Joe Biden now formally has greater than the 270 Electoral Faculty votes he wants to say the presidency after California licensed its election outcomes on Friday night.
Secretary of State Alex Padilla authorized the outcomes, based on his workplace, which Democratic Governor Gavin Newsom will use to organize the Certificates of Ascertainment appointing the state’s 55 electors for Biden. All states that voted for Biden over President Donald Trump have now licensed their presidential election outcomes aside from New Jersey, which plans to take action on Monday, and Hawaii, which is ready for the decision of two pending lawsuits.
The electors will meet of their states on Dec. 14 to forged their votes, which Congress will tally in a joint session on Jan. 6.
At the same time as Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris proceed with the transition to a brand new administration, Trump continues to make unsubstantiated allegations of huge voter fraud on Twitter and in a lenghly video launched this week. However his already slim probabilities of reversing the election consequence have narrowed much more as courts in a number of a number of states have rejected authorized challenges introduced by his marketing campaign.
Biden’s lead within the well-liked vote is now greater than 7 million votes.