Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden became the first US presidential candidate to receive more than 80 million (eight million) votes. At the same time, Trump has become the second most popular candidate in American history.
Washington, PTI Newly elected President Joe Biden has become the first US presidential candidate to receive more than eight million popular votes. This number may increase further as the counting of votes is still going on in the country. The reason for this is that due to Coronavirus Pandemic, a large number of voters have voted through the mail.
By Tuesday, Biden had received 8,00,11,000 votes, while Donald Trump had received 7,38,00,000 votes, according to a CNN report. At the same time, Trump has become the second most popular candidate in American history. Democratic Party candidate Joe Biden received 306 electoral votes, while Republican Party candidate Donald Trump received 232 electoral votes. To reach the White House, it takes 270 votes out of 538 electoral votes.
Let us tell you that during the global epidemic of coronavirus, Americans voted to save themselves by matching a record number this year. Before the election, the experts warned that this time the counting of votes will be very long. Trump agreed to formally allow the transfer of power to begin on Monday, about three weeks after the presidential election.