Five states have yet to be called, and the refusal of some Republican-led state legislatures to allow early processing is partly to blame
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Donald Trump’s false claim to have won the US presidential election in an inflammatory speech from the White House while significant numbers of votes remain to be counted has focused the spotlight once more on one of the big uncertainties of the 2020 race: when will we know the result?
It could take days, weeks or even months, depending on what happens.