Joe Biden Becomes First
Presidential Candidate to
Receive 80 Million Votes.
President-elect Joe Biden has officially
received the most votes cast for a presidential
candidate in U.S. history.
As of November 25,
he has earned
80 million votes. .
Former President Barack Obama previously held
the record after receiving 69.5 million votes in 2008.
Donald Trump has earned the second-most
votes of all time, having received 74 million
in the 2020 presidential election.
The turnout rate for the 2020 presidential
election was the highest in more than a century.
More than 156 million
Americans cast their ballots.
That is estimated to be 66.5 percent
of the eligible voter population. .
The final vote total will likely
be around 158 million. .
That is 20 million more votes than the
record 137 million that were cast in 2016.