In the latest update from the 2020 presidential election, Biden now has more votes this year than either candidate in 2016.
We've got a rundown of the key events that have happened so far, with all the latest developments.
Before election day: Nearly 100 million had already cast their vote.
via: GettyAnd according to the Independent, polls showed that Biden and his vice presidential nominee, Kamala Harris, lead the way, being favored amongst 66% of voters.
Election Day: 69% of voters are reported to have favored Trump.
via: GettyOther 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.
Polls started to close.
via: GettyAnd the first results of the 2020 election rapidly began flooding in.
Polling stations in parts of Indiana and Kentucky were the first to close.
via: GettyIt was quickly confirmed that Trump won in a number of states, including Indiana, Kentucky, and Alabama, while Biden won over the West Coast states, such as California, Washington, and Oregon.
Trump wins Florida.
via: GettyAt the time of writing, Trump calls a win with 51.3% of the vote, while Biden had 47.8%.
Trump Wins Ohio.He has now secured Ohio, a state that has predicted every president since 1964. As per projections from NBC News and Fox News, Trump is projected to win in Ohio, which has predicted every president since 1964.
Joni Erst wins re-election to the senate.
via: Getty ImagesThe Republican senator has just confirmed her re-election.
Biden says he feels on track to win the election.
Biden: "I am here to tell you tonight we believe we are on track to win this election." https://t.co/YB2ywoJkDn— Aaron Rupar (@Aaron Rupar)1604468630.0
Donald Trump posts a tweet that was soon to be marked as 'misinformation' by Twitter.
via: TwitterIt was quickly deleted from the social media platform.
Trump wins Texas.
via: Getty ImagesTrump wins the crucial seat, earning him 38 electoral points.
Trump asks for voting to stop.
Trump: "We'll be going to be going to the US Supreme Court. We want all voting to stop... As far as I'm concerned w… https://t.co/59n5TGhVBm— nikki mccann ramírez (@nikki mccann ramírez)1604475157.0
Trump falsely declares his own victory.He followed up his wish to close voting by suggesting he would be taking the matter to the Supreme Court. Trump said: "As far as I am concerned, we have already won."
Biden predicted to win Arizona.
Joe Biden has won Arizona's 11 electoral votes https://t.co/xbLIlHrosr https://t.co/5iOmbi3d6f— POLITICO (@POLITICO)1604476486.0
Arizona predicted to turn blue for the first time in 24 years.
via: Getty ImagesThe state has previously only ever backed 1 other Democratic candidate in the last 72 years, so this is a huge event for Biden and his party tonight.
Biden gains more votes than either candidate in the 2016 election.
Biden has now won more raw votes than Clinton (or Trump) in 2016. https://t.co/ylUhUxPKYE— Will Jordan (@Will Jordan)1604475669.0