Joe Biden defeats Trump in US 2020 election to become America's 46th president

Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. has been elected as the 46th president of the United States of America, promising to restore political normalcy and a spirit of national unity to confront raging health and economic crises, and making Donald J. Trump a one-term president after four years of tumult in the White House.

In a written statement after networks called the race, Biden, who is expected to address the American people later Saturday, said he was "honored and humbled" by the trust the American people have placed in him.
In the face of unprecedented obstacles, a record number of Americans voted. Proving once again, that democracy beats deep in the heart of America, Biden said.
With the campaign over, it's time to put the anger and the harsh rhetoric behind us and come together as a nation. We are the United States of America. And there's nothing we can't do, if we do it together.
Biden, who turns 78 at the end of this month, will become the oldest president when he is inaugurated in January in the midst of the worst public health emergency in 100 years, the deepest economic slump since the 1930s and a national reckoning on racism and police brutality that is still unresolved.
Supporters poured into the streets across the country to celebrate the President-elect's victory.
His running mate, Sen. Kamala Harris, California also made history as the first woman, the first Black person and the first person of Southeast Asian descent to become vice president.
At 56, she is seen as a leading contender to succeed Biden and try to become the first female U.S. president.
His election will end Trump's tumultuous hold on Washington and condemn the Republican who became the first incumbent to lose re-election in more than a quarter-century since Bush senior in 1992.
A centrist who promises to bring calm to Washington after four turbulent years under Trump, Biden is the oldest man to win the presidency - a position he twice sought unsuccessfully during his long political career, before being elected vice president to Barack Obama in 2008.

Biden's boyhood state of Pennsylvania gave him over the 270 electoral vote threshold and delivered the White House. Trump had held a wide lead over Biden on the night of the election, but as election officials counted hundreds of thousands of mail-in ballots, the race shifted dramatically in Biden's favor, infuriating Trump and his allies, who knew the President's path to the White House was over without the commonwealth. 
Biden currently with 290 Electoral College votes can still increase his tally to over 300 when the remaining states of Nevada and Arizona concludes ballot counting. 
Biden secured his win by recapturing the Midwestern states of Pennsylvania, Michigan and Wisconsin - traditional Democratic territory that Trump had flipped in 2016 with his powerful appeal to white, working class voters.

With Pennsylvania in the bag, Biden has now accumulated 273 out of 538 Electoral College votes, clearing the bar of 270, thereby making it impossible for Trump to get a second term even if he were to win the remaining undeclared states.

Biden was also ahead in Arizona, Nevada and in a near dead heat in Georgia -- a southern state that has not voted for a Democratic presidential candidate since Bill Clinton in 1992 and is now headed for a recount.

Biden also got a record more than 74 million votes.

Biden's profile on Wikipedia has also changed to president elect. 
Former US president, Barrack Obama congratulate his friend and his vice on his victory.
British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson has issued a congratulatory message to the president elect and his vice.

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