Selava Omar – Xeber24.net – “Agencies”
The decisive round of the US presidential election begins today, which will decide the outcome of the race between Democrat Joe Biden and Republican Donald Trump.
The 2020 US presidential election, scheduled for Tuesday, November 3, will be the 59th US presidential election held every four years.
Today, the United States will witness the decisive round of the 2020 presidential election race between US President Donald Trump, who is seeking a second term, and his Democratic rival, Joe Biden.
Five voters cast their ballots in Dixville Notch, a small village of 12 people in the northeastern United States, in a symbolic start to the presidential election by midnight on Tuesday, voting unanimously for Democratic candidate Joe Biden.
Voting it at midnight, the village in the New Hampshire woods near the Canadian border follows a tradition since the 1960s that earned it the nickname “First in the Country”.
With the exception of the nearby village of Millsfield, which also votes during the night, most polling stations on the eastern coast of the United States open at 12:00 GMT.
Predictions for the American elections indicate that the conflict between the contenders lies in several states, represented by Arizona (11 votes), Florida (29 votes), Georgia (16 votes), Maine (one vote), North Carolina (15 votes) and Ohio (18 votes).
As for the Republican states, they are represented by 20 states, with a total of 125 electoral votes, and are represented by all of Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Adaho, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, West Virginia and Wyoming.
Texas tends toward the Republican Party and has 38 electoral votes.
As for the democratic states, they are represented by 18 states with a total of 203 electoral votes, and they are represented by California, Connecticut, Delaware, Washington DC, Hawaii, Illinois, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, Rhodeland, Vermont, Virginia and Washington.
Colorado, Michigan, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin tend to have the Democratic Party with a combined 76 electoral votes.