Joe Biden launches transition website to 'hit the ground running' as odds reach ...

JOE BIDEN has launched a presidential transition website after his odds of winning the presidency surged to an all-time high.

PUBLISHED: 06:24, Thu, Nov 5, 2020 | UPDATED: 06:24, Thu, Nov 5, 2020

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According to Betfair the Democrat Party candidate now has a 87 percent chance of becoming the next leader of the free world. This followed his victories in the crunch states of Wisconsin and Michigan.

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The new website, buildbackbetter.com, was created "so that the Biden-Harris administration can hit the ground running".

Both Mr Biden and his rival, Donald , have publicly said they believe they are on the path to victory.

However as more states declare their results Mr ’s chances have fallen sharply and he’s been criticised for making unsubstantiated allegations about election rigging.

Ahead of the election Mr Biden was the bookies favourite with a 69 percent chance of victory.

TrumpJoe Biden has launched the Build Back Better transition website (Image: GETTY)

TrumpJoe Biden addressed the nation on Wednesday alongside Kamala Harris (Image: GETTY)

His position has strengthened over the past 24 hours as more mail in ballots, which disproportionately favour the Democrats, are counted.

On Wednesday the AP news agency called Michigan, a key swing state, for Mr Biden.

In 2016 Mr unexpectedly won the state with a margin of just 0.23 percent of the vote.

The Democrat candidate is now just six electoral college votes away from securing victory.

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TrumpVote counting is continuing in a number of states across America (Image: GETTY)

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