Biden officially recognized as winner of U.S. presidential election

Source : 112 Ukraine

He got the victory in 25 states and the District of Columbia, receiving 306 votes
10:41, 15 December 2020

U.S. President-elect Joe Biden
The Texas Tribune

On December 14, members of the Track Electoral College started casting votes for the President of the United States across the country. This was reported by CNN.

Joe Biden was declared the winner in 25 states and the District of Columbia, gaining 306 votes. Donald Trump won in 25 states, receiving 232 votes. At the moment, only the results of the vote in Hawaii remain to be unknown.

Ballots must be delivered to Washington by December 23. They will be counted at a joint meeting of the House of Representatives and Senate on January 6.

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Meanwhile, Republican leaders of U.S. Congress rejected a resolution that asserted that Joe Biden is president-elect.

Their decision prevented the inaugural committee from publicly accepting Biden's upcoming inauguration.

As we reported earlier, Joe Biden and Kamala Harris have been named Time magazine’s person (persons) of the year for 2020.

The Democratic pair beat three other finalists: chief US infectious disease specialist Dr. Anthony Fauci, the racial justice movement, and President Donald Trump, who lost the White House race.

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