- Joe Biden wins US election after four tumultuous years of Trump
- President-elect says ‘This is the time to heal’ in victory speech
- Trump refuses to concede defeat as recriminations begin
- Biden’s win marks the end of Trump’s war on democracy and truth
- Trump v Biden – full 2020 results as they come in
Although Democratic nominee Joe Biden is now president-elect Joe Biden, there are still quite a few steps left in the US electoral process. He is projected to win, but a few more things have to take place before it becomes official. Here’s what happens now, and when it has to be done by.
When American citizens vote for a presidential candidate, they really are voting for electors in their state. Those electors in most cases are committed to support the voters’ candidate of choice. The number of electors is equal to the number of electoral votes held by each state.
Can you remember a time when it wasn’t the US election 24 hours a day? It feels like it has been forever. Here’s our “five days in five minutes” video wrap of what just happened in front of our eyes …