AP Projects: Joe Biden wins District of Columbia in presidential election

District of Columbia has 3 electoral votes

Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden gestures while speaking during the second and final presidential debate Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020, at Belmont University in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez) (Julio Cortez, Copyright 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)

The Associated Press is projecting that Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden won the nation’s capital District of Columbia in the General Election.

As of 9:27 p.m. on Tuesday, November 3, AP is calling the presidential race in the District of Columbia in favor of Joe Biden.

Biden will receive three electoral votes from the District of Columbia. A presidential candidate requires at least 270 electoral votes to win the election.

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