The United States is going on the path of history again as citizens will troop out today, Tuesday, November 3 to elect a new president — or perhaps re-elect the incumbent one in what will define the country for the next four years.
Without any iota of doubt, President Donald Trump will be testing his popularity again amid a deluge of controversies that have seen him vilified in the media, with his handling of the Covid-19 crisis and the recent #BlackLiveMatters movement being a crack on his candidacy.
Trump, so brazen and outspoken, will this time throw the hat into the ring with former vice president Joe Biden who has Senator Kamala Harris as his running mate.
With online poll conducted so far favouring the Democratic Party (DP) candidate, there is an open possibility that Trump may lose out in the presidential election. Only 10 incumbent presidents in US history have won their party's nomination but failed to win re-election.
Should President Trump lose out, he will become the 11th US leader to be given a marching order out of the Oval Office through a democratic process that handed him the mantle of responsibility in 2016 when he defeated Hillary Clinton.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng highlights the 10 US presidents who have lost re-election in history as sighted on Business Insider.
1. John Adams (1797-1801)
2. John Quincy Adams (1825-1829)
3. Martin Van Buren (1837-1841)
4. Grover Cleveland (1885-1889)
5. Benjamin Harrison (1889-1893)
6. Herbert Hoover (1929-1933)
7. Gerald Ford (1974-1977)
8. Jimmy Carter (1977-1981)
9. George H.W. Bush (1989-1993)
10. William Howard Taft (1909-1913)
Meanwhile, with less than 24 hours to the highly anticipated US presidential election, Biden has delivered a strong message to the American people.
The former vice president expressed optimism that they are all coming together for a big win on Tuesday, 3 November.
Opposing candidate, Biden who made the disclosure while speaking during his final campaign rally in Pittsburgh on Monday night, 2 November, added that nothing is going to stop the country from voting and that is for certain.
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