Donald Trump and Joe Biden direct their final pleas to voters as they dash between the nations of the decisive battle for the White House.
The US president uses the last 24 hours before election A day to hold rallies in North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Michigan and Wisconsin.
His Democratic rival focuses on Ohio and Pennsylvania, during the transmission Barack Obama To try to rally support in Georgia and Florida.
Both understand that they will need early and convincing victories when voting closes tomorrow night, since the final results may take longer than usual to count.
But many ballots have already been kicked out, with 94 million early votes recorded – nearly double the 50 million who did so by that point in 2016.
The Department of Justice continues to take precautions and is sending officials to monitor polling stations and reduce voter suppression and intimidation in 18 states.
On his first stop of the day, Mr. Trump Confident of holding on to the fifteen electoral college votes in North Carolina, he declared at a rally: “We shall prevail.”
While Mr. Biden “Tomorrow we can put an end to a presidency that has failed to protect this nation,” he said at an event hosted by his supporters in Ohio.
In at least two states of “lashing”, new NBC polls show the race is still steep.
Biden leads 51% against Trump in Pennsylvania, while in Arizona, the two candidates are neck-bound 48%.
When he launched his campaign in April 2019, Biden acknowledged how important Pennsylvania was in his victory, telling his supporters in Pittsburgh: “If I’m going to be able to beat Donald Trump in 2020, it will happen here.”
Given how uncertain the outcome is, the campaigns of both sides are already trying to define the terms of how to interpret the long and extended outcome.
Trump’s team accused their opponents of trying to “delegitimize” the first results reported overnight by warning of delays in counting and receiving votes in the mail.
“The final moments of the Biden campaign will be ugly and will be cruel,” a spokesman for the Republican candidate said.
Meanwhile, Biden’s team sent last-minute fundraising calls, telling supporters that they “need to make sure we are ready to take on any challenges we may face” after the vote ends but before the winner is announced.