WASHINGTON – Americans vote Tuesday in an election amounting to a referendum on Donald Trump and his uniquely bold, bruising presidency that Democratic opponent and frontrunner Joe Biden prompted advocates to end, restoring “our democracy.”
The United States is more divided and mad than at any time because the Vietnam War era of the 1970 s– and fears that Trump might challenge the outcome of the election are only sustaining those tensions.
Despite a typically startlingly easygoing campaign, Biden, 77, leads in practically every opinion survey, buoyed by his constant message that America needs to restore its “soul” and get new leadership in the midst of a coronavirus pandemic that has eliminated more than 231,000 people.
” I sense we’re coming together for a big win tomorrow,” Biden stated in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, an important electoral battleground where he was signed up with by pop super star Woman Gaga. “It’s time to stand and take back our democracy.”
But Trump was typically defiant to the end, campaigning at a frenetic rate with crowded rallies in 4 states on Monday, and repeating his dark, extraordinary claims for a United States president that the polls risk being rigged against him.
After nearly non-stop speeches in a final three-day sprint, he ended up in the early hours of Tuesday in Grand Rapids, Michigan– the same location where he concluded his epic against-the-odds project in 2016 where he beat apparent frontr