EXPLAINER: Why AP called Pennsylvania for Biden

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The Associated Press is called Pennsylvania for Joe Biden in the presidential election clinching his victory in the electoral college over president trump in Pennsylvania Joe Biden held a lead of thirty four thousand two hundred and forty three votes over Donald Trump the AP called the race for Biden after determining the remaining ballots left to be counted would not allow trump to catch up Biden held a margin of point five one percent over trump as of late Saturday morning under Pennsylvania law a recount is automatic when the margin between two candidates it's less than point five percentage points Biden's lead over trump is on track to stay above that margin there roughly sixty two thousand mailed ballots remaining to be counted and Biden has won the overwhelming majority of mail in ballots cast in the state Ben Thomas Washington

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