US Elections: Early voter levels surge to create records

US Elections: Early voter levels surge to create records

Muscat: Election day is underway in the US and the spotlight is on for the race for the White House between Donald Trump, who is seeking a second term and veteran Democrat Joe Biden.

As Trump addressed supporters in Virginia, Biden made last minute stops at Pennsylvania.

With results coming in from eastern and central America, no battleground states have been identified yet, with all eyes on Florida.

Early voting surged to levels never seen before in the US elections with over a 100 million votes being sent by mail or in person.

COVID 19 and the economy seem to the top issues for voters, exit polls show. 

Latest updates

Trump has won Florida, Ohio, Kentucky, Kansas, Louisiana, Indiana, Wyoming, West Virginia, South Carolina, Idaho, Alabama, Mississippi, Tennessee, Oklahoma, Arkansas, South Dakota, North Dakota, Missouri, Nebraska, Iowa and Montana.

Joe Biden has sealed Hawaii, Minnesota, Colorado, New Mexico, California, New Hampshire, Oregon, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, Rhode Island, New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Maryland, Illinois, Delaware and Connecticut, as well as the District of Columbia.

Polls indicate clearly which way 38 of the 50 states will go

The focus is on tightly contested "swing states" like Pennsylvania and Florida

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