The story: In a few hours' time, American citizens will be waking up to vote in a highly-contested election which pits current President Donald Trump against Democrat Joe Biden.
Oldest president? Biden served as Barack Obama's vice-president. If Biden is elected, he will become the oldest president in US history at his inauguration. Trump will be the oldest president to win a second term, if he claims victory.
Biggest turnout: According to Reuters, more than 95 million Americans had already cast their votes, using the early ballot system. The increase in the use of the mail-in and early voting system was largely as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, which has killed 230 000 people in the United States.