Joe Biden has become the 46th president of the United States after winning 284 electoral college votes.
The election began on 3 November. More than 150 million citizens voted in the election.
— AP Politics (@AP_Politics) November 7, 2020
Biden has made statement on social media.
America, I’m honored that you have chosen me to lead our great country.
The work ahead of us will be hard, but I promise you this: I will be a President for all Americans — whether you voted for me or not.
I will keep the faith that you have placed in me. pic.twitter.com/moA9qhmjn8
— Joe Biden (@JoeBiden) November 7, 2020
Donald Trump and his team has contested the result and applied to the courts, claiming the election was fraudulent.
I WON THIS ELECTION, BY A LOT!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 7, 2020
Citizens voted to elect 435 members of the House of Representatives and 33 seats in the senate. The election for state assemblies and governorships were also held in several states.