- 6 Nov 2020 4:16 AM GMT
With the counting still on in many states, former Vice-President Joe Biden has nearly closed the gap with Trump in terms of vote count in Pennsylvania and Georgia where the latter earlier had a comfortable lead.
Experts state that there are still 14,000 ballots left to be counted in Georgia, which could very well put Biden in the lead in the southern state.
- 5 Nov 2020 11:53 AM GMT
Reports that the number of votes for Democratic candidate Joe Biden in Michigan suspiciously jumped by more than 130,000 on Tuesday morning spread online as ballots continued to be counted. The apparent jump in votes was caused by human error when a zero was accidentally added as votes were being tallied. The mistake was quickly fixed, but a real-time report by an independent analyst fed claims of fraud online.
- 5 Nov 2020 11:46 AM GMT
Online rumours suggest that voters in Arizona were instructed to use Sharpie pens to fill out their ballots to make them illegible. However, election officials have refuted this claim and said that use of Sharpies will not invalidate the ballot, and that voters could also bring their own pens.
- 5 Nov 2020 8:41 AM GMT
Which way will Arizona, Nevada, Pennsylvania & Georgia likely swing? How close can this Presidential race possibly become and what happens to the states Donald Trump has now sued? We take a closer look at the 4 key states that will close a historic voting year with BOOM's H R Venkatesh.
- 5 Nov 2020 3:21 AM GMT
As the elections come to a highly competitive end, with Joe Biden taking a clear lead, President Donald Trump's campaign has filed lawsuits in three different states - Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania.
Trump had early lead in all three states, which were slowly taken over by Biden as early votes by mail-in ballots were being counted well beyond Election Night. His campaign has also asked for votes to be recounted in Wisconsin, while asking for counting to stop in Pennsylvania.
- 5 Nov 2020 3:15 AM GMT
Joe Biden is at the cusp of winning the elections, after an intense battle in Wisconsin and Michigan, both of which he won with extremely slim margins. As of now, CNN is yet to call these states - Alaska, Arizona, Georgia, North Carolina, Nevada, Pennsylvania.
The state of Pennsylvania, where votes are still being counted, saw Biden close the gap with Trump on a vote margin of more than 12 %. Pennsylvania's secretary of state said yesterday that it may take days before most of the remaining ballots are counted.
- 4 Nov 2020 3:02 PM GMT
Have social media giants learned their lesson from 2016 elections to combat fake news and misinformation rampant on social media? BOOM's Archis Chowdhury & H R Venkatesh discuss the role of fact checkers in the American elections, the mail-in ballots controversy and how fake news has plagued the US Presidential Elections.
- 4 Nov 2020 3:00 PM GMT
As the American presidency race intensifies with Donald Trump and Joe Biden battling it out furiously in battleground states, these swing states will once again decide the winner of US Elections 2020. Election Enthusiast Arun Giri analyses the most important trends & number.