US elections: World reacts as Joe Biden whitewashes Donald Trump in landmark victory

US elections: World reacts as Joe Biden whitewashes Donald Trump in landmark victory

- Biden was declared president-elect after surpassing the 270 electoral votes required for one to win the presidency in America

- The former vice president's victory has been imminent since Wednesday, November 4, when he secured victory in 253 states as Trump trailed him with 213

- His win in Pennsylvania, Georgia and Arizona ensured he surpassed the magic 270 Electoral College votes

- Jubilation and ululation have rocked cities in the US and across the world following the historic victory that will see America have its first female vice president, Harris Kamala

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Democratic nominee for US presidential election Joe Biden has officially been declared president-elect of America after trouncing incumbent leader, Donald Trump, of the Republican Party.

US elections: World reacts as Joe Biden whitewashes Donald Trump in landmark victory

US elections: World reacts as Joe Biden whitewashes Donald Trump in landmark victory
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Early lead

Biden was declared president-elect after smashing the crucial 270 electoral votes required for one to be declared a winner.

Joe Biden projected winner of the US elections after securing Pennsylvania

The former vice president's victory has been imminent since Wednesday, November 4, when he secured victory in 253 states as Trump trailed him with 213.

His win in Pennsylvania, Georgia and Arizona ensured he surpassed the magic 270 Electoral College votes that determine who is elected the president in the US regardless on the popular votes.

Win by 300 electoral votes

In his speech on Friday, November 6, the Democratic leader exuded confidence he would trounce Trump by 300 electoral votes.

Reports now indicated Biden has secured 290 votes.

Jubilation and ululation have rocked cities in the US and across the world following the historic victory that will see America have its first female vice president, Harris Kamala.

Social media has suddenly become awash with congratulatory and celebratory messages following Biden's empathic win over Trump.

The official announcement will be declared on the on December 14

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Reactions

US President Donald Trump insists he will not back down or concede the election, regardless of Joe Biden reaching 270 electoral votes.

According to reports by CNN Trump maintains that he is going to fight and he believes that there has been voter fraud when coming to the counting of the ballots.

A statement released by Trump's team said:

"This is no longer about any single election. This is about the integrity of our entire election process."

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