US election: Global poll backs Joe Biden to defeat Donald Trump

US election: Global poll backs Joe Biden to defeat Donald Trump

- The wait for Joe Biden and Donald Trump is coming to an end as US election holds today, Tuesday, November 3

- The two candidates (Republican and Democrat) are eagerly waiting for the outcome of the election

- Meanwhile, a global poll in which nearly 20,000 people from over 20 countries participated has backed Biden to become 46th US president

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Presidential candidates, Joe Biden and Donald Trump, have run out of time to campaign for support in the race to win the United States election.

The two candidates are now awaiting the outcome from their respective campaigns as voters take to the street to cast their ballots.

IPSOS, a global poll platform, was curious to find out how other nations viewed the respective candidates.

Over 20,000 people from 24 different countries were asked to register their opinions on the two men.

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Democratic nominee, Biden seems to be a firm favourite, earning nearly triple the 'votes' his competitor scored. IPSOS explained that:

"When asked who they would vote for in the 2020 U.S. Election, many more adults surveyed in most of 24 countries, not including the United States, say they would vote for Democrat candidate Joe Biden over Republican candidate Donald Trump – 48% would cast a ballot for Biden, while 17% would choose incumbent President Trump.”
Biden seems to be a global favourite according to the poll. Credit: Instagram/ Trump, Biden
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In South Africa, Biden seems to have won the approval of many, scoring over 50% approval while 28% weren't sure who to support. In comparison, Trump only scored 20%.

Results from Sweden proved that Biden enjoys immense support in this region, with 73% of the respondents giving him their vote.

While India gave Trump the highest number of votes (34%), Biden still came out on top with 38%.

Ironically, Mexico (7%) and Russia (13%) showed the least support for Trump ahead of the results of the election.

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Meanwhile, the US former vice president and presidential hopeful Biden has given his supporters his words, saying he will fight for them "come rain or shine."

The 77-year-old gave this assurance on Tuesday, November 3, through a post on Instagram where he commands over 5 million followers.

Biden, a former senator who served as the 47th US vice president under Barack Obama, is being favoured to win the election according to many online poll and predictions.

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