Video and reporting by: Isaiah Showell
CUMBERLAND COUNTY, N.J. — In a few months’ time, the United States will have a new leader.
Former Vice President Joe Biden was elected as the nation’s 46th President last week, according to projections by the vast majority of big-time news outlets and networks. The Associated Press’ tally of the election has Biden on 290 electoral votes — beyond the requirement of 270 to win — and Trump at 214. On December 14, each state’s electors will cast their votes, and those results will be officially certified on January 6 of next year. That will pave the way for Biden to be inaugurated and sworn into office at noon on January 20.
In the meantime, our Isaiah Showell took to the streets of Cumberland County to gauge community members’ opinions on how the Presidential election played out.
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