US election: Tension as protestors take to the streets near White House

US election: Tension as protestors take to the streets near White House

- Tension has mounted as citizens wait anxiously who will be declared the winner between the incumbent President Donald Trump and his arch-rival Joe Biden

- The anxious citizen took to the streets near the White House on the evening of Tuesday, November 3 as they waited for the results

- The Washington DC police and protestors tussled at the Black Lives matter Plaza, several others carried signs, chanted, and danced as they waited for the votes to be counted

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The counting of votes in the highly contested United States polls is currently on with few States remaining to determine who will clinch the Presidency.

Tension has however mounted as citizens wait anxiously who will be declared the winner between the incumbent President Donald Trump and his arch-rival Joe Biden.

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As reported by the Guardian, the anxious citizen took to the streets near the White House on the evening of Tuesday, November 3 as they waited for the results.

Protectors near the White House on the evening of Tuesday, November 3. Photo: Getty Images
Protectors near the White House on the evening of Tuesday, November 3. Photo: Getty Images
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The Washington DC police and protestors tussled at the Black Lives matter Plaza, several others carried signs, chanted and danced to music in the US capital as they waited for the votes to be counted.

The mood was festive, with people dancing and singing, but frustrations were also on display.

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Earlier, Legit.ng reported that in anticipation of a protest that might ensue after the outcome of the coming United States (US) elections, the government had on Monday, November 1, built barricades around the White House.

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They were built out of heavy-duty material designed to deter climbers as the government braces for potential electoral violence.

The barricades which spanned roughly 8,800 feet block off the Ellipse, a large green area south of the White House, and Lafayette Square to the north.

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