'Count every vote' Vs 'Stop the steal': Protests erupt in US as election results near

First Published 6, Nov 2020, 12:32 PM

Even as the results of the 2020 US presidential election indicate a near-certain win for Democrat candidate Joe Biden, protests have erupted across the country. 

<p>With Trump taking to the podium at the White House claiming election fraud, progressive groups staged demonstarations calling on officials to 'count every vote'. Trump supporters took out their own protest marches with 'Stop the steal' placards. Here are some glimpses</p>

With Trump taking to the podium at the White House claiming election fraud, progressive groups staged demonstarations calling on officials to 'count every vote'. Trump supporters took out their own protest marches with 'Stop the steal' placards. Here are some glimpses

<p>Reverend Israel Buffardi marches with demonstrators during a Count Every Vote demonstration at Pennsylvania State Capitol on November 05, 2020 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images)</p>

Reverend Israel Buffardi marches with demonstrators during a Count Every Vote demonstration at Pennsylvania State Capitol on November 05, 2020 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images)

<p>Demonstrators hold up signs as they march during a Count Every Vote demonstration at Pennsylvania State Capitol on November 05, 2020 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images)</p>

Demonstrators hold up signs as they march during a Count Every Vote demonstration at Pennsylvania State Capitol on November 05, 2020 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images)

<p>Maribel Rodriguez of CASA speaks during a Count Every Vote demonstration at the Pennsylvania State Capitol on November 05, 2020 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images)</p>

Maribel Rodriguez of CASA speaks during a Count Every Vote demonstration at the Pennsylvania State Capitol on November 05, 2020 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images)

<p>Demonstrators hold up signs as they march during a Count Every Vote demonstration at Pennsylvania State Capitol on November 05, 2020 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images)</p>

Demonstrators hold up signs as they march during a Count Every Vote demonstration at Pennsylvania State Capitol on November 05, 2020 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images)

<p>President Donald Trump supporters protest outside the Clark County Election Department, where ballots from the election are being counted, on November 5, 2020 in North Las Vegas, Nevada. Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden holds a slim lead over President Trump in the battleground state, which is still too close to call after Tuesday's election. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)</p>

President Donald Trump supporters protest outside the Clark County Election Department, where ballots from the election are being counted, on November 5, 2020 in North Las Vegas, Nevada. Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden holds a slim lead over President Trump in the battleground state, which is still too close to call after Tuesday's election. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

<p>Demonstrators hold up signs as they march during a Count Every Vote demonstration at Pennsylvania State Capitol on November 05, 2020 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images)</p>

Demonstrators hold up signs as they march during a Count Every Vote demonstration at Pennsylvania State Capitol on November 05, 2020 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images)

<p>A Trump supporter stands with fellow demonstrators after he was pepper sprayed by a counter protester outside the TCF election center November 05, 2020 in Detroit, Michigan. Two days after the U.S. presidential election, states continue counting votes as protesters stage dueling demonstrations outside election centers. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)</p>

A Trump supporter stands with fellow demonstrators after he was pepper sprayed by a counter protester outside the TCF election center November 05, 2020 in Detroit, Michigan. Two days after the U.S. presidential election, states continue counting votes as protesters stage dueling demonstrations outside election centers. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

<p>President Donald Trump supporters protest outside the Clark County Election Department, where ballots from the election are being counted, on November 5, 2020 in North Las Vegas, Nevada. Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden holds a slim lead over Donald Trump in the battleground state, which is still too close to call after Tuesday's election. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)</p>

President Donald Trump supporters protest outside the Clark County Election Department, where ballots from the election are being counted, on November 5, 2020 in North Las Vegas, Nevada. Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden holds a slim lead over Donald Trump in the battleground state, which is still too close to call after Tuesday's election. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

<p>A teen stands on the seat of his bike while riding through Black Lives Matter Plaza as people gather to wait for the results of the presidential election between incumbent President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden in front of the White House on November 5, 2020 in Washington, DC. Biden currently has the lead over Trump with 253-214 electoral college votes but four states - North Carolina, Georgia, Pennsylvania, and Nevada - have yet to be called for either candidate. (Photo by Samuel Corum/Getty Images)</p>

A teen stands on the seat of his bike while riding through Black Lives Matter Plaza as people gather to wait for the results of the presidential election between incumbent President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden in front of the White House on November 5, 2020 in Washington, DC. Biden currently has the lead over Trump with 253-214 electoral college votes but four states - North Carolina, Georgia, Pennsylvania, and Nevada - have yet to be called for either candidate. (Photo by Samuel Corum/Getty Images)

<p>Supporters of President Donald Trump gather to protest the election results at the Maricopa County Elections Department office on November 5, 2020 in Phoenix, Arizona. Ballots continue to be counted in many critical battleground states as the final results in the U.S. presidential election remain too close to call. (Photo by Courtney Pedroza/Getty Images)</p>

Supporters of President Donald Trump gather to protest the election results at the Maricopa County Elections Department office on November 5, 2020 in Phoenix, Arizona. Ballots continue to be counted in many critical battleground states as the final results in the U.S. presidential election remain too close to call. (Photo by Courtney Pedroza/Getty Images)