Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden is joined by his operating mate, US Sen. Kamala Harris, as he speaks on the Chase Middle in Wilmington, Delaware, on Wednesday, November 4. “After a protracted evening of counting, it is clear that we’re successful sufficient states to succeed in 270 electoral votes wanted to win the presidency,” Biden mentioned. “I am not right here to declare that now we have received. However I’m right here to report when the depend is completed, we imagine we would be the winners.”

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Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden is joined by his operating mate, US Sen. Kamala Harris, as he speaks on the Chase Middle in Wilmington, Delaware, on Wednesday, November 4. “After a protracted evening of counting, it is clear that we’re successful sufficient states to succeed in 270 electoral votes wanted to win the presidency,” Biden mentioned. “I am not right here to declare that now we have received. However I’m right here to report when the depend is completed, we imagine we would be the winners.”

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President Donald Trump and his Democratic challenger, Joe Biden, stay locked in a detailed battle for the White Home after Election Day got here and went and not using a winner.

As of Wednesday, hundreds of thousands of votes nonetheless wanted to be counted in key battleground states. However that did not cease the President from falsely claiming that he had already received and that fraud was being dedicated. Biden urged endurance as he spoke to his supporters.

Within the months main as much as the election, the candidates had contrasting approaches to how they campaigned throughout a worldwide pandemic.

Beginning in June, Trump held rallies the place massive crowds had been allowed indoors, bodily distancing was not required and masks had been optionally available.

Biden briefly paused in-person campaigning and then ramped up his journey schedule for the ultimate dash. He opted for smaller in-person occasions that adopted Covid-19 security and prevention protocols.