What to expect next

Written by on November 20, 2020

Though President-elect Joe Biden has gained the election and is at the moment sitting at 290 electoral votes, the election is not over.

State’s have to complete counting votes and certifying the outcomes earlier than their state-chosen deadline. As soon as states have licensed their votes, state electors need to forged their Electoral School votes earlier than sending them to Congress to be counted.  

Regardless of President Donald Trump having but to simply accept the end result of the election and pursuing authorized motion, the timeline for state electors to fulfill and ship of their votes will stay the identical, as established by the Structure.

If the a number of states Trump is contesting leads to do conduct a recount, the recount and outcomes need to be licensed by the “Protected Harbor” deadline as a way to rely.

As we await states to certify their outcomes and the outcomes of Trump’s lawsuits and Georgia’s recount, what can we count on over the following 60 days? 

Necessary dates to recollect 

Extra: Nine legal experts say Trump’s lawsuit challenging election results in Pennsylvania is dead on arrival

Extra: How states prevent election fraud: Time to count votes ‘is not a sign of misconduct or chaos’

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