The New Paper

January 6, 2021

Congress meets to certify Electoral College vote

Congress will meet today to count and certify Electoral College votes, marking the final step in the 2020 presidential election before inauguration on January 20. While over 100 Republicans are expected to object to the certification (triggering a debate and vote in Congress), the objections would require majority approval in the House and Senate and are not expected to impact the final certification.
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