US Election 2020: Results and exit poll in charts
Results have begun appearing across the US and all focus is on the important battleground states that will decide the election.
Tight races prevail in Florida, Texas, Pennsylvania, Ohio, and North Carolina.
Exit polls data is showing voters’ priorities and an indication of how demographic groups have cast their ballots.
According to BBC, figures are updated throughout election night but current estimates suggest the proportion of total voters who are white has fallen by six percentage points in 2016, while remaining the largest group by ethnicity.
An exit poll conducted by Edison Research says that four out of 10 voters nationally think the handling of the coronavirus pandemic in the US is “going very badly”.
According to the data published by Reuters, Mr. Biden had the edge with women voters by 57% to 42%, with black voters (87% to 11%), with under-29-year-olds (64% to 33%) and among voters with or without a college degree.
Mr. Trump appeared to hold the advantage with over 65-year-olds (51% to 48%).
A third of voters mentioned the economy as the issue with most concerned them.
National exit polls in charts
As per the initial results, Democrat Joe Biden’s Electoral Vote is 139 whereas Republican Trump’s votes are 116 so far.
CNN reported that Biden’s victory in Illinois won 20 electoral votes.
On the contrary, Trump also managed to get 6 votes from the state of Ottawa
Donald Trump leads in Kansas State with 6 electoral votes, US media
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