US Elections: Joe Biden wins Michigan; needs 6 more votes to gain victory

Arhama AltafWeb Editor

05th Nov, 2020. 09:54 am
US Election 2020

The counting of all electoral votes completed in Michigan for US Presidential Elections and Democrat Joe Biden is just six votes away from his victory.

According to US media, Joe Biden has won the state of Michigan and Democratic nominee adds 16 electoral votes to his column in the presidential race.

Joe Biden leads the race for the presidency with 253 electoral votes. President Trump has 213 electoral votes

The win gives Biden 264 electoral votes. Having further votes from the remaining states would let him reach 270 electoral votes and he would be president-elect. He only needs more six electoral votes to be the President replacing Donald Trump.

On the other hand, the now President, Donald Trump still needs 56 electoral votes to gain the victory as he took 214 votes until now.

US Elections 2020 – Vote Count

US Elections 2020

The decision of 60 electoral votes from 5 states is still remaining. Trump’s campaign is considering taking legal action in Arizona and Nevada as votes are still being counted, media reports said.

There are still about 20,000 mail-in ballots to be counted in Georgia’s Fulton County.

In one of the biggest upsets of the 2016 election, Trump won Michigan by just under 11,000 votes. The Great Lakes State had not voted for a Republican in a presidential election since 1988.

On Wednesday, Joe Biden won in Wisconsin by 20,697 votes. 45% results had been announced so far In Alaska, Trump had a lead of more than 51,000 votes over Joe Biden 95% results in Alaska.

In Georgia, Trump had a lead of more than 81,000 votes over Joe Biden. North Carolina had 15 electoral votes and it has reported 94% results.

President Trump leads with more than 76,000 votes in North Carolina.

However, Pennsylvania had 20 electoral votes with 64% results as Trump leads in Pennsylvania by 461,000 votes over Joe Biden.

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