The US presidential election reaches a key milestone on Tuesday, when the so-called "safe harbour" deadline arrives, which will effectively lock in the states' votes and largely prevent Congress from getting involved.
After refusing for weeks to concede the election and work with Joe Biden on the smooth transfer of power, US President Donald Trump has given the nod to a key federal agency to begin working with the incoming administration.
President Donald Trump won Florida, the nation’s most prized battleground state, as he and Democrat Joe Biden on Tuesday battled to the finish of an epic campaign that will shape America’s response to the surging pandemic and foundational questions of economic fairness and racial justice, AP reported.
Election Day in the United States is officially under way, with the main spotlight on the race for the White House between President Donald Trump, who is seeking a second term, and his rival, veteran Democrat Joe Biden.
US President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden offered sharply contrasting views on the still-raging coronavirus pandemic at 22 October final presidential debate, seeking to persuade the few remaining undecided voters 12 days before their 3 November contest.
The final debate between President Donald Trump and Democratic rival Joe Biden will feature a mute button to allow each candidate to speak uninterrupted, Reuters reported. Organisers said on Monday, that it can avoid the disruptions that marred the first matchup.
More than 21 million people have already cast their ballots in the US election as of Friday, using various early voting options, with just over two weeks left until the official election day. The data from the Elections Project would mean that 15.7% of the total votes counted in the 2016 general election have already been cast this time around.
The US President Donald Trump is for the first time floating a “delay” to the presidential election, scheduled for 3 November, as he makes unsubstantiated allegations that increased mail-in voting will result in fraud, news wires reported.