Biden has just taken the stage for a speech in Delaware that advisers have characterised as “an update” on the race.
While not declaring victory, as the remaining votes are counted, Biden says he is confident he will clinch the presidency.
“Now, after a long night of counting, it’s clear,” he says.
“I’m not here to declare that we’ve won,” he continues.
“But I am here to report, when the count is finished, we believe we will be the winners.”
Biden also highlights the historical voter turnout this year, saying that he and running mate Kamala Harris are on track to win more votes than any ticket in the history of this country has ever done.
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Biden insists that “every vote must be counted”, as Republicans mount legal challenges in some key states.
“No one is going to take our democracy away from us,” he says, flanked by running mate Kamala Harris.
Biden then vows to be a president for all Americans – a theme of his campaign.
“There will be no red states and blue states when we win,” he says. “Just the United States of America.”