- Millions of Americans have voted in the 2020 Presidential election.
- The race for the White House between Republican President Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden is tight.
- More than 100 million ballots were cast before Election Day, a new record.
- But with millions of votes still to be counted, it could still be days before a clear result.
We might not yet know the result of the U.S. election, but it looks set to go down in history for the highest voter turnout.
More than 100 million people cast their vote before Election Day on 3 November. But because of restrictions on early counting of those absentee ballots in the pivotal states of Michigan, Wisconsin and Pennsylvania, a clear outcome is unlikely today, according to Reuters - and those states could decide who wins the White House.
As the world waits, here are some of the images that defined Election Day 2020.
Andrew and Nancy Freno were among those masking up to cast their votes in Gypsy, Indiana County, Pennsylvania. It's one of the pivotal states that could decide the election.
Tanner Tillotson writes up the results of ballots in the hamlet of Dixville Notch, New Hampshire. It's one of two small communities that traditionally vote just after midnight on Election Day - and deliver the first results.
In New York City, some voting lines snaked around blocks, but in many places, lines were short or non-existent. Poll workers suggested this was due to an unprecedented wave of early voting.
In San Diego, California, a poll worker lightened the tension with a unique mask. COVID-19 has been one of the defining issues of the election campaign.
First-time voter Donovan Faison feeds his ballot into a tabulator machine at a polling station in Durham, North Carolina. Some 8 million (8%) of the early ballots are reportedly from people voting for the first time.
Voters line up at the John F. Kennedy Library, a Miami-Dade County polling station, in Florida. President Trump is projected to have held the must-win state.
Absentee ballots are counted at the TCF Center in Detroit, Michigan, one of the states which could prove pivotal.
Those with coronavirus disease in St. Charles County, Missouri, could access curbside voting, with electoral workers dressed in full PPE to help. The U.S. has recorded more than 9.3 million confirmed cases of COVID-19 - the highest in the world.