US Presidential election: Biden close but still waiting

Democrat Joe Biden is still waiting for the voting to confirm him as president. He leads in four crucial states but with counting still ongoing Biden and media have not yet declared victory.

Joe Biden has 253 electoral votes against 213 for Donald Trump.

There are 538 electoral votes in the US. Each state is allocated a number of votes depending on the size of that state. Whoever gets 270 votes wins the election.

CNN said they will not call the election in Biden’s favour until they know absolutely that he has the numbers to give him victory.