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A man walks through a projected election slogan during protests following the Nov. 3 presidential election in Portland, Or. Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020.
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November 05, 2020 - 10:05 AM

As the U.S. waits for the full results of the presidential election, some protesters have demanded that ballot counting be stopped, while others have taken to the streets to urge that every vote be counted.

In Michigan and Arizona, dozens of supporters of President Donald Trump converged on vote-counting centers as the returns went against him in the two key states Wednesday.

“Stop the count!” they chanted in Detroit. “Stop the steal!” they said in Phoenix.

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Meanwhile, thousands of anti-Trump protesters demanding that officials “count every vote” took to the streets from Philadelphia to Dallas, and beyond. In New York, hundreds paraded past boarded-up luxury stores on Manhattan’s Fifth Avenue, and in Chicago, demonstrators marched through downtown and along a street across the river from Trump Tower.

The protests came as the president insisted without evidence that there were major problems with the voting and the ballot counting and as Republicans filed suit in various states over the election.

People yell as they look through the windows of the central counting board as police were helping to keep others from entering due to overcrowding, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020, in Detroit.
People yell as they look through the windows of the central counting board as police were helping to keep others from entering due to overcrowding, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020, in Detroit.
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A woman listens during a protest after the Nov. 3 elections, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020, in Portland, Ore.
A woman listens during a protest after the Nov. 3 elections, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020, in Portland, Ore.
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Supporters of President Donald Trump protest the Nevada vote in front of the Clark County Election Department, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020, in Las Vegas.
Supporters of President Donald Trump protest the Nevada vote in front of the Clark County Election Department, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020, in Las Vegas.
Image Credit: (AP Photo/John Locher)

Benny De La Vega carries the American flag as he places candles on the words
Benny De La Vega carries the American flag as he places candles on the words "Count Every Vote" marked in chalk on the pavement during a rally at Dallas City Hall to demand all votes be counted on Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020, in Dallas.
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Supporters of President Donald Trump pause for prayer during a rally outside the Maricopa County Recorders Office, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020, in Phoenix.
Supporters of President Donald Trump pause for prayer during a rally outside the Maricopa County Recorders Office, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020, in Phoenix.
Image Credit: (AP Photo/Matt York)

People listen and react to speakers during a count every vote protest at Independence Mall, Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2020, in Philadelphia.
People listen and react to speakers during a count every vote protest at Independence Mall, Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2020, in Philadelphia.
Image Credit: (AP Photo/Michael Perez)

Donna Akers, left, Lucy Cantu, center, and her sister Guadalupe Neidigh participate in a protest organized by Dallas Alliance Against Racist & Political Repression outside Dallas City Hall, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020.
Donna Akers, left, Lucy Cantu, center, and her sister Guadalupe Neidigh participate in a protest organized by Dallas Alliance Against Racist & Political Repression outside Dallas City Hall, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020.
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