Joe Biden has been projected to be the next US President, according to news networks, after he was projected to win the Pennsylvania. Find the latest updates on the 2020 US Presidential Elections on BOOM's live blog.
Updated On: 2020-11-07T23:20:48+05:30
- 7 Nov 2020 5:50 PM GMT
From Monday, incumbent President Donald Trump has stated that he will initiate litigation against the results, according to a statement released by his campaign. This is the latest sign that he is showing no sign that he will concede. Earlier, Joe Biden won Pennsylvania to be projected as the next US president.
- 7 Nov 2020 4:32 PM GMT
Polls in the United States have projected that Joe Biden has been elected its 46th president. This projection came in after most polls projected a win for Biden in crucial state of Pennsylvania. He now has 273 electoral college votes, more than the 270 required.
- 6 Nov 2020 3:01 PM GMT
Elections analytics firm Decision Desk HQ projected Biden winning the 20 electoral votes from Pennsylvania, where he took lead after days of counting, and named him the next president of the United States.
- 6 Nov 2020 12:55 PM GMT
Trump has been alleging voter fraud and asking for the stopping of new ballots to be accepted. But what is the cut-off date for ballot reception?
Seems like every state has its own rules, and some states do receive ballots after election day, as long as they're postmarked on that day or before.
Read our story to know more.
- 6 Nov 2020 9:55 AM GMT
While it is still too close to call, Trump has lost his lead in vote share in Georgia by 1000 votes, as reported by CNN. A large number of absentee ballots were counted throughout Wednesday night in Fulton County - home to the state's capital Atlanta.
- 6 Nov 2020 8:05 AM GMT
Despite Trump leading in Wisconsin throughout Election Day, Biden seems to have taken the lead. This led to widespread rumours of votes being fraudulently added in Biden's name.
However, these rumours were fact checked by AFP who found that late counting of absentee ballots from a largely Democratic city of Milwaukee was behind this sudden surge of Biden votes. Read their fact check here.
- 6 Nov 2020 5:53 AM GMT
After being silent for a day since the Election Night speech, Trump addressed the nation again on Thursday evening, and made a number of false claims regarding voter fraud.
NBC News made a list of such false claims and fact checked them. Read their story here.