Biden’s 270 vote mark as electors affirm his victory biden trump

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Biden’s state-by-state Electoral College vote formally determines the US presidency. Based on November’s results, Biden earned 306 Electoral College votes to Republican Donald Trump’s 232 biden trump

The Electoral College gave Democrat Joe Biden a majority of its votes on Monday, thus confirming his victory in the US Presidential polls that took place last month. Electoral College of different states of the US cast their ballots for US president. Arizona’s 11 electors vote, Georgia’s 16, Nevada’s 6, Pennsylvania’s 20, Wisconsin’s 10 electors vote have gone for Joe Biden for President, Reuters reported biden trump

Joe Biden’s state-by-state Electoral College vote formally determines the US presidency. Based on November’s results, Biden earned 306 Electoral College votes to Republican Donald Trump’s 232.

According to agency reports, in six battleground states – Arizona, Georgia, Michigan, Nevada, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, electors gave Biden and Harris their votes. Nevada’s electors met through virtual platform because of COVID-19. 

“In this battle for the soul of America, democracy prevailed,” Biden said in remarks in an evening speech. “We the people voted. Faith in our institutions held. The integrity of our elections remains intact. And so, now it is time to turn the page. To unite. To heal,” he said.

President-elect Joe Biden speaks at The Queen theater, Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Trump, certain Republicans still in denial

Despite confirmation by the Electoral College, certain Republican leaders refused to acknowledge the outcome. In Georgia, Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, trump electors met despite Bidens wins from these states. In North Carolina, Utah, Trump’s electors came out to cast votes for him. Former President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton were among electors for Biden and Harris from New York. biden trump

“No, I worry about the country having an illegitimate president, that’s what I worry about. A president that lost and lost badly,” Trump told Fox News in an interview.

Biden is slated to be sworn-in as US President on January 20. Biden will address the nation Monday night after the electors have voted. 

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