Joe Biden wins US election

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President of the United States Joe Biden

Democratic candidate Joe Biden has won the US presidential election. He will be the 46th President of the United States. Defeated Republican candidate Donald Trump.

Votes

Biden crossed the 270-vote mark required for victory, garnering 20 electoral votes from the state of Pennsylvania. He received a total of 279 votes. He will assume the presidency in January at the age of 78, making him the oldest president in US history. He also holds the record of getting the highest number of votes in this election by getting around 7 crores 4 lakh 50 thousand votes. Trump, who received 214 electoral votes, also received nearly 7 million votes. Now counting not complete.

Vice President Kamala Harris

Vice President, Kamala Harris

Kamala Harris of the Democratic Party has also been elected as the Vice President of the United States. She will be the first woman to be elected to the post and will be the first woman of Asian and African descent to hold the post.

The new president will be sworn in on January 20.

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