Some Americans fear that the deep political divisions in the country and President Donald Trump's determination to challenge the results of the election will cause civil war.
For nearly 30 years, the state of Georgia has voted reliably Republican in presidential elections. Not since 1992 has the state backed a Democrat for president. Until now.
The Trump campaign has filed two lawsuits in federal court over ballot counting and voting deadlines in Pennsylvania, threatening to take the election to the Supreme Court. But this race is not likely to be decided by the Supreme Court.
On day one, a newly inaugurated President Joe Biden will have to address a devastated economy - much like he and former President Barack Obama did a decade ago.
What can the country expect?
During the 2020 campaign, Vice President Biden consistently spoke about problems stemming from systemic racism. Many voters will be hoping that his actions over the next four years must match his campaign words.
National media outlets in the United States are stating that Joe Biden has won the eletion for the Presidency over Donald Trump.
Neither disinformation nor voter intimidation is anything new. But tools developed by leading tech companies including Twitter, Facebook and Google now allow these tactics to scale up dramatically.
It doesn't matter which votes get counted first. The end result is the same. It is just that having to watch it happen can play with your emotions.
Photo of the week from the November 6, 2020, edition of the Kiowa County Press in Eads, Colorado - Election results on the front page of the Kiowa County Press November 5, 1920.
Colorado Democrats announced their new leadership team on Thursday, two days after the party successfully preserved its control of the state House and Senate, in addition to holding the governor's office.