Presidential elections in US – Joe Biden and Donald Trump

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Presidential elections in US

The US presidential elections have become the hot news not only in America but in the rest of the world. The world keenly awaits for the results of these elections. Here are some updates about the US presidential results. US constitution allows any person who is at least 35 years old and has nationality of America for past 14 years to run for the president seat.

Presidential elections in US – Results

Presidential elections in US

This time more than 1,000 candidates have applied for it but mainly the war is between Joe Biden and Donald Trump.

Donald trump vs Joe Biden

Donald trump

Trump is the 45th and current president of America. Before entering’s into presidency he was a businessman. His political positions have been described as populist, protectionist and nationalist. He belongs to the Republican political party. He entered the presidential race in 2016 and won against Hillary Clinton.

Joe Biden

Joe Biden is the 47th and the former vice president of America in Obama’s administration from 2009-2017. He belongs to the Democratic political party. He was a long time member and eventually chairman of Senate Foreign Relation Committee.

Americans choose between Donald trump and Joe Biden

In US presidential elections, any candidate whose age is 18 can vote. According to US law voting is done on Tuesday after 1st Monday of November. Voting is done either by going to the poling station or formerly voting via email.

total electoral votes in us

The winner is not directly selected rather voters chose electoral in the electoral college, who than choses the president. There are total 538 electors and a winner needs 270 to win the presidency.

winning the electoral vote in a presidential race requires

Once elections are over, the electors meet again in December to check the results. Any person with 270 votes would win but there could also be a 269-269 tie between both parties. In this situation, a newly elected House of Representatives would decide the winner for the seat of presidency on January, 6 with each state voting as a unit as written in the 12th amendment of US constitution.