Even as counting within the 2020 US election continues, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has already secured extra votes than another presidential candidate in US historical past, mentioned a report.
Joe Biden has already secured over 70 million votes, which is a document within the US election historical past. (Reuters)
Even as counting within the 2020 US election continues, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has already secured extra votes than another presidential candidate in US historical past, mentioned a report. Joe Biden has even overtaken Barack Obama’s document with over 70 million votes and counting.
As of November 4 (native time), Joe Biden had received over 70.7 million votes, greater than any presidential candidate within the United States, the National Public Radio (NPR) reported. Follow reside updates on US election outcomes
Obama had set the earlier document in 2008 with 69 million votes. Joe Biden has already received over 300,000 extra votes than what Obama received in 2008. Biden surpassed the favored vote document of 69,498,516 set by Obama.
Joe Biden, in a good electoral vote combat to the White House in opposition to incumbent President Donald Trump, is 2.7 million votes forward of the Republican chief within the well-liked vote. His lead is rising as counting picks tempo in key battleground states.
NPR mentioned thousands and thousands of votes are nonetheless being tabulated throughout the nation, together with in California, which has reported 64 per cent of the votes counted.
Trump was additionally nearing Obama’s document with 67.32 million votes as of Wednesday. Given that over 100 million votes had been acquired by means of early voting and mail-in ballots, NBC News reported that there have been not less than 23 million votes nonetheless to be tallied, giving Biden a possibility to additional improve his vote tally.
(With inputs from PTI)