Democratic nominee Joe Biden is pulling clear of his incumbent Republican Donald Trump with 264 to 214 electoral votes.
A late burst of votes in Michigan and Wisconsin gave Biden a small lead in those states, but it was still too early to call the race.
A contested result and prolonged uncertainty is seen as the most bearish outcome for oil and markets in general.
Even before Tuesday, the 2020 campaign saw a historic number of lawsuits across dozens of states.
In October, nearly 200,000 new child Covid-19 cases were reported in the country.
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Vote tabulations routinely continue beyond Election Day, and states largely set the rules for when the count has to end.