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election 2020

Joe Biden is elected 46th president of the United States

Georgia Senate candidates.

Former Vice President Joe Biden will be the next president of the United States, according to NBC News, ABC News, CBS News, and CNN. The networks made the call on Saturday morning after new numbers out of Pennsylvania confirmed that President Trump no longer had a viable path to victory in the state. Biden now has 273 Electoral College votes, and leads in the yet-to-be-called races in Nevada, Arizona, and Georgia.

Trump has maintained that widespread voter fraud was costing him the election, despite there being no evidence to back up his claims. Earlier Saturday, he had tweeted, "I WON THIS ELECTION, BY A LOT!"