Former US Vice President Joe Biden officially won the Democratic nomination on Friday by winning the required number of delegates. He can now prepare to face outgoing President Donald Trump in the November presidential election.
Goals achieved for the former US Vice President. Jo Biden officially won the Democratic nomination on Friday, June 5, preparing the ground for competing with President-elect Donald Trump during the November presidential election.
A candidate needs 1991 delegates to secure a nomination. Biden reached that number on Friday after seven states and the District of Columbia held their primaries earlier this week.
“A united party”
Joe Biden was the only remaining candidate for the nomination after his main rival, Bernie Sanders, gave up running in April.
“It was an honor to compete against a group of the most talented candidates from the Democratic Party and I am proud to say that we are going against this presidential election as a united party,” Biden said in a statement.
“I will spend every one of the days separating us from November 3 to fight to win the vote of Americans all over the great country so that together we win the battle for the soul of this nation, and so that we make sure that rebuild our economy without forgetting anyone, “he added.