Choice of Fate in the US: Donald Trump could win major states in the US presidential election. The map is getting redder, Joe Biden trembles. The current results.
Presidential elections in the US are expected to be decided, as it was four years ago in the Midwestern states. Much will remain the same in the 2020 US election, with about 30 of the 50 US states having no change of victorious party from 2016.
Democrats challenger Joe Biden does not get the hoped-for victory. Instead, the decision likely comes down to Michigan, Wisconsin and Pennsylvania in the Midwest. Biden can win Arizona in the Southwest and, most recently, according to a projection from the “Edison Research” Rhode Island polling station, Trump will bring Texas, Ohio and Florida.
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However, it is possible that the counting will take a long time in some key locations in these states. In the important state of Pennsylvania, it’s unclear whether hundreds of thousands of votes will be counted in Philadelphia until Wednesday morning (local time). According to American journalists, election officials said they only wanted to report some of the remaining votes that night.
These are the current results of the United States presidential election:
For Trump, the Ohio victory bodes well for Midwestern states such as Pennsylvania, Michigan and Wisconsin. These states had already given Trump his narrow election victory in 2016; they are all characterized by a fairly white workforce.
There are also signs of victories for Trump in North Carolina and Georgia. The Republican badly needs these states.
Who is at the forefront of which states?
Polling stations have closed in about two dozen states in the US, and the US media is quick to declare expected winners in some states.
In these American states, Trump leads the way: Texas (38), Indiana (11 voters), South Carolina (9), Oklahoma (7), Arkansas (6), Ohio (18), West Virginia (5), Tennessee (11), Kentucky (8), Louisiana (8) Wyoming (3), North Dakota (3) ), South Dakota (3), Nebraska (5), Kansas (6), Utah (6), Idaho (4).
Biden is at the forefront of these states: New York (29), California (55), Arizona (11), Washington (12), Minnesota (10), Oregon (7), Vermont (3), Delaware (3 voters), Maryland (10), Massachusetts (11), Connecticut (7), New Jersey (14), Illinois (20), Rhode Island (4), Missouri (10), New Hampshire (4), Colorado (9), Hawaii (4), Rhode Island (4) and the federal capital Washington DC (3).
In the race for the American presidency, the focus is on the particularly hotly contested states, in which the majorities keep switching between Democrats and Republicans.
Major “swing states” include Florida, where 29 voters get the winners, Pennsylvania (20), Ohio (18) and North Carolina (15). But polls also pointed to a head-to-head race in Texas. The densely populated southern state with 38 voters has been going to Republicans for decades. In polls, Trump was only slightly ahead of Biden. In these states, polling stations close later.
The president is not directly elected by the people, but by 538 electoral men and women. Each state has a certain number, depending on the population size. The candidate with the most votes in the state, in effect, registers all the state’s electorate for himself. Exception: In Maine and Nebraska, electorate votes are divided according to majorities in the constituencies. The state overall winner will receive two more votes.
Due to the corona pandemic, it is difficult to assess counting status during election night this year. Many Biden supporters had stated that they wanted to vote by letter. President Trump’s voters voted earlier on election day. States have different methods of counting which votes and when, so that wide fluctuations are possible during election night.
Democrats or Republicans – Who Gets the Majority in Congress?
On November 3, not only will the US president be elected, but also the House of Representatives and the Senate. Democrats can defend their majority in the House of Representatives.
These are the current projections for the race for the House of Representatives:
The 435 members of the House of Representatives each represent one constituency and are directly elected every two years. The survey shown reflects trends in the constituencies. Even if the Democrats have lost all races currently considered “close”, they should still retain a majority.
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Exciting battle for the Senate – who comes first?
The battle for a majority in the Senate looks fiercer, and it is still unclear which party will win a majority here after the November elections. About a third of the Senate is re-elected every two years. This third is highlighted in the image.
Here are the current projections:
The Senate consists of 100 senators. Each state has two seats. In the states that must grant a mandate, decisions are taken by majority vote. The survey values shown reflect the trends in the states.
The Democrats saw the election forecasts as a small advantage. If confirmed, the party could win majorities in Congress and the Senate in addition to the US presidency. That would give them ample room for maneuver for the next two years and would mean a severe defeat for Trump and the Republicans.