1. Joe Biden pushes closer to victory in race for the White House  The Age
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  3. An embarrassing failure for election pollsters  The Conversation AU
  4. The pollsters were wrong – again. Here's what we know so far  The Guardian
  5. Don't underestimate the threat to American democracy at this moment  The Guardian
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Two days after election day, neither candidate had amassed the votes needed to win the White House. But Joe Biden is one battleground state away from becoming president-elect.Two days after election day, neither candidate had amassed the votes needed to win the White House. But Joe Biden is one battleground state away from becoming president-elect.

A TV reporter at a vote counting centre in Arizona says her crew had to come up with an “exit plan” to leave the building. A TV reporter at a vote counting centre in Arizona says her crew had to come up with an “exit plan” to leave the building.

US Election: CNN reporter leaves vote count centre in Arizona

As mainstream news organizations urged caution and patience, social media swelled with confusion, conflict and, in some cases, outright fury in response to the president’s statement from the White House, a scenario that law enforcement officials and digital-threat analysts had warned about for months.As mainstream news organizations urged caution and patience, social media swelled with confusion, conflict and, in some cases, outright fury in response to the president’s statement from the White House, a scenario that law enforcement officials and digital-threat analysts had warned about for months.

After Election Day, right-wing pockets online stir conflict sparked by Trump’s premature claim of victory - The Washington Post

Hundreds of challengers showed up at the TCF Center in downtown Detroit Wednesday afternoon before Biden won the critical swing state.Hundreds of challengers showed up at the TCF Center in downtown Detroit Wednesday afternoon before Biden won the critical swing state.

Trump voters chanting 'Stop the Vote' storm Detroit counting hall | Daily Mail Online

President Trump has again claimed a premature victory in the 2020 election despite trailing Joe Biden with hundreds of thousands of votes yet to be counted.President Trump has again claimed a premature victory in the 2020 election despite trailing Joe Biden with hundreds of thousands of votes yet to be counted.

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Polls predicted a 'blue wave' that didn't materialize.Polls predicted a 'blue wave' that didn't materialize.

An embarrassing failure for election pollsters

An embarrassing failure for election pollsters

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President Donald Trump's son Eric Trump said the the campaign is launching a lawsuit over voting fraud in P...

US election 2020: Donald Trump campaign files lawsuits in two key states

We told you not to expect results on election night, so please do not panic. A lot of things could happen today, and chances are, no matter what happens by tonight, the rest of the week is going to be pretty hectic on the national news front. We told you not to expect results on election night, so please do not panic. A lot of things could happen today, and chances are, no matter what happens by tonight, the rest of the week is going to be pretty hectic on the national news front.

Pace Yourself, It's Gonna Be a Long Week

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The credibility of US media outlets and some polling institutions has already been damaged.

Misleading polls distort reality, show failed elite media mentality in US - Global Times

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Despite Trump falsely declaring victory before all ballots counted, his Democratic challenger moves slightly ahead in Wisconsin and Michigan, two Midwestern battleground states that president won in 2016, and expects win in NevadaDespite Trump falsely declaring victory before all ballots counted, his Democratic challenger moves slightly ahead in Wisconsin and Michigan, two Midwestern battleground states that president won in 2016, and expects win in Nevada

Joe Biden pledged that all votes would be counted, and predicted that he would emerge the winner.Joe Biden pledged that all votes would be counted, and predicted that he would emerge the winner.

Joe Biden: Votes Will Be Counted and I'll Win - Variety

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Platforms add disclaimers to Trump’s baseless claims of vote-counting fraud.Platforms add disclaimers to Trump’s baseless claims of vote-counting fraud.

As Trump falsely claims victory, Twitter and Facebook counter misinformation | Ars Technica

Platforms add disclaimers to Trump’s baseless claims of vote-counting fraud.Platforms add disclaimers to Trump’s baseless claims of vote-counting fraud.

As Trump falsely claims victory, Twitter and Facebook counter misinformation | Ars Technica

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Financial markets have been thrown a curve ball by a closer-than-expected U.S. presidential election result, raising the prospect of a disputed outcome and diminished fiscal stimulus to contain the COVID-19 shock.Financial markets have been thrown a curve ball by a closer-than-expected U.S. presidential election result, raising the prospect of a disputed outcome and diminished fiscal stimulus to contain the COVID-19 shock.

Graphic: The day after the U.S. election: markets in five charts | Reuters

Yet another reason to curse the Electoral CollegeYet another reason to curse the Electoral College

How a Single Person Could Decide the Election - The Atlantic

Members of President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign and his inner circle are declaring victory in the hotly-contested battleground state of Pennsylvania in tweets Wednesday, challenging Twitter’s rules against making premature election result claims.The posts challenge Twitter’s election rules

Trump declares premature victories in battleground states on Twitter - The Verge

Try as they might, pollsters can never account for one thing: human psychology.

Try as They Might, Pollsters Can Never Account For One Thing: Human Psychology

Europe has been left on tenterhooks waiting to know who it will be dealing with over the next four years as the presidential vote hangs on a knife edge.

