US democratic nominee Joe Biden has gained extra votes than some other presidential candidate within the US historical past, accodring to a media report. With this, Biden has shattered the report set by former President Barack Obama, it stated. As of November four, Biden had obtained over 70.7 million votes, greater than anybody who has ever run for president, the Nationwide Public Radio (NPR) reported.
This depend consists of 300,000 extra votes than what Obama obtained in 2008, which was the earlier report. Biden surpassed the favored vote report of 69,498,516 set by Obama in 2008.
Biden, in a good electoral vote combat to the White Home in opposition to incumbent President Donald Trump, is 2.7 million votes forward of the Republican chief within the common vote.
His lead is rising as counting picks tempo in key battleground states.
NPR stated hundreds of thousands of votes are nonetheless being tabulated throughout the nation, together with in California, which has reported 64 per cent of the votes counted.
Trump was additionally nearing Obama’s report with 67.32 million votes as of Wednesday.
On condition that over 100 million votes have been acquired by early voting and mail-in ballots, NBC Information reported that there have been a minimum of 23 million votes nonetheless to be tallied, giving Biden a chance to additional enhance his vote tally.
(With PTI inputs)