The Latest: More Nevada results will come Thursday morning, election official says – pressherald.com

LAS VEGAS — Early results showed Joe Biden with a slim lead over President Trump in Nevada, but it was too early to declare a winner in the race Wednesday with a large number of ballots yet to be counted.

The top elections official in the most populous county said more results will be released Thursday morning that include mail-in ballots received on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Clark County Registrar of Voters Joe Gloria said at a news conference Wednesday afternoon that he did not have a number for how many ballots had been received but uncounted in the Las Vegas area.

A man leaves the polling place where about 100 mostly masked northern Nevadans were waiting to vote at Reed High School in Sparks about two hours before the polls closed Tuesday. Associated Press/Scott Sonner

The Nevada Deputy Secretary of State for Elections Wayne Thorley said in a text message earlier Wednesday that the state would likely release some additional results that afternoon but did not immediately respond to a message mid-afternoon inquiring if more results would be coming.

Election officials in Washoe County, which includes Reno, were planning to hold their own news conference Wednesday but it wasn’t clear if they planned to release more results.

In Las Vegas, Gloria said he would be holding daily 10 a.m. news conferences until all ballots were counted, including provisional ballots that were cast by voters taking advantage of same-day registration, electronic ballots sent to overseas voters or for disabled voters.

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