Biden’s early morning speech sparks optimism at Wilmington event
WILMINGTON, Del. – As Joe Biden spoke early Wednesday morning, the crowd at his campaign’s drive-in rally at the Chase Center on the Riverfront in Wilmington used their cars to show him their strong support.
Horns sounded as Biden said, “We feel good. And people clapped saying, “We can know the results by tomorrow morning”
After Biden finished his remarks, supporters said they were relieved to have spoken publicly about the election results – with many saying they were feeding off his optimism.
“I feel inspired now,” said Stephanie Ingram, of Newark, Delaware. When asked if she thought Biden would win, Ingram replied, “I really think he will. “
“Let’s keep our fingers crossed,” she added.
“It was short, it was nice, it was to the point,” said Victor Sloan, a rheumatologist who said he spent eight hours over the weekend soliciting Biden.
NBC News exit poll: Trump’s projected victory in Florida, driven by voters who say racism and climate change are not an issue
According to the NBC News Exit Poll of voters early and on Election Day. It’s a collection of groups similar to those that drove Trump’s success in the state four years ago.
On these issues, Trump has garnered support in Florida from voters who don’t believe climate change or racism is a problem: nearly 90% of his supporters in Florida said they shared each of these views. About 85% of voters who said crime was one of the most important issues in shaping their vote also supported Trump. Additionally, his victory in Florida was propelled by voters who prioritize rebuilding the economy rather than containing the coronavirus.
Las Vegas woman convinced her husband to be her voice at the polls
LAS VEGAS – Mira Hernandez paced outside a polling station in north-central Las Vegas on Tuesday night, shortly before the polls closed. She wanted to make sure her husband voted. For two weeks she had been asking him to vote.
On Tuesday, she finally took him to a polling station at Meadows Mall in north-central Las Vegas.
Hernandez, 27, immigrated to Las Vegas from Mexico about four years ago and, although she is a legal resident, she cannot vote. But her husband, Danny Hernandez, 29, was born in the United States and could vote – he never did. Danny didn’t think the vote mattered or that it would have any real impact.
“I told her you had to do this for me, for my parents and for our family,” Mira Hernandez said. The couple have 4-year-old twins. She told him that her vote for Joe Biden could make a difference to the future of immigration law, his residency status and their lives.
About 25 minutes later, Danny Hernandez walked out of the polling station. His wife grabbed his arm and kissed him on the shoulder. He turned and looked at her.
“Now let’s just hope it counts,” he said.
Iowa Senator Joni Ernst wins re-election, NBC News Projects
NBC News projects Iowa Senator Joni Ernst wins reelection.
It was one of the main Senate races in the election Democrats had hoped to win in this crucial battlefield state. Ernst faced a tough re-election battle against Democratic challenger Theresa Greenfield.
But at 1 a.m. on Wednesday, Ernst won the race with 51.6% of the vote, according to plans from NBC News.
Trump wins Iowa and NBC News projects
NBC News projects Trump will win Iowa, giving him another victory in Swing State after previous wins in Florida and Ohio.
The victory is a repeat performance for the president, who won Iowa four years ago over Hillary Clinton. The state has six votes in the electoral college.
Las Vegas Election Day Watch Party Honors Volunteers Also
Cheers erupted in an eastern Las Vegas banquet hall on Tuesday night as the Nevada chapter of Mi Familia Vota, a national, non-partisan Latino voting group, presented awards to its local volunteers.
About 60 people gathered for Election Day Watch Party at the Luxury Event Center, hosted by Mi Familia Vota and Nevada State Congressman Selena Torres. The event included a local food truck in the parking lot and socially remote tables inside for those who wanted to watch the election results on the projection screen.
During the watch night, the organization also presented awards to several of its volunteers who spent two weeks canvassing and knocking on doors statewide to encourage Nevada’s Latino community to vote.
Cecia Alvarado, Nevada’s director of state for Mi Familia Vota, said volunteers knocked on 6,000 doors alone between 6 a.m. and 7 p.m., local time, Tuesday.
“It has been an incredible effort on the part of our volunteers,” said Alvarado.
Biden speaks to supporters, expresses confidence he will win
Biden spoke to supporters in Wilmington, Delaware shortly after midnight and expressed optimism about his chances of victory.
“We feel good where we are,” he said, adding: “We think we are on the right track to win this election. We knew from the unprecedented advance voting, postal voting, that it was happening. We must be patient. “
“And it’s not over until every vote is counted, every ballot is counted,” he continued. “But we feel good, we feel good where we are. “
He expressed confidence that he would emerge victorious in Arizona, Pennsylvania, Michigan and Wisconsin, giving him the presidency.
“Look, we might know the results as early as tomorrow morning,” he said, noting that it might still be later. “It is neither for me nor for Donald Trump to declare who won this election”, but the American voters.
Biden has a 205-165 lead over Trump in the Electoral College.
NBC News exit poll: Majority of Asian Americans support Biden
Asian Americans are a diverse group of voters, comprising many heritages and experiences of immigrating to the United States. However, when considered as a group, 63% of Asian American voters across the country voted for Democrat Joe Biden, while 31% voted for President Trump, according to the NBC exit poll. News from early voters and on election day.
These numbers are similar to 2016, when Hillary Clinton won the support of 65% of voters of Asian origin. Obama won roughly the same share of that voting bloc when he first ran for president in 2008; he captured a larger share of their votes in 2012.
Among the country’s Asian voters, men leaned more towards the Democratic presidential candidate than women: 66% of men of Asian American descent voted for Biden and 25% for Trump. Asian American women beat Biden by a 60% to 39% margin.
Third party voting has significantly decreased compared to 2016
NBC News exit poll: Latino voters show small changes in some Sun Belt states
Latinos make up a significant portion of the electorate in some of the Sun Belt battlefield states, and small changes in the way they vote could help shape results in key states like Arizona, the Texas and Nevada. All tri-states are too early to call, despite Joe Biden leading in Arizona and President Trump leading in Texas.
In Arizona, the NBC News exit poll of early and election day voters shows that Biden won about 64% of the state’s Latino electorate – a share slightly above the 61% that Clinton won in 2016 It’s a small change, but it could carry weight: Latinos make up just over 1 in 5 voters in Arizona, and the state opted for Trump in 2016 by a margin of just 80,000 votes. Much of this shift to Biden is coming at the expense of third-party candidates, as opposed to reduced support for Trump.
In Texas, where Latino voters make up about a quarter of the electorate, Latino support for Biden is almost identical to the level of support Clinton received in 2016. Trump, however, appears to be doing a bit better among Latino voters in Texas. . Similar to Biden’s performance in Arizona, Trump’s Texas gains appear to have come at the expense of third-party candidates who won around 5% of Texas’s Latino electorate in 2016.
Finally, in Nevada, where Latinos make up about 1 in 5 voters, more than 33% of Latino voters said they support Trump, according to the exit poll. This is a slight increase from 2016, when Clinton won Nevada with just 25,000 votes.
Trump wins Florida, NBC News projects
NBC News projects Trump will win Florida.
The state, where the president resides and where he has voted and campaigned frequently, is one of the biggest prizes of the night with 29 electoral college votes. This had been seen as a must for Trump’s chances of keeping his grip on the White House.
Biden now leads Trump 205 to 165 in the election. It takes 270 to win the constituency