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AP Calls Virginia for Biden

Graphic from NPR
Graphic from NPR


The Associated Press (AP) called Virginia for former Vice President Joe Biden at 7:36 p.m.,  shortly after the polls closed. Mail-in ballots are still being processed, impacting results for localities. The AP uses various metrics including exit polls, results from this year’s primaries, and past election cycles to determine results. 

More on how the AP calls elections:

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Here's How NPR Reports Election Results

VPM relies on the Virginia Department of Elections for local election results.

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