“We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world.” — Helen Keller
It goes without saying that last night was not the smooth sailing to victory that we had hoped for. We knew it was going to be close — we just didn’t think it would be this close. Right now, we need more information so we’re going to need to be patient while the process plays out.
That said, Joe Biden is on track to win this election and be the next president of the United States. By later this afternoon, we expect Joe will have the leads in the states that will put him over 270 electoral votes. We’re still counting but we know that he’ll have more votes than any presidential candidate in history.
So . . . keep the faith.
IN THE NEWS
Biden’s chances of defeating Trump improve
Joe Biden’s chances of defeating Trump improved in the early hours of Wednesday morning, but vote-counting continues in several key states that would decide the presidency. Biden’s prospects looked strong in Michigan and Wisconsin, with him in the lead. The Associated Press has called Arizona for Biden. If he wins those three and holds Nevada — where the margin is very close — he will have 270 electoral college votes and be the next president.
Biden campaign believes election is “moving to a conclusion in our favor”
The Biden campaign believes they will ultimately secure the votes needed to reach the 270 electoral votes required to win the presidency and that it will become clear in the coming days.
Biden is now projected to receive more votes for president than any other candidate in U.S. history
The news follows reports on Tuesday night that the 2020 election was shaping up to have the highest voter turnout since 1908, when 65 percent of eligible Americans voted, The New York Times reports. The country was on track for around 160 million votes this year, which would put the eligible turnout rate at around 67 percent.
Pennsylvania and Wisconsin governors attack Trump after he baselessly claimed victory and suggested that election officials should stop counting votes
“An election doesn’t end when an elected official says they won—it ends when every vote has been counted,” Gov. Tony Evers tweeted.
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