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US election 2020 results and reactions live: Biden victory speech as president-elect | Trump


Presidential Election 2020: Joe Biden elected 46th President of the US

Current Electoral College votes per candidate (270 to win):

Joe Biden: 290
Donald Trump: 214

Joe Biden will be the 46th President of the United States after his victory was today called by all major American networks

– Biden makes first address as President Elect: “I pledge to be a President who seeks not to divide, but to unify. Who doesn’t see Red and Blue states, but a United States.”

– News sparks scenes of celebration in cities across the country, most notably in Democrat-leaning areas like New York, Washington DC and Philadelphia

– Biden to give Trump time before he pushes forward on transition. Trump says it’s far from over, refuses to concede and sites unspecified pending lawsuits

– Biden has now won both Pennsylvania (20) and Nevada (6). Biden is also up by 7,248 votes in Georgia, where a mandatory recount will happen. Along with AP we have called Arizona (11) for Biden, though many agencies say too close to call, not that it matters; without Arizona Biden’s current electoral college total is still 279

– Congratulations pour in for Joe Biden, President-elect. Including cautious commendation from Barack Obama, who said “Enjoy this moment. Then stay engaged”

– Celebrities like Miley Cyrus, LeBron James and Beyonce celebrate Biden’s win. 

-Trump’s fellow Republicans split between supporting his lack of conceit or congratulating Democrats’ win

– CNN project Trump wins one additional electoral vote in Maine, one of two states that splits its Electoral College votes

– White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows has tested positive for covid-19, and Ja’Ron Smith resigned before news broke of Biden’s win

– In 27 states there have been more coronavirus cases announced in the past week than in any other seven-day stretch since the pandemic began



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