AP Projects: Joe Biden wins Illinois in presidential election

Illinois has 20 electoral votes

Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden stands with his wife Jill Biden and his grandchildren during a drive-in rally at Heinz Field, Monday, Nov. 2, 2020, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden stands with his wife Jill Biden and his grandchildren during a drive-in rally at Heinz Field, Monday, Nov. 2, 2020, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) (Copyright 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved)

The Associated Press is projecting that Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden won the state of Illinois in the General Election.

As of 8:01 p.m. on Tuesday, November 3, AP is calling the presidential race in the state of Illinois in favor of Joe Biden.

Biden will receive 20 electoral votes from Illinois. A presidential candidate requires at least 270 electoral votes to win the election.

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