- Joe Biden has told his supporters to "keep the faith" as he takes the early lead in the US election
- The former vice president also stated that he is confident of cruising to victory in the presidential contest
- Should Biden win the election, he will become the oldest president in US history at 77 years
Joe Biden has broken silence on the election results with the former vice president expressing confidence that he will win the presidential poll.
Speaking on Wednesday morning, November 4, the 77-year-old former senator also thanked his supporters for showing massive supports.
Biden is currently leading on the electoral college scoresheet with 224 while Trump is trailing close with 213.
"Keep the faith, we are going to win this. I am optimistic about the outcome, and I am grateful to all my supporters. Thank you, Thank you."
Since 1963, only three Democrats: Jimmy Carter (1965), Bill Clinton (1992 -1996) and Barrack Obama (2009-2017) have won the presidential election, with Republicans taking a dominant run in the Oval Office.
If Biden wins the election, he will become the oldest president in the US history and the fourth head of state to be produced from the Democratic household in recent times.
Earlier, Biden gave his supporters his words, saying he will fight for them "rain or shine."
The 77-year-old gave this assurance on Tuesday, November 3, through a post on Instagram where he commands over 5 million followers.
Biden promised to safeguard the interest of the Americans in the time of delight and turbulence.
Meanwhile, Briefly.co.za reported that there is anxiety in the United State as counting of the election result is still ongoing, with President Donald Trump alleging that votes were still cast after the polls were closed.
In a flash statement on Twitter on Wednesday morning, November 4, Trump said that he will be making a key statement on the results of the election.
In similar news, Kanye West has conceded defeat in the ongoing US presidential election. The rapper had entered the presidential race as an independent candidate. The election has become a two-way race between President Donald Trump and former vice president Joe Biden.
The superstar took to Twitter on Wednesday, 4 November to share that he is now eyeing the 2024 election. The disappointed Kanye shared a pic of himself walking past the 2020 election results map. He captioned his post: "WELP KANYE 2024."
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