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Whether it’s Biden or Trump, here are six things we’ve learned so far from the US election 2020

The blue wave predicted by the polls did not come—and America may face days or weeks of litigation

By Sionaidh Douglas-Scott  

Joe Biden and wife Jill Biden rally supporters as the votes are counted. Credit: CNP/ABACA/ABACA/PA Images

Another bitter, drawn-out election in the US. It’s Wednesday morning in Texas, where I currently live. The predicted “blue wave” for the Democrats failed to emerge (although they have retained the House of Representatives). So much for the pre-election polls. Texas remains a red state. The Republicans have done surprisingly well but have certainly not won yet, as Trump groundlessly claimed a few hours ago. It seems that Joe Biden is the most likely winner at this stage. Many postal votes still have to be counted in the key “rust-belt” states of Pennsylvania, Wisconsin and Michigan, and those votes…

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