Biden beating Trump as counting of votes begins in US election

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Democratic Joe Biden is leading in both ad popular votes as votes are being counted across U.S. in 2020 elections held , November 3, 2020.


As at 5:30 a.m. Nigerian Time on Wednesday, Biden had won 209 votes and 55,618,102 popular votes while incumbent President Republican Party had garnered 120 votes and 54,423,877 popular votes.


A candidate needs to gain at least 270 electoral votes to win White House – a majority the 538 that are for grabs.


According to a Yahoo News update, the following states have been called for Biden: Vt., Va., Conn., Del., Ill., Md., Mass., N.J., R.I., N.Y., N.M., D.C., Colo., N.H., Calif., Ore., Wash.


On the other hand, the following states have been called for Trump: Ky., W. Va., S.C., Ala., Miss., Tenn., Okla., Ark., Ind., N.D., S.D., Wyo., La., Neb., Kan., Mo., Idaho, Utah