Stakes are high as Democrats nominee Joe Biden push for a stunning win against incumbent and Republican nominee Donald Trump on November 3rd, 2020 United States polls as he guns to be the 46th President of the United States.
The US has suffered its worst week for new infections of the entire Covid-19 pandemic just days before the election.
This week was the worst in terms of new infections of the pandemic in the US, breaking 500,000 new cases for the first time in history.
The COVID-19 Tracking Project puts Trump’s re-election bid into Jeopardy.
Pollsters are rooting for a Biden win but the 2016 polls showed the same pollsters goofed tipping Hillary Clinton win.This has cast doubts whether Trump will upset the formbook again.
Since 1993 when George W. Bush lost after serving for one term, other subsequent Presidents ruled for two terms consecutively. Time will tell whether Trump will become the second after Bush to fail to clinch his second term.
George Washington (1789-1820) was the first President of the US. The longest serving President was Theodore Roosevelt who ruled for 31 years between 1908 and 1933; Lyndon Johnson (27 days) was the shortest serving President between December 26th, 1972 and January 22, 1973.
There are only six former living Presidents of the US. These are Jimmy Carter, Bill Clinton, George W.Bush and Barack Obama. Carter is the oldest living former President at 96 years while Obama is the youngest aged 59 years.
The six nonagenarian Presidents of the US are Carter 96 years, George W.Bush, 94, Gerald Ford 93 years, 165 days, Ronald Reagan 93yrs, 120 days, John Adams 90yrs, 247 days and Herbert Hoover, 90yrs, 71 days.