President-elect Joe Biden only needed Pennsylvania's 20 electoral votes to get over the 270 threshold to win the presidential election, but Fox News, The Associated Press, and The New York Times are also calling Nevada for the Democratic ticket.
Biden and his running mate, Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, were expected to take those 6 electoral votes going into Election Day, but counting has been slow, and the tally was close, so it remained up for grabs.
Padding the lead likely isn't critical for Biden, but the Trump campaign is mounting legal challenges and calling for recounts in several states, so the more electoral votes he gets, the more likely those are to fall short.
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