US election: Joe Biden visits his son's grave as America decides

US election: Joe Biden visits his son's grave as America decides

- Joe Biden visited his son's grave today before leaving for church as the people of the United States decide between the Democratic candidate and Donald Trump

- The former US vice president said his late son, Beau Biden, is his good luck charm

- Beau, unfortunately, lost his battle with cancer in 2015 at the age of 46 - he would have been 51 this year

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The Democratic candidate for the United States presidential election, former vice president Joe Biden, visited his son's grave before leaving church ahead of the poll.

The disclosure was made by Marianna Sotomayor of the NBC News who was assigned to cover the activities of the Democratic candidate.

Marianna with the handle @MariannaNBCNews said Biden has long talked about his son as his good luck charm on consequential days like debates and election nights.

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US presidential election: Joe Biden visits his son's grave as America decides

Joe Biden is determined to send President Donald Trump out of the White House. Photo credit: The New York Times
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According to Marianna, the 77-year-old had anticipated that Beau would be running for the presidential election in 2020.

US presidential election: Joe Biden visits his son's grave as America decides

Joe Biden died of cancer in 2015 at the age of 46. Photo credit: Politico
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Her tweet read:

Before leaving church, @JoeBiden visited his son’s grave. Biden has long talked about Beau as his “good luck charm” on consequential days like debates & election nights. He said in February:

“The person who I anticipated running for president this year was Beau Biden, not Joe Biden."

In other Biden news, Briefly.co.za recently reported that a global poll has backed the democrat. The two candidates for the presidential election in the US are now awaiting the outcome from their respective campaigns as voters take to the street to cast their ballots. IPSOS, a global poll platform, was curious to find out how other nations viewed the respective candidates.

Over 20,000 people from 24 different countries were asked to register their opinions on the two men. In South Africa, Biden seems to have won the approval of many, scoring over 50% approval while 28% weren't sure who to support. In comparison, Trump only scored 20%.

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Results from Sweden proved that Biden enjoys immense support in this region, with 73% of the respondents giving him their vote. While India gave Trump the highest number of votes (34%), Biden still came out on top with 38%.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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