'The people of this nation have spoken,' says US President-Elect Joe Biden2 min read . Updated: 08 Nov 2020, 07:33 AM IST
- 'This is the time to heal America': US President-Elect Joe Biden
- 'I pledge to be a President who seeks not to divide, but to unify,' says Joe Biden
Supporters of US President-Elect Joe Biden and Vice-President-Elect Kamala Harris gathered at Wilmington in Delaware to celebrate their victory in the US Presidential Elections 2020. After his victory in the state of Pennsylvania, Joe Biden on Saturday became the President-Elect of the United States. The Democratic presidential candidate defeated President Donald Trump in a closely contested election and is set to be the 46th president of the United States. He would be the oldest president of the country at the age of 78.
The President-elect Joe Biden was greeted with loud cheers as he took the stage. He delivered his victory speech. He was joined by his wife, Jill, and his running mate, Senator Kamala Harris.
Here are the highlights
-For all those of you who voted for President Trump, I understand the disappointment tonight. Now let's give each other a chance. It's time to put away the harsh rhetoric, lower the temperature, see each other again, listen to each other again: US President-elect Joe Biden
-This is the time to heal America, says President-elect Biden
-Folks, I am a proud Democrat: Joe Biden
-I pledge to be a President who seeks not to divide, but to unify. Who doesn’t see Red and Blue states, but a United States: US Vice-President elect Joe Biden.
-I vow to ‘restore the soul’ of America: Joe Biden
-"The people of this nation have spoken," says Joe Biden.
-"We've won with the most votes ever cast for a presidential ticket in the history of the nation."
-"We Won With Most Votes Ever Cast": US President-Elect Joe Biden
-US President-Elect Joe Biden begins his address to the nation
-We have elected a President who represents the best in us
-Kamala Harris says voters ushered in 'new day for America'
-Protecting our democracy takes struggle, it takes sacrifice but there is joy & progress in it. Because we have the power to build a better future: Kamala Harris, US Vice President-elect.
-We the people have the power to build a better future, says Kamala Harris
-You delivered a clear message, you chose truth, you chose Joe Biden as the next President of United States
-Thank You for coming in record times to make our voice heard: Kamala Harris
-Kamala Harris delivers remarks ahead of US President-Elect Joe Biden
-Kamala Harris will also address supporters shortly'
-Joe Biden will be addressing the nation at 6.30 am.
-Biden said in a tweet that it was an honour to be chosen to lead the country, and assured that he will be the President for all Americans, whether they had voted for him or not.
"America, I'm honored that you have chosen me to lead our great country. The work ahead of us will be hard, but I promise you this: I will be a President for all Americans -- whether you voted for me or not. I will keep the faith that you have placed in me," he said.
Biden clinched the states of Washington, Oregon, California, Colorado, New Mexico, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, Michigan, Pennsylvania, New York, Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Virginia, Delaware, Connecticut, District of Columbia and Maryland.