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Georgia certifies results for Biden

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 11/21/20, 11:19 pm

Gov. Brian Kemp and top elections officials on Friday announced Joe Biden won the presidential race and the state’s 16 electors. President Donald Trump requested a recount on Saturday. Friday’s certification followed a manual count of presidential votes done as an audit of electronic voting machines.

What’s happening with the count in other contested states? Trump met with top Republicans from the Michigan legislature at the White House on Friday, prompting speculation the president wanted to tamper with how the state’s electors might vote. Afterward, the state delegation said in a statement that they discussed COVID-19 relief with the president. “We have not yet been made aware of any information that would change the outcome of the election in Michigan,” they said. Biden leads by more than 155,000 votes based on the state’s current count, which the Board of State Canvassers is expected to certify on Monday. On Saturday, a federal judge rejected a request from the Trump campaign to delay certification of the election results in Pennsylvania.

Dig deeper: Read Kyle Ziemnick’s report in The Stew on the status of the Trump campaign’s continued fight in court over the election.

Editor’s note: WORLD has updated this report since its initial posting.


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Lynde Langdon

Lynde is a WORLD Digital's managing editor. She is a graduate of World Journalism Institute, the Missouri School of Journalism, and the University of Missouri-St. Louis. Lynde resides with her family in Wichita, Kansas. Follow Lynde on Twitter @lmlangdon.

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  • Cyborg3's picture
    Cyborg3
    Posted: Sat, 11/21/2020 10:10 am

    Trump will have his day in court and we will see how this plays out. 

  • TIM MILLER
    Posted: Mon, 11/23/2020 08:28 am

    Amen.

  • not silent
    Posted: Mon, 11/23/2020 10:18 am

    I was reading this today and thought it was perfect for this week. 1 Timothy 2:1-4: "First of all, then, I urge that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be made for all people, for kings and all who are in high positions, that we may lead a peaceful and quiet life, godly and dignified in every way.  This is good and it is pleasing in the sight of God our Savior, who desires all people to be saved and to come to the knowledge of the truth." 

  • Hawkdriver
    Posted: Mon, 11/23/2020 11:03 am

    Amen and Amen.  Couldn't agree more.  Pray, pray, pray...repeat.  It's His work, His world, we are His ambassodors. 

    Psalms 127:1 "Unless the Lord builds the house, They labor in vain who build it; Unless the Lord guards the city, The watchman stays awake in vain." NJKV

  • TIM MILLER
    Posted: Mon, 11/23/2020 02:23 pm

    Amen.

  • Cyborg3's picture
    Cyborg3
    Posted: Tue, 12/01/2020 02:12 am

    This president will not enable us to lead a quite life! This is the whole point of why we fight! Certainly, we do pray but let us understand clearly that he is no friend of the church - just watch!

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