Biden Elected President of the United States
Joe Biden has been elected as the 46th president of the United States of America.
After days of vote counting, one of the post contentious elections in American history is finally over.
Biden has won the state of Pennsylvania giving him 284 electoral college votes. Donald Trump trailed at 214. These numbers are according to the Associated Press. A candidate needs 270 electoral college votes to win.
From here, 538 members of the Electoral College will elect a new president.
The winner of the 2020 presidential election is scheduled to be inaugurated on January 20, 2021.
This is the first presidential election in which both major candidates are over 70.
So far Biden has 50.6% of the vote totalling 74,847,834 votes. Trump has 47.7% with 70,591,531 votes.
Kamala Harris will become the Vice President.
Joseph Biden served as the 47th vice president of the United States in the Obama administration from 2009 to 2017.
He was born November 20, 1942.
Biden served as a United States senator for Delaware from 1973 to 2009.
Raised in Scranton, Pennsylvania, and New Castle County, Delaware, Biden studied at the University of Delaware before earning his law degree from Syracuse University in 1968.
Biden was re-elected to the Senate six times and was the fourth-most senior senator when he resigned to serve as Barack Obama's vice president after they won the 2008 presidential election.