Democratic challenger Joe Biden, says it isn’t his vicinity or incumbent President Donald Trump’s vicinity to declare the winner of Tuesday election.
Biden, who spoke live from Wilmington, Delaware on Tuesday night, stated it is the place of the American human beings to claim their next president thru the ballots.
He said, “We understand this is gonna pass lengthy but who is aware of if it’s miles gonna move longer. But we experience top about where we are. We trust we’re on course to win this election.
“We recognize because beyond president’s early votes, the mailing votes is going to take a while. We gonna must be affected person until the hard paintings of counting votes is finished, until every vote is counted. But we’re feeling excellent approximately wherein we’re.
“It’s not my region or Donald Trump’s place to claim the winner of this election. That’s the decision of the American humans. But I am positive about this outcome.”
Already, polls are gradually final across the US and a protracted night time of awaiting results lies beforehand.
The first consequences are trickling in, with US media projecting wins for the Republican incumbent to date in 13 states which includes Indiana, Kentucky, Oklahoma, Tennessee and West Virginia — all states he received in 2016.
Democratic challenger Joe Biden has captured eleven states together with his home nation Delaware and big prize New York, plus the USA capital Washington. As with Trump, to date, all states claimed by Biden were received by way of Democrat Hillary Clinton in 2016.
So a long way, that offers Biden 126 electoral votes and Trump 89. The magic variety is 270. Observers assume the hotly contested race for the White House to come back all the way down to a handful of key battleground states.