Former Vice President Joe Biden wins the Presidential election


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Joe Biden is the winner of the 2020 US presidential election.

According to the The Associated Press, as of Nov. 7, 2020, at 11:25 a.m., former Vice President Joe Biden has officially won the United States 2020 presidential election.

Joe Biden was awarded victory shortly after Pennsylvania officially finished counting their votes. In Pennsylvania the vote was extremely close, as according to the The Associated Press, there were 3,311,448 votes for current U.S. President Donald Trump and 3,345,906 votes for Biden.

Shortly following Pennsylvania, Nevada also officially finished counting their votes at 12:30 p.m., on Nov. 7, 2020. According to the The Associated Press, Nevada end with 616,905 votes for Trump and 642,604 for Biden.

Due to Pennsylvania and Nevada, Biden was awarded victory with 290 electoral votes. as of Nov. 7, 2020, at 11:25 a.m, Trump has 214 electoral votes.

As of Nov. 7, 2020, at 11:25 a.m., Alaska, North Carolina and Georgia are still counting their votes. As of Nov. 7, 2020, at 11:25 a.m., North Carolina and Alaska are red leaning while Georgia is blue leaning. Due to this recent development is unknown when these states will finish counting their votes, however no matter the outcome in these states, there is no longer enough electoral votes for Trump to receive his second term or force a tie.

Trump will remain in presidency until the presidential inauguration, which will occur on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021.

It is currently unknown how this result will affect the reminder of Trump’s presidency.

More information will be added to this article as it is received.