AP Projects: Joe Biden wins Washington in presidential election

Washington has 12 electoral votes

A voter casts a ballot into a ballot drop box as an election worker looks on at the King County Elections office, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020, in Renton, Wash. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren) (Ted S. Warren, Copyright 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)

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

As of 11:01 p.m. on Tuesday, November 3, AP is calling the presidential race in the state of Washington in favor of Joe Biden.

Biden will receive 12 electoral votes from Washington. A presidential candidate requires at least 270 electoral votes to win the election.

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