On what grounds is taking legal action in Wisconsin, Michigan, Georgia ...

America's presidential election is moving towards its nerve-shredding conclusion and hinges on a few battleground states where counting continues.

's possible paths to reelection are closing up quickly as narrow Joe Biden victories put him within touching distance of the White House.

But the President has made clear he will go down fighting and has filed a series of lawsuits alleging election malpractice.

He is suing in Michigan, Georgia and Pennsylvania and demanding a recount in Wisconsin after Biden squeaked out razor-thin win.

Scroll down for a run-down of the legal wrangling hopes will still clinch him victory.  

Michigan - stop votes being counted and review ballots

Called for Biden with 99 per cent of ballots counted 

Donald yesterday filed a lawsuit in the battleground state of Michigan seeking to halt vote-counting and review counted ballots.

Campaign manager Bill Stepien said Republicans had not been given 'meaningful access to numerous counting locations to observe the opening of ballots and the counting process'.

He claims this violates state law and the campaign has filed a suit with the Michigan Court of Claims. 

It demands counting is stopped until campaign poll-watchers are allowed to observe, while also asking to review the ballots already counted.  

Michigan's Attorney General Dana Nessel reacted to the statement saying no suit has yet been served, but insisted the elections had been 'conducted transparently, with access provided for both political parties and the public'. 

Tensions were palpable at Detroit's main absentee vote counting centre as police blockaded election challengers from entering the hall, which had reached capacity.

Michigan has been called for Biden with 99 per cent of ballots counted

Michigan has been called for Biden with 99 per cent of ballots counted

Tensions were palpable at Detroit's main absentee vote counting centre as police blockaded election challengers from entering the hall, which had reached capacity

Tensions were palpable at Detroit's main absentee vote counting centre as police blockaded election challengers from entering the hall, which had reached capacity

Georgia - secure and account for late mail-in ballots

Too early to call. ahead by 0.5 points with 98 per cent of ballots counted 

President and the Georgia Republican Party have filed a lawsuit against election officials in Chatham County, asking a judge to order all late ballots be secured and accounted for. 

It was filed after a Republican observer claims to have witnessed mail-in ballots which arrived after the 7pm deadline added to a pile of lawful votes to be counted.

Sean Pumphry, a registered GOP poll-watcher, said he saw 53 unprocessed ballots added to processed ones.

In the GOP's 14-page lawsuit to the superior court of Chatham County, which includes the city of Savannah, he claims: 'In accordance with my training and experience the actions taken by poll workers do not comply with Georgia law’s safeguards to insure

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