4 mn read For those who did not use mail-in ballots, people in the United States took to the polls to cast their ballot on 2 November in the 2020 Presidential Elections. Although there are 11 Presidential Candidates, in reality the race was only ever going to be called between two of the candidates: the incumbent President Trump for the Republican Party, and former Vice President Joe Biden for the Democratic Party.
2 mn read President-elect Biden’s victory grants a positive change for the majority of American’s who voted him into office. And with millions celebrating, it is difficult to imagine those left wondering, ‘what’s next?’ But among those wondering, are those in the UK. Amidst a pandemic-struck economy, PM Boris Johnson pushed the UK to rely heavily on a US-UK trade deal during post-Brexit relations.
4 mn read Joe Biden’s victory of becoming the 46th president-elect of the U.S. ignited a variety of reactions across the country. After a long week of anticipating results, Biden won a number of swing states and 20 electoral college votes in Pennsylvania, making him surpass the 270 electoral votes needed to gain the presidency. Democrat Biden received over 70 million votes, making him the first candidate ever to do so. Senator Kamala Harris also made history by becoming the first woman and first Black and South Asian American to serve as vice president of the country.