Biden wins South Carolina major and vows to make ‘Trump a loser’ | EUROtoday

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There have been additionally considerations about turnout this time, with solely a trickle of voters at polling stations visited by AFP within the historic metropolis of Charleston as many individuals apparently considered his victory as a foregone conclusion.

Several voters stated Mr Biden’s file as president was principally passable, whereas admitting there was a scarcity of enthusiasm for his second-term bid – however that they didn’t need to see Mr Trump win.

‘Lesser of two evils’

“It’s the lesser of two evils,” stated Noelle Paris, 63. “It had to be Biden, just because you know again, the most viable candidate in terms of chances. But strong candidate? Not so much in my opinion.”

But Mr Biden has additionally been constructing on momentum after coaching a collection of assaults on Mr Trump.

Other polls have confirmed him edging forward of Mr Trump or neck-and-neck, even when his private approval rankings stay at low ranges not seen by a sitting president for many years.

“I think he’s done the best he could,” stated Annette Hamilton, 63, casting her vote at a church corridor in north Charleston. Asked if Mr Biden might win in November, she replied: “I pray to God he will.”

Mr Biden additionally pointed to his victory in an unofficial major in New Hampshire, even supposing he was not on the poll and voters needed to write him in.