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  • Congressional Certification of the 2020 Electoral College Results help_outline

    The final tally of votes was read out by the tellers and confirmed by Vice President Pence. Biden and Harris each received 306 votes for President and Vice President respectively, while Trump and Pence received 232 votes. Joe Biden and Kamala Harris were deemed elected to the term beginning January 20, 2021.
    Wisconsin's 10 votes for Biden and Harris were announced. Representative Louie Gohmert (R-TX) raised an objection and claimed the support of 71 Representatives. The objection was not signed by any Senator as required by Sections 15 and 17 of title 3, United States Code. The objection was dismissed and the electoral votes counted.
    The joint session of congress reconvened. Orders from the Senate and House rejecting the objection to the Pennsylvania count were read into the record and the 20 votes for Biden and Harris were officially recorded.
    The objection to the Pennsylvania electoral college vote was defeated in the House with 138 yays, 282 nays, with 11 not voting.
    Pennsylvania's 20 votes for Biden and Harris were announced. Rep. Scott Perry (R-PA) raised an objection. The objection was deliverd in written frorm, supported by 80 Republican Representatives as well as Republican Senator Josh Hawley (R-MO). The objection was read into the record and the joint session suspended for each house to debate separately.
    Nevada's 4 votes for Biden and Harris were announced. Representative Mo Brooks (R-AL) raised an objection and claimed the support of 55 Representatives. The objection was not signed by any Senator as required by Sections 15 and 17 of title 3, United States Code. The objection was dismissed and the electoral votes counted.
    Michigan's 16 votes for Biden and Harris were announced. Representative Marjorie Greene (R-GA) raised an objection and claimed the support of 70 Republican colleagues. The objection was not signed by any Senator as required by Sections 15 and 17 of title 3, United States Code. The objection was dismissed and the electoral votes counted.
    Georgia's 16 votes for Biden and Harris were announced. Representative Jody Hice (R-GA) raised an objection and claimed the support of 74 Republican colleagues. Vice President Pence asked if the objection was signed by a Member and Senator as required by Sections 15 and 17 of title 3, United States Code. Rep. Hice said that all Senators had withdrawn their objections. The objection was dismissed, and the electoral votes recorded.
    The joint session of congress reconvened. Orders from the Senate and House rejecting the objection to the Arizona count were read into the record and the 11 votes for Biden and Harris were officially recorded.
    The objection to the Arizona electoral college vote count was defeated in the House with 121 yays, 303 nays, with 7 members not voting.
    The House suspended proceedings because of the deteriorating security situation, with rioters entering the capitol building.
    Arizona's 11 votes for Biden and Harris were announced. Rep. Paul Gossar (R-AZ) and Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) raised an objection. The objection was presented in writing and co-signed by an additional 58 Representatives and 7 Senators. After the objection was read into the record, the joint session was suspended and the House and Senate took up the objection in their respective chambers.
    The House and Senate met in joint session to count the electoral votes in the presidential election, with Vice President Pence presiding.