American elections: all we know by midday

 American elections: all we know by midday

Who will be the next President of the United States? Trump or Biden? America’s holding back child souffle. Triptych of certainties and uncertainties that accompany this presidential election.

What we know …

Record participation

For the first time since 2000, Americans woke up Wednesday without knowing the name of their next president after a record turnout vote and counting continued in seven key states, but Donald Trump still considered himself the winner against Democrat Joe Biden.

The election generated the highest voter turnout since women have been given the right to vote: 160 million Americans voted, an estimated 66.9 percent, up from 59.2 percent in 2016, according to the United States Elections Job.

The blue wave did not take place

The unclear democrat, hoped for by some in the Biden camp, who were beginning to dream of historic victories in Georgia or Texas, did not happen. The incumbent president kept Florida, which many polls lied about, as well as Texas, a conservative stronghold that once seemed threatened, and Ohio, which has been won since 1964 by all the candidates who have also gone on to the presidency.

Biden has 238 voters, Trump 213

Donald Trump has 213 electors, winning in two key states: Texas and Florida.

Several States still in the running

Results from Pennsylvania (20 electors), Michigan (16), Georgia (16), North Carolina (15) and Wisconsin (10), where both candidates were

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