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Biden Holds Lead in Arizona After All Votes Tallied, Trump Seeks Hand Count

Democrat Joe Biden held his lead in Arizona after all vote tallies were completed on Saturday, showing the challenger 10,377 votes ahead of President Donald Trump. Biden received 1,672,054 votes, or 49.39 percent, compared to Trump’s 1,661,677, or 49.09 percent, according to official results, which show 100 percent of precincts reporting. In Arizona, an automatic recount is triggered if the margin is within 0.1 percent or 200 votes, whichever is the smaller number. State law does not allow recounts to be requested. The difference between the two candidates is 0.3 percentage points. While organizations that call races have projected a Biden victory, The Epoch Times won’t declare a winner of the election until all results are certified and any legal challenges are resolved. The Trump campaign and Republican allies have filed a series of lawsuits in battleground states, including in Arizona. The Republican Party of Arizona filed a lawsuit (pdf) against Maricopa County …