Democratic candidate, Joe Biden has been elected President of the United States of America.
According to CNN projection, Biden polled 273 electoral college votes while President Trump garnered 213 electoral college votes.
Biden in a statement said: “I am honoured and humbled by the trust the American people have placed in me and in Vice President-elect Harris.
“In the face of unprecedented obstacles, a record number of Americans voted. Proving once again, that democracy beats deep in the heart of America.
“With the campaign over, it’s time to put the anger and the harsh rhetoric behind us and come together as a nation.
“It’s time for America to unite. And to heal.”
The 77-year-old president-elect’s running mate, Kamala Harris will become the female, Black, and Indian American vice president.
Harris is the daughter of two immigrants from India and Jamaica.