By Geoff Earle, Deputy U.s. Political Editor For Dailymail.com
Published: 16:35 GMT, 24 November 2020 | Updated: 16:35 GMT, 24 November 2020
President-elect Joe Biden on Tuesday crossed a historic milestone and got 80 million votes – more than any candidate in U.S. history, in an election President Donald Trump continues to call 'rigged.'
Biden and running mate Kamala Harris' vote total exceeds Trump's by more than 6 million votes, and his lead as a percentage has grown to 51 to 47 per cent, making the election that will make Biden the 46th president not particularly close.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
It was in the electoral college where Trump could have prevailed if tens of thousands of votes had gone the other way in a handful of key states, but as it stands with states continuing to certify their results, Biden is on track to win 306 electoral votes to Trump's 223.
That is the same number Trump amassed in 2016.
President Donald Trump promised a 'big lawsuit' Tuesday
The gulf separating the two candidates in the popular vote – which does not decide the race – has not kept Trump from threatening more litigation, even after his administration allowed the formal beginning of a presidential transition Monday.
Trump promised Tuesday that a 'big lawsuit' to come.