The results of the US presidential election in 2020 are preliminary determined! Democratic candidate Joe Biden won Pennsylvania and Nevada, winning more than 270 electoral votes, beating current presidential and Republican candidate Donald Trump to win the election on July 7, local time.
Twitter has revised Biden’s certification to read: US president-elect. Biden tweeted his victory message: “it’s a great honor for the United States to choose me to lead this great country. It’s a tough job, but I promise you: I’ll be the president of all Americans, whether you vote for me or not. I will keep that faith. “
According to the associated press, Fox News and politico website, Biden has won 290 electoral votes, while trump has 214.
CNN, the New York Times and the Washington Post counted that Biden had 279 electoral votes, while trump still had 214.
The difference between the two statistical results is in Arizona, which has 11 electoral votes. At present, the state’s billing progress has reached 90%. Biden obtained 1627902 votes (49.57%), trump got 1606714 votes (48.93%), Biden led by about 20000 votes.
In terms of the total number of votes, as of 19:00 U.S. Eastern time on the 7th (8:00 Beijing time), Biden obtained 74991167 popular votes (with a vote rate of 50.6%) and trump received 70671260 trump votes (47.7%).
There are 538 electoral votes in the U.S. general election, and 270 of them can be elected.
Camara Harris, Biden’s running mate and Democratic vice presidential candidate, tweeted a video in which she called Biden: “we did it! Joe, you will be the next president of the United States Biden then forwarded the tweet.
Earlier, Biden on social media called on people to put aside their differences and move towards unity. According to reports, he plans to address the American people at 20:00 U.S. Eastern time on the 7th (9:00 on the 8th Beijing time).
Trump, on the other hand, insists that he is the winner of the election and continues to blame fraud in the election. But several of his tweets were labeled “this one is controversial about the content of the election.”.
Shortly after the news of Biden’s victory was announced, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, French President Marcon, Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau and German Chancellor Angela Merkel all over the world congratulated Biden and Harris through Twitter. They mentioned that “the American people have made their choice.”.
British Prime Minister Johnson congratulated Biden on his election as president of the United States and on Harris’s “historic achievement”. Johnson also pointed out that the United States is an important ally of the United Kingdom, “I very much look forward to close cooperation between the two countries on common priorities such as climate change, trade and security.”
French President marcelon also congratulated Biden on his victory: “the American people have elected their president. Congratulations to Biden and Harris.” “We still have a lot of work to do to overcome the existing challenges,” marklon added. Let’s work together
Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau wrote: “congratulations to Joe Biden and camara Harris. Our two countries are close friends, partners and allies. We have a unique relationship on the world stage. I’m really looking forward to working with you and making progress in our relations. “
German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s spokesman Stefan Sebei tweeted Merkel’s congratulations on Biden’s victory. Merkel said, “Congratulations! The American people have made their decision. Biden became the 46th president of the United States. I sincerely wish him good luck and success. “
“I look forward to working with President Biden, and transatlantic friendship is essential if we are to meet the major challenges of our time,” Merkel said
Greek Prime Minister kiriakos mizotakis, Maltese Prime Minister Robert Abela, Zimbabwean President Emerson, London mayor Sadik Khan, chief minister of Scotland Nicolas sturgeon, and Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo expressed their congratulations to Biden and Harris through Twitter.
Former U.S. presidents Clinton and Obama, both of whom belong to the Democratic Party, also tweeted congratulations to Biden and Harris.
“The United States has said that democracy has won,” Clinton said. Now we have an elected president and an elected vice president who will serve us and bring us together. I wish Joe Biden and Kamala Harris a great victory
“Biden has all the conditions to be president, and he has done it. When he takes office in January next year, he will face a series of unprecedented challenges – epidemic, unequal economic justice, a precarious democracy and a climate on the brink of law.”.
At the end of the statement, Obama thanks everyone who has worked for Biden’s campaign.