According to CNN, with a total of 273 electoral votes, former vice president, Joe Biden, has won the presidential election against standing president, Donald Trump.
November 2nd marked the beginning of another United States election year. Millions of United States citizens cast their ballots to be counted on or by Election Day. On November 5th, CNN reported that Biden was ahead of President Donald Trump by forty electoral votes. The remaining states left to cast their final votes were, Pennsylvania, North Carolina, Georgia, Arizona, Nevada, and Alaska.
On November 7th, Biden officially won the state of Pennsylvania, prompting enough electoral votes to win the election and become president in 2021.
President elect, Joe Biden, officially accepted his election on November 7th. Vice President elect, Kamala Harris, started the evening off with a speech of her own. “You delivered a clear message. You chose hope and unity, decency, science, and yes, truth. You chose Joe Biden as the next president of the United States of America,” said Harris. Biden gave his own speech soon then after stating, “I pledge to be a president who seeks not to divide, but to unify, who doesn’t see red states and blue states, but only sees the United States.”
Kamala Harris is now making history. Not only is Harris the first female vice president to hold office but, she is also the first African-American and Asian- American woman to ever be vice president of the United States.
Note that not all of the votes have been counted as of November 7th. Arizona, Georgia, North Carolina, and Nevada have yet to announce a complete vote number. However, three out of four of those states are leaning blue, meaning a potentially stronger win for presidential elect, Joe Biden.
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