Democrat Joe Biden has won the US presidency over Republican Donald Trump after he secured enough Electoral College votes making him become the 46th president of the United States of America.
According to the Associated Press election count, Biden won with 290 Electoral College votes more than the 270 required to take the White House.
Biden, 77, is the oldest candidate ever elected to the White House however,Trump 74, has made as yet unsubstantiated claims of massive voter fraud, and his campaign has launched legal challenges in several states.
Biden’s victory makes him the 46th president of the United States and his running mate, Senator Kamala Harris, the first female vice-president
Biden spent eight years as vice president to Barack Obama. His victory comes in his third run for the nation’s highest office.