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#US election 2020

# us-election-2020 - Sunday 22 November, 2020

Trump calls for recount in Georgia as states prepare to certify election results

The Republican secretary of state certified the state’s election results on Friday, showing a Biden win by 12,670 votes.

# us-election-2020 - Friday 20 November, 2020

Joe Biden wins Georgia after hand recount affirms lead

No individual county showed a variation in margin larger than 0.73%.

# us-election-2020 - Tuesday 17 November, 2020

Facebook and Twitter defend handling of US election misinformation in heated Senate hearing

The companies have been criticised for their handling of political content recently.

# us-election-2020 - Monday 16 November, 2020

Joe Biden warns 'more people may die' from Covid-19 if Trump refuses to concede US election

Trump continues to insist that he has won the US election.

# us-election-2020 - Wednesday 11 November, 2020

Donald Trump wins Alaska - but that won't impact on US election outcome

Alaska was expected to vote Republican, so this will not hinder Joe Biden’s win.

# us-election-2020 - Tuesday 10 November, 2020

Trump throws transition into turmoil while refusing to concede

The defeated president has blocked co-operation with Joe Biden’s team, while electoral investigations have been authorised.

# us-election-2020 - Monday 9 November, 2020

US Senate leader says Trump ‘100% within his rights’ to fight presidential election results

The president’s allies have been reluctant to congratulate Joe Biden on his projected win.

US Election: What happens between now and inauguration day?

Here are a few likely, and unlikely, things to happen between now and 20 January.

Voter numbers shatter record as Trump plots next move

Republican figures believe the president’s threatened legal action is designed mainly to provide an off-ramp from an unpalatable defeat.

Biden seeks to move quickly and build out his administration

Donald Trump has yet to acknowledge Joe Biden’s victory and vowed to mount legal challenges in several closely contested states that decided the race.

# us-election-2020 - Sunday 8 November, 2020

LIVE: America looks to the future as Biden prepares to take the reins

World leaders have congratulated Joe Biden and Kamala Harris.

US Election: Here are the main points to know this afternoon

Joe Biden has won the US election. Here’s what you need to know.

'This is the time to heal in America': Joe Biden vows to unite the US in his election victory speech

The 77-year-old has pledged to heal divisions in the country.

# us-election-2020 - Saturday 7 November, 2020

US Election: Here are the main points to know today

A winner has been declared at last.

The key moments from an epic US presidential election count over the past four days

It’s hard to choose singular moments from a blockbuster election count. Here are the main events.

Kamala Harris set to make history as first female US Vice President

Harris will also be the first black person to be elected to the position.

Final makeup of US Senate to be settled in January as second Georgia race heads to run-off

Two Senate races in the battleground state did not meet the required results to declare a victor.

# us-election-2020 - Friday 6 November, 2020

Some Republicans desert Trump over baseless vote-fraud claims, others back the president

Trump said last night the ballot-counting process was unfair and corrupt.

US Election: Here are the main points to know on Friday

Counting continues in the key states of Georgia, Arizona, Pennsylvania and Nevada.

US Election: Here are the main points to know as of Thursday evening

Joe Biden now has 264 electoral college votes – just six shy of the presidency.

# us-election-2020 - Thursday 5 November, 2020

Did the US election polls get it right this time around? Here's what we know so far

It’s still too soon to judge the total accuracy of US pollsters, but let’s take a look at current knowledge.

# us-election-2020 - Wednesday 4 November, 2020

US Election: Here are the main points to know so far

The momentum is with Joe Biden as America awaits the final results.

Democrats' odds on regaining control of US Senate take another blow as Susan Collins holds Maine seat

The Democrats appear to have fallen short of the three to four seat gains they needed.

Now what? The key states to keep a close eye on in the coming hours (and days)

Seven states are all waiting to be called.

US Senate race tightens as Republicans hold off Democrat challengers

Republicans have held onto seats in South Carolina, Texas, Kansas and Iowa.

QAnon-supporting Republican wins US House of Representatives seat

A transgender person has also been elected to the US Senate for the first time.

US state of New Jersey votes to legalise recreational marijuana

It is the 12th state in the US to do so.

One-third of US voters say economy is most important voting issue, CNN poll shows

One-fifth said racial inequality was the most critical issue and more than one-sixth said the pandemic was most important.

# us-election-2020 - Tuesday 3 November, 2020

The fight for a US Senate majority is on - here are the 7 key states to watch

A third of the US Senate seats are up for grabs – here’s some interesting races to watch.

LIVE: Biden promises to end divisions between red states and blue states

Follow our liveblog for updates as US citizens vote in a historic election.

# us-election-2020 - Sunday 1 November, 2020

'We are not prepared for this at all': What happens if Donald Trump disputes the US election result?

Trump has repeatedly refused to commit to the result of this week’s presidential election.

# us-election-2020 - Tuesday 27 October, 2020

Opinion: China is going carbon neutral, and the USA needs to take note no matter who it elects

Luke O Callaghan White says China’s leader was being strategic when he stunned the international community recently by declaring ambitious climate action plans.

# us-election-2020 - Wednesday 30 September, 2020

As it happened: Donald Trump and Joe Biden go head-to-head in first presidential debate US Election 2020 This post contains a poll

As it happened: Donald Trump and Joe Biden go head-to-head in first presidential debate

We’ll be liveblogging the latest as Donald Trump and Joe Biden square off in Cleveland.

# us-election-2020 - Monday 28 September, 2020

Trump paid $750 in US income taxes in 2016 and 2017, according to New York Times

The major investigation into the US president’s finances comes just weeks before the election.

# us-election-2020 - Friday 18 September, 2020

'It's close to criminal': Joe Biden blasts Trump's pandemic response

Joe Biden was taking part in his first town hall event.

# us-election-2020 - Saturday 5 September, 2020

Donald Trump angrily denies remarks about US troops and 'losers'

Trump’s comments were reported by The Atlantic.

# us-election-2020 - Monday 17 August, 2020

Nancy Pelosi calls House of Representatives back from summer break to vote on protecting the postal vote

US President Donald Trump blocked funds to the US Postal Service amid concerns about the delays to the postal voting system.

# us-election-2020 - Sunday 12 April, 2020

Larry Donnelly: Bernie’s out, but he leaves a lasting legacy

Sanders didn’t lose because of his socialist leanings, he did so because of his praise for Castro and criticism of JFK, writes Donnelly.

# us-election-2020 - Saturday 22 February, 2020

US Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders warns Russia 'to stay out of US presidential election'

The Vermont senator issued a statement following reports Russia was trying to help his campaign.

# us-election-2020 - Saturday 15 February, 2020

'Temperature is rising': Race wide open as Democrats search for a candidate to beat Trump

Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren will be hoping for comebacks as attention turns to Nevada and South Carolina.

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