According to CNN, Biden has 306 votes, while his rival Donald Trump has 232 votes.
Some states are still voting, but Biden has already received the required number of votes. Further, Congress approved the vote, and on January 6, the official results will be announced. On January 20, the inauguration ceremony will take place in Washington, during which the 78-year-old representative of the Democratic Party, Biden, will take office as the 46th president of the United States.
Joe Biden himself called the electoral vote "a clear victory." He recalled that it was 306 electoral votes that Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence received in 2016.
- At the time, President Trump called the number of electors he was elected "devastating." By his own standards, these results were a clear victory at the time, and I allow myself to assume that they are the same now - Biden said in a live NBC News.
He added that Trump's attempts to challenge the vote have exhausted themselves.
- The will of the people of the United States took over. The electoral college vote in the United States should be respected, not attacked, Biden said.
According to AR, Biden managed to overcome the threshold required to win when the electoral votes in the state of California were taken into account.
On the eve it was reported that the second procedure for presidential elections began in the United States - the voting of electors.