Updated 3:20 AM ET, Wed November 4, 2020
President Donald Trump and his Democratic challenger, Joe Biden, remain locked in a close battle for the White House after Election Day got here and went and not using a winner.
As of early Wednesday morning, tens of millions of votes nonetheless wanted to be counted in key battleground states. But that did not cease the President from falsely claiming that he had already won and that fraud was being dedicated. Hours earlier, Biden urged patience as he spoke to his supporters on election night time.
In the months main as much as the election, the candidates had contrasting approaches to how they campaigned during a global pandemic.
Starting in June, Trump held rallies the place giant crowds have been allowed indoors, bodily distancing was not required and masks have been non-compulsory.
Biden quickly paused in-person campaigning and then ramped up his journey schedule for the ultimate dash. He opted for smaller in-person occasions that adopted Covid-19 security and prevention protocols.