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Joseph R. Biden, 46th President of the United States: Home

This guide provides the resources, both print and on-line, that detail the life and accomplishments of Joseph R. Biden, President of the United States. Browse the resources below or check with the Reference Librarian at your Delaware Public Library.

Books by President and Dr. Biden

Books about President Biden

Fiction and Graphic Novels

Books for Kids

Career Timeline

1970-1972 - Serves on the New Castle County Council in Delaware.

1972 - Elected to the Senate, defeating incumbent Senator J. Caleb Boggs. Re-elected in 1978, 1984, 1990, 1996 and 2002.

November 4, 2008 - Elected Vice President of the United States as running mate of President Barack Obama.

November 6, 2012 - President Obama and Vice-President Biden are reelected.

November 3, 2020 - Wins popular vote.

December 15, 2020 - Electoral College vote; officially becomes President-elect.

January 6, 2021 - Congress completes their count of Electoral College votes.

January 20, 2021 - The 59th Presidential Inauguration and Swearing-In.