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U.S. Decides2020: Americans vote to choose between Trump, Biden

Amidst raging coronavirus pandemic, Americans headed to the polls on Tuesday to determine who will pilot the affairs of the world’s largest economic system for one more 4 years.

The presidential race is between incumbent Donald Trump of the Republican Party and former vice president, Joe Biden, of the Democratic Party.

Donald Trump

The U.S. general elections are fiercely contested between candidates of the two political parties.

Earlier than polls opened on Tuesday, over 100 million Americans had already cast their poll in-person or by mail because the election day marks the deadline for votes to be cast, in accordance with the U.S. Elections Project on the University of Florida.

The early vote has set a groundbreaking record within the history of one of the world’s oldest democracies.

Read more: US elections: Almost 100 million voters cast ballots ahead of Election Tuesday

Joe Biden

This, analysts say, underscores the extreme interest within the election and has raised concerns about an in-person voting on election day throughout a pandemic that has killed greater than 230,000 Individuals.

Within the buildup to the election day, a federal court injunction rejected a Republican bid to cancel about 127,000 votes already solid at drive-through voting websites within the Democratic-leaning Houston area, Texas on Monday.

There are also fears of seemingly unrest in some states, prompting the White Home to shore up safety Monday evening forward of the sudden.

Meanwhile, amidst these tensions and anxiety, polls opened on Tuesday at 6 a.m. EST (1100 GMT) in some states like New York, Virginia and New Jersey.



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