President-elect Joe Biden holds up his son Hunter's hand, as they and vice president-elect Kamala Harris and their families celebrate onstage in Wilmington, Delaware. Photo: Reuters President-elect Joe Biden holds up his son Hunter's hand, as they and vice president-elect Kamala Harris and their families celebrate onstage in Wilmington, Delaware. Photo: Reuters
President-elect Joe Biden holds up his son Hunter's hand, as they and vice president-elect Kamala Harris and their families celebrate onstage in Wilmington, Delaware. Photo: Reuters

US election 2020: Joe Biden edges Donald Trump, secures electoral votes to become next president

  • Democrat Joe Biden is reported to have secured 290 electoral votes compared with 214 for Republican President Donald Trump, with 270 needed for victory
  • Former vice-president Biden also secured 51 per cent of the popular vote compared to 48 for Trump and will be confirmed as the 46th US president in January

Topic |   US Presidential Election 2020
President-elect Joe Biden holds up his son Hunter's hand, as they and vice president-elect Kamala Harris and their families celebrate onstage in Wilmington, Delaware. Photo: Reuters President-elect Joe Biden holds up his son Hunter's hand, as they and vice president-elect Kamala Harris and their families celebrate onstage in Wilmington, Delaware. Photo: Reuters
President-elect Joe Biden holds up his son Hunter's hand, as they and vice president-elect Kamala Harris and their families celebrate onstage in Wilmington, Delaware. Photo: Reuters
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