UNITED STATES−On Tuesday, November 3, the Presidential election between incumbent Donald J. Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden commenced, but a victor was not announced.
Joe Biden carries 238 electoral votes to President Trump’s 213. According to reports, if Biden wins Nevada, Michigan, and Wisconsin, he would become the next President of the United States.
Millions of votes have yet to be counted in Georgia, Michigan, North Carolina, Nevada, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin.
There have been 1.1 million mail-in ballots counted in the state of Pennsylvania which is reportedly half of the votes that need to be counted.
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf, tweeted, “I promised Pennsylvanians that we would count every vote and that’s what we’re going to do.”
President Trump won the following states: Kentucky, West Virginia, Indiana, Oklahoma, Alabama, Mississippi, Tennessee, Missouri, Arkansas, North Dakota, South Dakota, Louisiana, Nebraska, Idaho, Florida Texas, and Ohio.
Biden was victorious in the states of Vermont, Virginia, Illinois, New Jersey, Maryland, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Delaware, Massachusetts, Colorado, New York, Washington, Washington D.C. Arizona, and Minnesota.
The Democrat party won the House with California Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi remaining in control of the House of Representatives as Speaker of the House. Democrats are projected to retain control of the House over Republicans who gained seats during the election.
The U.S. Senate is undetermined with Senators Susan Collins (Maine), Thom Tillis (North Carolina), Joni Ernst (Iowa), and Senator Lindsey Graham (South Carolina) winning their races.
Democrats spent over $140,000,000 into South Carolina to unseat Graham who won the by 56.3 percent.
Senator Doug Jones (Alabama) lost to former Auburn football coach, Tommy Tuberville 39.6-60.4 percent.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (Kentucky) indicated that some things will not change next year, but noted to “lawmakers that the White House does not have to be in perpetual conflict.”
Both candidates spoke in the in the early hours of the night both indicating their own potential win.
Biden spoke to a parking lot of supporters who honked in approval as he spoke. President Trump spoke of the injustice of the election being drawn out past election night.
“We were winning everything and all of a sudden it was called off,” said Trump.