Biden Reaches 290 Electoral Votes

Biden Reaches 290 Electoral Votes

Bridget Belden, Writer

Just yesterday (November 7, 2020) Biden won over Pennsylvania and Nevada. With those two states he gained 26 electoral votes, this gave him 290 electoral votes (you only need 270 votes to win) while incumbent President Trump still only has 214 votes.

Incumbent President Trump’s response to Biden reaching 290 electoral votes is that the election is ‘far from over’, and his campaign is currently suing about voting procedures. While Biden has already had a victory speech talking about how he is ready to work to “rebuild the soul of America, to rebuild the backbone of this nation, the middle class and to make America respected around the world again” In his speech he also talks to the people who voted for incumbent President Trump saying, “For all those of you who voted for President Trump, I understand the disappointment tonight. I’ve lost a couple of times myself. But now, let’s give each other a chance,” He continued speaking to them saying, “It’s time to put away the harsh rhetoric, lower the temperature, see each other again, listen to each other again. And to make progress we have to stop treating our opponents as enemies.”

An official announcement of who won the election hasn’t been released, but the numbers say Biden has won and news stations are making predictions for his victory. Although everything seems to be pointing towards Biden’s victory, you wonder what special trick incumbent President Trump has up his sleeve that’s keeping him so confident.

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