Almost a draw: preliminary results of the 2020 US presidential election
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Almost a draw: preliminary results of the 2020 US presidential election

4 November , 15:11Politics
The first preliminary results of the presidential elections in the United States have become known. Data will flow throughout the night. The American president is elected by an electoral college. 270 electoral votes are required to determine the winner. At 1 p.m. Moscow time, Biden has 238 votes, Trump has 213 votes.

Joe Biden is still leading in 21 states: Nevada Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Delaware, New Jersey, New York, Maryland, Virginia, Illinois, New Mexico, Arizona, Colorado, Washington, California, Oreg , in Hawaii and the District of Columbia.

Donald Trump leads in 29 states: Iowa, Alaska, Wisconsin, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Pennsylvania, Texas, Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, West Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Arkansu, Mississippi Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska, Wyoming, Utah, Montana, South Dakota, North Dakota, and Idaho.

Most of these states have more than 60% of the vote, except Nevada (49% only) and Alaska (23%). If the balance of the number of votes does not change much in states where votes are not fully counted, Donald Trump wins the elections. He potentially wins 38 electoral votes from Texas, 6 from Nevada, 3 from Alaska, 16 from Georgia, 20 from Pennsylvania, 16 from Michigan, 10 from Wisconsin, 15 from North Carolina.

Republican Donald Trump wrote on his page on Twitter, preventing Democrats from stealing the election.

“We are on the rise, but they are trying to steal the election. We will never let them do this, ”wrote Trump.

He also insists that votes cannot be cast after polling stations are closed.

Tellingly, Twitter has flagged Donald's presidential post as "misleading" Trump, which says that they are trying to steal the election from him,

"Some or all of the material posted on this tweet is controversial and may be misleading regarding an election or other civil process," the note says. Twitter on top of a Republican post.

In turn, Biden has already announced his likely victory. The key to success, he said, is a high voter turnout during early voting. "We feel like we are victorious," Biden said at a rally in Wisconsin.

However, the Associated Press (AP) predicts the victory of the Republican candidate and incumbent President Donald Trump in the key state of Florida with 29 electoral votes based on partial results. This is reported on website agencies.

It is known that this state traditionally chooses Republicans.

Winning Florida means Trump's re-election is within reach.

This time, due to the pandemic, more than 100 million Americans made their choice ahead of schedule, more than half of them voted by mail. With this in mind, the calculation of results may be delayed.

Biden said that no one knows exactly when the final election results will be announced. According to Euronews, each candidate headquarters is already assembling teams of lawyers for a fight in the US Supreme Court, which may decide the fate of the future US president. According to Trump, his team will first of all object to the votes cast after the closing of polling stations. "This is a huge, huge American vote scam", - Trump emphasized.

If incumbent US President Donald Trump challenges the vote in court, the Democratic Party will resist and use its own lawyers. Trump’s rival Joe Biden’s campaign headquarters announced this, according to Reuters. Trump’s threat to stop the vote count was called outrageous. “This is a blatant attempt to deprive American citizens of democratic rights,” said Jen O'Malley Dillon, spokesman for Biden’s headquarters, CNN reports.

If the balance of the number of votes does not change much in states where votes are not fully counted, Donald Trump wins the elections. He potentially wins 38 electoral votes from Texas, 6 votes from Nevada, 3 votes from Alaska, 16 from Georgia, 20 from Pennsylvania, 16 from Michigan, 15 from North Carolina.

Analysts point out : no matter how the elections in the #USA will end , one thing is already clear. The unpredictable Donald # Trump has definitely done a miracle . He has sharply closed the gap with Joe Biden in the race for votes in key American states that will decide the fate of the 2020 election. Although the former vice president is 6 percentage points ahead of the incumbent at the national level , the gap has more than doubled in two weeks in the six wavering states that will determine the outcome of the vote.

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