Joe Biden breaks record for the most popular vote amassed by a single candidate in the United States election as he crossed the 70 million votes mark, according to US Politics Polls.
Biden has now become the first presidential candidate of the United States ever to win 70 million votes, surpassing former president Obama’s 2008 popular vote numbers.
Breakdown of the popular vote so far:
Joe Biden 50.2%
Donald Trump 48.2%
Jo Jorgensen 1.1%
Howie Hawkins 0.2%
Biden is also leading in results from the electoral votes with 238 against Trump’s 213 electoral votes.