Electoral College: Nevada, Georgia, Arizona, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin electors vote Joe Biden for president

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Nevada’s six electors voted for Democrat Joe Biden for president on Monday, confirming the president-elect’s victory in the state in the 2020 U.S. presidential election.

Biden’s win in the battleground state was challenged in Nevada district court by President Donald Trump’s campaign but a judge dismissed the suit, ruling that the campaign had not supported its claims of fraud and wrongdoing with proof.

Georgia’s 16 electors voted for Democrat Joe Biden for president on Monday, confirming the president-elect’s victory in the Southern state in the 2020 U.S. presidential election.

Arizona’s 11 electors voted for Democrat Joe Biden for president on Monday, confirming the president-elect’s victory in the Southwestern state in the 2020 U.S. presidential election, according to a spokesperson for the secretary of state.

The Arizona Republican Party had challenged the ballot count in the battleground state’s most populous county, arguing that it had been conducted in a manner that violated Arizona law, but a state court judge threw out the lawsuit.

Pennsylvania cast its 20 votes in the Electoral College for Democratic President-elect Joe Biden on Monday, capping weeks of post-election turmoil as Republican President Donald Trump sought to have the Northeastern state’s election overturned.

Before voting began, the head of the state’s Democratic Party, Nancy Patton Mills, said it was “a great day for democracy.”

Biden won the Nov. 3 election in Pennsylvania by about 81,000 votes. Trump and his allies sued to have the results overturned based on what they claimed were widespread irregularities. State and federal courts rejected those efforts.

Wisconsin’s 10 electors voted for Democrat Joe Biden for president on Monday, confirming the president-elect’s victory in the state in the 2020 U.S. presidential election.

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