Joseph Biden (Photo Credit: AFP/Mark Makela)

The Senate and the House of Representatives of the United States Congress on Thursday at a joint meeting approved the victory of Democrat Joseph Biden in the presidential elections held in the country on November 3, according to US news channels.

The total number of electors appointed to vote for the President of the United States is 538. Of this total, the majority is 270. The votes for the President of the United States were distributed as follows: Joseph Biden received 306 votes, Donald Trump – received 232 votes, according to US Vice President Mike Pence, who chaired the session.

The outcome of this meeting should put a final point in the process of summing up the results of the November vote and end the debate over who the next officially head of the US administration.