Donald Trump Projected To Win Florida in Huge Boost for Re-Election Hopes | 22 Words

Just when we thought all hope was gone for Donald Trump, the numbers coming in from Florida have told a very different story.

Here's what we know...

Trump may just be clawing his way back into the game.

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While many believed the Democrats would snatch a landslide win, the numbers coming trickling in from the vote counts all across the country beg to differ.

And now, as the Florida count is drawing to a close...

Many are hopeful that Trump may actually stand a chance at winning the state's majority vote. The numbers speak for themselves...

Now, as you will all be aware, it's been one hell of a journey.

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Back in August, when it was announced that Joe Biden would be going head-to-head with Donald Trump as the official Democratic nominee, we knew this race was going to be filled with ups and downs.

But with the end in sight, the 2020 presidential elections have given us more than we initially expected.

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While both sides made the best out of an exceptional situation, the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, they also fell victim to some strange habits, including (but not limited to) name-calling, late-night ramblings, inaccurate tweets and misquotes.

To sum things up, the first presidential debate diminished the last bit of hope we had...

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The Guardian described it as a "national humiliation" watched by global audiences, if that's anything to go by. Rather than discussing the pressing issues that were plaguing the country, the 2 nominees resorted to hurling insults from either side of the podium.

And the chance to redeem themselves was stolen as the second debate got canceled.

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Due to the president's potentially contagious self, the second debate was forcibly canceled, though the rivals still held their own separate events where they discussed all the topics they couldn't go into detail about the first time. Public opinion on who performed the best was divided.

And the third and final debate was probably the best of them all, only because of one thing...

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Muting the opponent's mic while someone else was speaking. Who knew such a simple tactic would be so effective? The final debate, which took place in Tennessee, saw both candidates discuss several of the country's problems, including the coronavirus pandemic, social movements, and climate change.

But of course, it didn't come without some last-minute digs.

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Well, what else were we really expecting?

Now we're mere hours away from closing all the polling stations and rounding up all the votes.

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Though this year, things might be a little different.

Back in 2016, the winner was announced in the early hours of the following day.

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When it was announced that Wisconsin had voted red and ultimately pushed Donald Trump over the 270 electoral threshold, Hillary Clinton conceded defeat and our new president was announced.

But this year, due to the large number of mail ballots, we might be waiting a little longer for the overall results.

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And it's going to be a close one.

Nearly 100 million had already cast their vote before election day...

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And according to the Independent, polls showed that Biden and his vice presidential nominee, Kamala Harris, lead the way, being favored amongst 66% of voters.

But between the people that voted on election day, 69% of them favored Trump.

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Other polls predicted results that opposed each other, some thinking our current president would be re-elected, while others rounded up that we would have a Democrat on the throne.

And just like the polls, people are also divided on who's going to win this one.

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Who knows which way this one's going to go, but one thing we know for sure is that you should all vote in this election.

Opinions have been definitely been varied:

In the last hour, these polls have started to close...

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And the first results of the 2020 election rapidly began flooding in.

As of 6 pm Eastern Time, polling stations in parts of Indiana and Kentucky were the first to close.

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It was quickly projected that Trump won in a number of states, including Indiana, Kentucky, and Utah, while Biden won over the West Coast states, such as California, Washington, and Oregon.

But what about Florida?

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Florida has long been considered a battleground state (or a swing state), because a lot of the statewide elections are decided within one to two percentage points. So, of course, it is often considered as the most important result.

Well, Florida's votes are starting to trickle in...

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And, at first, it was looking to be a close one. At the time of writing, Trump maintains the lead with 51.3% of the vote, while Biden holds 47.8%.

Of course, these figures could still change.

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But, as it stands, Trump is looking to be the winner for Florida. This now means that Biden needs to win 2 of the 3 Midwestern states which Hillary Clinton lost in 2016 to get to 270 electoral college votes. This is a developing story, and updates will be posted accordingly.