All 538 electors from all state capitals across the US will gather in their respective states on Monday to formally vote for Joe Biden and officially confirm him as the 2020 president-elect, even as Trump vows to fight.
Monday, December 14, is the official day for all 538 electors to meet in their respective states in order to cast their votes for president based upon the election results that were recently certified by all 50 states and Washington, D.C., NBC reports. The vote by the Electoral College is expected to confirm Joe Biden as the President-elect in the 2020 US presidential election.
The voting time by the electors on Monday varies from state to state. The first states with electors voting begin at 10 AM ET with Indiana, Tennessee and Vermont.
At noon, the main battleground states, which saw legal challenges by President Trump, cast their votes in Arizona, Georgia and Pennsylvania, followed by Wisconsin at 1 PM in Michigan at 2 PM. In Michigan, due to concerns over protests and potential threats of violence, the state capitol will be closed during the vote.
But the big daddy of Electoral College votes is California, with 55, which will vote at 5 PM ET.
President-elect Joe Biden is expected to speak after the Electoral College confirms his victory. Biden is anticipated to make his remarks around 8 PM ET, according to his transition team, 11 Alive reported.
According to a statement by the transition team, Biden’s remarks will be aimed at “the strength and resilience of our democracy.”
Following Biden’s confirmation by the Electoral College, he will be poised to be inaugurated as the 46th President of the United States on January 20, 2021
President Trump has signaled that he will continue to challenge the results of the 2020 election even as the Electoral College meets today in most state capitols to cast votes officially confirming Joe Biden’s victory, the Washington Post reported.
“No, it’s not over,” President Trump he said in an interview taped on Saturday at the Army-Navy game at the U.S. Military Academy. “We keep going, and we’re going to continue to go forward. We have numerous local cases. We’re, you know, in some of the states that got rigged and robbed from us. We won every one of them. We won Pennsylvania. We won Michigan. We won Georgia by a lot.”