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  • US Presidential Elections: Tight competition in race to the White House

    Published on November 6, 2020

    In the cliffhanger Presidential Election in the United States, Democrat Candidate Joe Biden is leading by securing 253 electoral votes so far whereas incumbent President and Republican candidate Donald Trump stands at 213 electoral votes.

    In the 538-member electoral college, the candidate needs to secure at least 270 electoral votes to be declared as the Presidential Elect. Counting of votes is still going on in a few key States like Pennsylvania, Arizona, North Carolina, Nevada and Georgia which will determine the outcome of the US election.

    As per the latest , Democrats are leading in Arizona and Nevada whereas Republicans have maintained their lead in Pennsylvania, Georgia and North Carolina. However, the lead in two key states of Pennsylvania and Georgia is less than even 0.5 per cent.