Tuesday afternoon, Democratic Vice Presidential candidate Kamala D. Harris wound down her campaign in Detroit, Michigan, in an attempt to turn out the vote in a key battleground state.

“So I’m back in Michigan and in Detroit, because I just, first of all, wanted to thank you. I know folks are standing in line for a long time, I know if you’re out here, you are a leader in your family and your community in your neighborhood. And I just want to thank you. So, listen. The decision about who will be the next president of the United States, you are going to make,” Harris said.

“You will make that decision. You know, in Michigan, the last election for president in 2016, the outcome of that election was decided, on average, by two votes per precinct in Michigan. Two votes. Can you imagine: if each of us just pulled out another two people to make sure they voted today, I could determine who will be the next president of the United States of America.”

At least 100.8 million people, a record, voted early in the presidential election between President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden as voters head to the polls on Election Day. The numbers are according to the U.S. Elections Project, which tracks early voting and mail-in ballots returns in states. The tally crossed the 100 million milestone Tuesday morning. 35 million in-person early votes and 65 million ballots cast by mail. The number is expected to grow as more votes cast before Tuesday are publicized by states.

3,912,819 people have voted early in Georgia, according to the U.S. Elections Project, translating to 56.5% of the registered electorate.

Meanwhile, Joe Biden greeted over 100 supporters at a canvass kickoff on a residential street in the West Oak neighborhood of Philadelphia around 2:45 PM.

“From the time I started as a US Senator, Philadelphia has brought me to the dance!” he said. Loads of supporters were packed in the blocked-off side street and a handful were standing across the street in (presumably) their front yards with Biden signs and yelling supportive things to him.

“Turnout’s been incredible,” he continued, pointing to an expected 150 million votes that could be cast in this election. “Look: The country is ready. We’re going to have more people come this year than any time in American history.”

Biden also gave a shoutout to female voters by highlighting that “54% of the vote is women, I’ll tell you what.”

Harris is expected to join Biden in Delaware on Election Night. President Trump has said he will declare himself the winner of the contest at midnight. However, in states like Pennsylvania, ballots cast on Election Day are counted first, then mail-in ballots afterward (including military ballots).

“Well, I don’t know. I don’t know,” Biden explained when asked about his confidence heading into tonight. “For example, if Florida came in by 1 it’s over. Done. If Florida doesn’t come in and what happens is the early vote occurs in some other states, I think we’re going to do well in them and we’re going to re-establish that ‘blue wall,’ I feel good about that. Just so uncertain. Look – you can’t think of an election in the recent past where so many states are up for grabs. The idea I’m in play in Texas, Georgia, North Carolina, Florida, I mean come on.”

Democratic vice presidential candidate, Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., speaks after visiting the This Is the Place Monument, Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020, in Salt Lake City. The monument commemorates the end of the westward journey of Mormon pioneers to Utah as well as early explorers of the West. (AP Photo / Patrick Semansky)

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