One day before the elections next Tuesday, November 3, the US election campaign has raised the tension one notch between the Republican candidate, Donald Trump, and the Democratic candidate, Joe Biden, due to various actions carried out by Trump supporters, while participation continues to skyrocket.
Biden has ensured that dozens of the president’s supporters surrounded his home in Delaware with off-road vehicles, while the FBI has begun an investigation against a group of President supporters who surrounded a Biden campaign bus on the highway while underway.
Biden faces this last day of the campaign with a comfortable lead in pollsHowever, since her campaign she has been trying to avoid conformism to prevent what happened in 2016 when the Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton came with an advantage to the electoral evening and was defeated by Donald Trump.
The early participation of the elections is marking historical records due to pandemic prevention and, if it continues at this rate, more than 100 million votes will have been cast before election day this Tuesday.
According to CNN, nearly 92 million Americans have already voted, which is equivalent to two-thirds of the total turnout in the 2016 elections and approximately 43 percent of registered voters nationwide.
In states like Texas, more people have already voted than in the elections between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.
Precisely, in this state, the Supreme Court has dismissed a lawsuit by the Republican Party for 127,000 votes to be invalidated issued in advance in the city of Houston for having been done in a format that allowed citizens to vote from the car.
After some first statements in which he claimed that the result of the elections had to be known on the election night itself, Trump has backed down and has assured that he will wait for the votes to be counted before claiming victory in case of being the most voted.
In most states of the Rust BeltKey to determining victory in these elections, mail-in votes are counted after face-to-face votes, so the results could vary greatly as the recount progresses, as more Republicans are expected to vote in person on the same Tuesday and more Democrats by mail.
For this monday, Trump plans to make an appearance at five events, each held in four different states: North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Michigan and Wisconsin.
In his acts on Sunday, the president has defended his economic management and has accused Biden of being a “Castro puppet”, While his followers have asked him to fire the chief scientific officer for the fight against coronavirus in the country, Anthony Fauci.
Biden focuses on the pandemic
For his part, Democratic candidate Joe Biden campaigned this Sunday in his native Pennsylvania, a key state for his aspirations to the presidency, and he has focused his speech on the mismanagement of the pandemic by Donald Trump and his government team.
Biden has emphasized his proposals for create jobs and raise taxes for the rich in a message to the working class of these key states of the ‘Rust Belt’, among which are Pennsylvania, Michigan or Wisconsin.
The candidate will remain in his home state this Monday and will accompanied by his vice president candidate, Kamala Harris, and rock star Lady Gaga, who will act in the final act of the former vice president’s campaign.
For her part, Harris will also be accompanied by a music star at her latest election event. In his case it will be the singer John Legend, according to CNN.