Republicans sought to raise $60 million to fund lawsuits challenging the results.
There's been no change in the electoral vote tally for President Donald Trump (214) and former vice president Joe Biden (253), and the legal challenges levied by the president continue.
Other networks said Biden had won Wisconsin, which would give him another 10 votes. Like Pennsylvania, all three were still processing ballots on Friday.
"These really phoney polls, fake polls, were designed to keep our voters at home, create the illusion of momentum for Mr Biden and diminish Republican's ability to raise funds", Trump said. Merrill, Lathan, Rep. Robert Aderholt, Rep. Mo Brooks and others all praised Alabama's "efficient" elections process and vote counting, saying it could be a model for the nation. Chris Coons of DE, a Biden ally.
Supports of President Trump hold signs during a demonstration outside the State Farm Arena where Fulton County has a voting counting operation, on Thursday in Atlanta.
Vote counting has been slow in several states, including the key battleground states, partly because of a high voter turnout rate that was widely expected to have been the highest in over a century.
Trump still had a lead in Georgia over Biden, but only by a margin of some 1,700 votes as of 1 a.m.
Biden is widely expected to be declared victor ahead of incumbent President Donald Trump as early as Friday.
Georgia To Recount ALL Ballots In The State By Hand
Brad Raffensperger was going to get tested and plans to self-quarantine as a precaution even if his test is negative, Fuchs said. Fewer than 15,000 votes separate the two candidates. 97 out of 159 counties have certified their results, per CNN .
Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden removes his face mask to speak at The Queen theater, Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. In Georgia, he was 4,289 votes ahead with 99% of the vote in.
"If you count the legal votes, I easily win".
USA courts have dismissed Trump campaign's lawsuits in MI and Georgia related to alleged electoral malpractice. It gathered opinions from 1,115 US adults, including 524 Democrats and 417 Republicans, and has a credibility interval, a measure of precision, of about 6 percentage points. If Biden wins both those states he would also win the presidency.
"These GOP officials know full well that it is impossible for such a mass scale fraud to occur, and to suggest such is anti-American, anti-democratic and undermines the work and sacrifice of thousands of poll workers and elections officials", Daniels continued.
Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida, who spoke at a recent Trump campaign rally, said in a tweet that "taking days to count legally cast votes is NOT fraud". In fact, there is no evidence that any votes cast illegally are being counted or that the process is unfair and corrupt. Two men were charged with gun offenses after being arrested near the center, which has become a focal point for protests. Under the banner of "Stop the Steal", Trump supporters planned 62 separate rallies for Friday and Saturday.
In Nevada, the Trump campaign submitted a lawsuit as they claimed that ballots had been found in bins and even that some dead voters had ballots submitted in their names.
However, the Republican nominee is claiming in a statement that the "election is far from over", as he refuses to concede to Biden. I could make that claim also.