With the exception of the President and his small cadre of toadies and conspiracy theorists, nearly everyone else in the world welcomed Joe Biden as President-elect of the United States. That victory, uncertain early on Election Night, became more sure as votes trickled in over the next few days from places like Detroit, Milwaukee, Philadelphia and Atlanta. Overall, turnout hit 66% of eligible voters, the highest in the United States since 1900. Sam Fulwood III is a fellow at the American University Department of Government, a former senior fellow at the Center for American Progress, and a columnist at ThinkProgress. For 30 years, he reported for the Cleveland Plain Dealer and the Los Angeles Times. He joined Monday Buzz host Brian Standing on November 11, 2020.