still leads incumbent Republican Sen. Martha McSally 52% to 48%. Kelly is currently outpacing Biden’s vote statewide at 1,504,460 votes.