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Heated US Election Campaign Ends With Biden Leading Trump

By Kyodo News 3 November 2020

As Tuesday’s US presidential election approaches following heated campaigning between Republican President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden, the world is watching to see whether the incumbent’s “America First” policy and freewheeling governing style will continue for four more years.

Biden, the 77-year-old former vice president, is leading 74-year-old Trump by 6.7 percentage points, according to an average of national polling data by Real Clear Politics as of Monday. But in the top six battleground states, including Florida and Pennsylvania, the lead has narrowed to an average of 2.7 points.

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