Watch the overnight story of the US election as told by ITV News
In a dramatic and ongoing US presidential election, ITV News brings you the story so far.
By Wednesday, the outcome remained unclear, despite both Donald Trump and Joe Biden having claimed they are winning.
Addressing supporters in Delaware, Mr Biden said: "Keep the faith. We're going to win".
To which Mr Trump, speaking just after 7.20am UK time - 2.20am in Washington - respnded with the the extraordinary and unfounded claim that the vote had been a "massive fraud".