Democrat Joe Biden has defeated President Donald Trump to become the 46th president of the United States. He crossed 270 Electoral College votes with a win in Pennsylvania.
His victory came after more than three days of uncertainty as election officials sorted through a surge of mail-in votes that delayed the processing of some ballots. Biden crossed 270 Electoral College votes with a win in Pennsylvania.
The Associated Press declared Joe Biden the winner of a grueling campaign for the American presidency four days after elections were held in the country. â€œHe will lead a polarized nation through a historic collision of health, economic and social crises,â€ AP said.
Joe Biden thanked his supporters through a tweet “America, Iâ€™m honored that you have chosen me to lead our great country.
The work ahead of us will be hard, but I promise you this: I will be a President for all Americans â€” whether you voted for me or not. I will keep the faith that you have placed in me”.
The high stakes election was held on November 3