(WRIC/AP/ABC News) — As of this morning Vice President Joe Biden has 69,543,071 votes tallied for him so far, breaking the record of most votes for any U.S. presidential candidate.
In 2008, then-candidate Barack Obama made history by winning 69,498,516 total votes, according to the Federal Election Commission.
However, the votes are still being counted with seven states still to close to call.
UPDATE: As of 8 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 7, Biden has 74,811,378 votes, according to the Associated Press.
Information from ABC News and the AP was used in this story.