Presidential election results 2020

By Meg Wagner, Melissa Macaya, Veronica Rocha, Melissa Mahtani and Amanda Wills, CNN

Updated 2:44 p.m. ET, November 23, 2020
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11:25 p.m. ET, November 3, 2020

It's just after 11 p.m. ET. This is where the race to 270 stands.

CNN has just projected Joe Biden will win California – the biggest prize of the electoral college, with 55 electoral votes.

Based on CNN's current projections, Biden has 192 electoral college votes, and Trump has 108 electoral college votes.

Reminder: Each candidate needs 270 electoral college votes to win the presidency.

CNN's Wolf Blitzer has more:

11:01 p.m. ET, November 3, 2020

CNN Projection: Trump wins Wyoming

President Trump will win Wyoming, CNN projects.

There are three electoral votes at stake in Wyoming. It takes 270 electoral votes to win the 2020 presidential election.

Who won in 2016: President Trump carried the state and won the general election.

11:01 p.m. ET, November 3, 2020

CNN Projection: Biden wins Washington state

Joe Biden will win Washington, CNN projects.

There are 12 electoral votes at stake in Washington. It takes 270 electoral votes to win the 2020 presidential election.

Who won in 2016: Former Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton carried the state, and President Trump won the general election.

11:00 p.m. ET, November 3, 2020

CNN Projection: Biden wins Oregon

Joe Biden will win Oregon, CNN projects.

There are seven electoral votes at stake in Oregon. It takes 270 electoral votes to win the 2020 presidential election.

Who won in 2016: Former Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton carried the state, and President Trump won the general election.

11:00 p.m. ET, November 3, 2020

CNN Projection: Biden wins California

Joe Biden will win California, CNN projects.

There are 55 electoral votes at stake in California. It takes 270 electoral votes to win the 2020 presidential election.

Who won in 2016: Former Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton carried the Golden State, and President Trump won the general election.

11:05 p.m. ET, November 3, 2020

These are the polls closing at 11 p.m. ET 

Here's where polls are closing at 11 p.m. ET:

  • California
  • Idaho
  • Oregon
  • Washington

Follow along here and CNN's Election Center for full coverage.

10:57 p.m. ET, November 3, 2020

There are still a lot more early votes to be counted in Pennsylvania

Written by CNN's Josiah Ryan/Analysis by CNN's David Chalian

Election workers count ballots on November 3 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 
Election workers count ballots on November 3 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  Spencer Platt/Getty Images

President Trump's early lead in Pennsylvania could shrink as the early vote continues to come in, CNN's political director David Chalian said tonight.

Chalian said that with 35% of the vote currently in, just 18% of the vote is early vote, a number that is expected to rise to 45%. 

"We know that Joe Biden is doing much better in the early vote," he said "…There's a ton more early votes still to be counted here and that could benefit Joe Biden in Pennsylvania."

"We just have to wait to see that early absentee mail vote come in and be counted," he added. 

CNN's David Chalian explains:

10:49 p.m. ET, November 3, 2020

CNN Projection: Biden wins Illinois

Joe Biden will win Illinois, CNN projects.

There are 20 electoral votes at stake in Illinois. It takes 270 electoral votes to win the 2020 presidential election.

Who won in 2016: Former Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton carried the state, and President Trump won the general election.

10:48 p.m. ET, November 3, 2020

CNN Projection: Trump wins Missouri

President Trump will win Missouri, CNN projects.

There are 10 electoral votes at stake in Missouri. It takes 270 electoral votes to win the 2020 presidential election.

Who won in 2016: President Trump carried the state and won the general election.