Leaders call for Europe to forge own path amid U.S. election 'chaos' - CGTN

In many states, there are resources for tracking and checking the status of your mailed-in ballot. Wondering if yours has been counted? Click here for more info.Votes are still being counted. Make sure yours is one of them.

How to Check Your Election Ballot Status and Vote Was Counted - Tracker for Mail-In Ballot

UPDATE, 3:10 PM: Once again Twitter has publicly chastised Donald Trump for spreading information that is "disputed and might be misleading about an election or other civic process," as the incumbent declares he was won key states in the Presidential election.UPDATE, 3:10 PM: Once again Twitter has publicly chastised Donald Trump for spreading information that is “disputed and might be misleading about an election or other civic process,” as…

Donald Trump Again Attacks Vote Count, Twitter Slaps On Label – Deadline

President Donald Trump will suffer a harsh loss if he follows through on threats to challenge election vote counts in the US Supreme Court, a lawyer for Democrat Joe Biden's campaign warned Wednesday.President Donald Trump will suffer a harsh loss if he follows through on threats to challenge election vote counts in the US Supreme Court, a lawyer for Democrat Joe Biden's campaign warned Wednesday.

US Elections 2020: Donald Trump Faces Embarrassing Defeat If He Fights Vote In Court: Joe Biden Team

The outsized support Trump has continued to receive exposes America’s “soul” for what it is. Trump isn’t the cause; he is a reflection of past policymakers, values, and practices.The outsized support Trump has continued to receive exposes America’s “soul” for what it is. Trump isn’t the cause; he is a reflection of past policymakers, values, and practices.

Win or lose, Trump was the mirror America needed

Here's how much longer it will take to count the votes in the remaining key states of Pennsylvania, Georgia, Nevada and North Carolina.Here's how much longer it will take to count the votes in the remaining key states of Pennsylvania, Georgia, Nevada and North Carolina.

When Will We Know The Winner? Time Frames For Key States | WBUR News

Salon reached out to top political scientists to get their thoughts on why polls overestimated Biden's supportSalon reached out to top political scientists to get their thoughts on why polls overestimated Biden's support

Professional pollsters blew it again in 2020. Why? | Salon.com

WHY AP HASN’T CALLED PENNSYLVANIA: The Associated Press has not declared a winner in the battleground state of Pennsylvania because there were hundreds of thousands of votes left to count... WHY AP HASN’T CALLED PENNSYLVANIA: The Associated Press has not declared a winner in the battleground state of Pennsylvania because there were hundreds of thousands of votes left to count...

The definitive Democratic “blue wave” that pollsters predicted would sweep the US 2020 elections never arrived on Tuesday night and whoever wins the White House race inherits a deeply divided nation…The definitive Democratic “blue wave” that pollsters predicted would sweep the US 2020 elections never arrived on Tuesday night and whoever wins the White House race inherits a deeply divided nation…

The predicted ‘blue wave’ never came and America’s wounds are unwashed

Trumpism has been vindicated.Trumpism has been vindicated.

Column: Trumpism will shape the next four years, no matter who the president is - Chicago Tribune

WASHINGTON (AP) — The fate of the United States presidency hung in the balance Wednesday as President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden battled for three familiar battleground states — Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania — that could prove crucial in determining who wins the White House.WASHINGTON (AP) — The fate of the United States presidency hung in the balance Wednesday as President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden battled for three familiar battleground states — Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania — that could prove crucial in determining who wins the White House.

Presidency hinges on tight races in battleground states

President Trump is also nearing the popular vote record set by Barack Obama. President Trump is also nearing the popular vote record set by Barack Obama.

Biden Wins More Votes Than Any Other Presidential Candidate In U.S. History

President Trump’s aides are assembling a recount hit squad, headed by White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows and Senior Campaign Adviser Justin Clark, to challenge counts in battleground states, according to senior insiders.President Trump’s aides are assembling a recount hit squad, headed by White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows and Senior Campaign Adviser Justin Clark, to challenge counts in battleground states, according to senior insiders.

Trump assembles team to fight for recounts as lawsuits fly in battleground states

Trump campaign sues to stop ballot counting in Michigan

Election 2020 was always going to be about swing states. But so far, Arizona is the only one that turned definitively in Joe Biden's favor.Election 2020 was always going to be about swing states. But so far, Arizona is the only one that turned definitively in Joe Biden's favor.

Arizona may be all that stands between Trump and the White House

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden said Wednesday that he believes when all votes are counted, he will be declared the next president of the United States.&quot;I&#39;m not here to declare that we&#39;ve won,&quot; Biden said in a brief speech in Wilmington, Delaware. &quot;But I am here toDemocratic presidential candidate Joe Biden said Wednesday that he believes when all votes are counted, he will be declared the next president of the United States.&quot;I&#39;m not here to declare that we&#39;ve won,&quot; Biden said in a brief speech in Wilmington, Delaware. &quot;But I am here to

Biden Does Not Declare Victory but Says ‘We Believe We Will Be the Winners’

Votes remaining to be counted include mail-in ballots received on Election Day.

Nevada halts counting ballots until Thursday