US Election 2020: Counting of the Presidential elections is going on in America, the world’s most powerful country. It is not only the people of America but the world over. The American President has a big impact on the politics around the world. In general, the policies of the US government affect the markets around the world. According to US election trends, Joe Biden currently holds an edge over current President Trump. But an edge in counting now does not mean victory is decided. Let us know how the election of American President is done.
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Next President will be found on 20 January
The US president is there every four years and it always happens on the Tuesday after the first Monday of November. This time the date was on 3 November. On November 3, American citizens exercised their franchise. They vote for the electors. To understand the role of electors, one can assume that they are similar to MPs or MLAs in India. These electors will now vote on December 14 and then it will be decided who will be the most powerful head of the world. The new president will be officially sworn in on January 20.
Electors will vote for President
The counting of votes on 3 November has started and it will be completed by 8 December. After the counting is complete, the electors of all the states get an idea who the people of the state want to see as their President. All these electors vote for the President. To win Trump or Biden 538 must have a minimum of 270 electors votes.
Getting more votes does not mean winning
More US voters getting the vote does not mean that such a person will become president because the last time it happened was in 2016 when Hillary Clinton received the most votes nationwide but she could not become president because the electors trumped Was chosen Instead, candidates have to win in the electoral college vote. Every state has a certain number of electoral college votes, which depends on the state’s population. The total number of them is 538 and to become president, a minimum of 270 colleges have to win.