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    The US presidential campaign enters its final day on Monday, with both presidential candidates Donald Trump and Joe Biden mustering their final efforts in an attempt to win votes in this extraordinary race, which has put the pandemic-stricken nation on the edge.

    While Americans will cast their last vote on Tuesday, it's still uncertain when the final result will be known due to the extraordinarily large number of mail-in ballots.

    Of the 92 million Americans who have already voted, an estimated 59 million voted by mail, according to media reports.

    Because mail ballots take longer to count than ballots cast at polling stations, pundits are warning that the national election results are unlikely to be available on Tuesday – especially with courts yet to determine whether mail-in ballots postmarked before 3 November but that arrive late will be valid.

    As the US has more than 9 million confirmed COVID-19 cases, 51 percent of Americans consider the coronavirus pandemic to be out of control, with voters 25 points more likely (61-36 percent) to consider measures to limit COVID-19 more important than reviving the economy, according to a Fox News poll on Sunday.

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