US Democratic nominee Joe Biden declared victory in the 2020 presidential race on Saturday night, while US President Donald Trump refused to concede defeat. In a speech delivered from Wilmington, Delaware, Biden urged unity and reached out directly to Trump's supporters.
"Let's give each other a chance," he said, urging Democrats and Republicans to "stop treating our opponents as our enemy."
Earlier in the day, Trump said that the 2020 election is "far from over," vowing to take legal actions.
Biden's speech came a few hours after he had been projected by multiple US media outlets to have won over 270 electoral votes.
Biden has made the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic a central issue of his presidential bid.
Biden said Saturday night that he will name a group of scientists and experts as "transition advisors" to convert his plan to respond to the pandemic into an action blueprint.