US Election Results Live Updates: Even after two days of counting of votes, it’s a close call on who will be next the President of United States.
Even as the counting of votes is underway, the U.S. saw a range of protests from both pro-Trump and anti-Trump groups, with nearly 60 people arrested in Manhattan.
According to CNN, Democratic Presidential nominee Joe Biden is leading the race with 264 seats while incumbent President Donald Trump stands at 214 seats. In the 538-member electoral college, the winner needs 270 seats to be declared as a winner.
Former vice-president Joe Biden has collected 264 electoral votes so far, making him the favourite to become the next president.
Meanwhile, President Donald Trump, trailing in the results, has filed lawsuits in Pennsylvania, Michigan and Georgia.
Trump has Tweeted to stop the vote count. His campaign has already filed legal action in several states to stop counting of votes on grounds of lack of transparency.
All of the recent Biden claimed States will be legally challenged by us for Voter Fraud and State Election Fraud. Plenty of proof – just check out the Media. WE WILL WIN! America First!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 5, 2020
We’re fighting to ensure every last vote is counted across the country — and we need your help to do it. Chip in to the Biden Fight Fund to fuel our election protection efforts: said Joe Biden in a Tweet.
We’re fighting to ensure every last vote is counted across the country — and we need your help to do it. Chip in to the Biden Fight Fund to fuel our election protection efforts: https://t.co/VsuxvtqAFa
— Joe Biden (@JoeBiden) November 5, 2020
While, 12 Indian-Americans, including five women, have won in the state-level elections. This is in addition to the four Indian-Americans elected to the US House of Representatives – Dr Ami Bera, Pramila Jayapal, Ro Khanna and Raja Krishnamoorthi.
US Election Results live updates: With Democrat Joe Biden pushing closer to the 270 Electoral College votes needed to win, incumbent President Donald Trumps campaign has attacked the integrity of the voting process with lawsuits in three key states where the race hasn’t been called and votes are still being counted.
Meanwhile, President Donald Trump’s campaign lost court rulings in the closely-contested states of Georgia and Michigan on Thursday, even as it vowed to bring a new lawsuit challenging what it called voting irregularities in Nevada.