As of Tuesday night, Biden had gained more than 80,011,000 votes, whereas President Donald Trump had more than 73,800,000. The President’s votes make him the candidate to win the second-highest variety of well-liked votes in American historical past.
Biden has gained 306 electoral votes, whereas Trump has 232. 200 and seventy electoral votes are wanted to turn out to be president.
Individuals voted by mail in file numbers this yr to shield themselves from publicity to coronavirus in the midst of a world pandemic, and consultants had warned for months that there can be a prolonged vote rely that would lengthen for days following Election Day.
The brand new file set by Biden reinforces his decisive win over Trump, who has but to concede the election whilst his administration has began the formal presidential transition course of after the Basic Companies Administration acknowledged the win on Monday.
Plenty of states have began certifying their election outcomes, together with Pennsylvania and Nevada, each of which accomplished their certification on Tuesday.
Tuesday’s certifications adopted a dramatic assembly on Monday of Michigan’s state election board, which additionally voted to certify election outcomes for Biden after one of many board’s two Republican members determined to abstain.