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November 7, 2020 - 10:15GMT: Results suggest a tight race in key states including Florida, with the candidates needing 270 electoral college votes to secure the presidency. Projections by the National Election Pool / Edison Research and Reuters suggests that Joe Biden will win 16 states. In comparison, Donald Trump will win 21 states.
Biden’s agenda in office may rest on his ability to work with Congress. In the U.S. Senate, Democrats -- with the support of two Independents -- and the Republicans each hold 48 seats in the 100-member Senate. The balance of power will be decided in January when Georgia has double run-off elections for its two seats.
In the House of Representatives, Speaker Nancy Pelosi is on track to keep control but with a shrinking majority. Democrats lead with 211 to 197 seats with less than 30 seats to be declared.
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