Update: Sen. Mark Kelly continues his lead over Blake Masters. New results are expected Thursday night. Read the latest here.
After seeing a double-digit lead against Republican rival Blake Masters shrink, Sen. Mark Kelly gained some ground on Wednesday as election officials continued to tally votes.
With control of the U.S. Senate effectively riding on the race’s result, Kelly’s advantage had dwindled to mid-single digits on Wednesday, with more ballots dropped off on Election Day still to be counted.
He added about 7,000 votes to his lead on Wednesday evening after Maricopa County officials released results from about 60,000 votes counted.
Unofficial results showed Kelly, D-Ariz., led in early votes by about 18 percentage points. But Masters led Kelly in ballots cast at polling sites…
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