translated from Spanish: Electoral College confirms Biden’s victory in presidential election

The Electoral College confirmed on Monday the victory of Democratic candidate Joe Biden in last November’s presidential election. It is this body that indirectly elects the president with the bulk vote of elected voters in each state. Specifically, Biden has already won 302 of the 538 electoral college votes, above the 270 needed to win a majority, and far from the 232 obtained by outgoing president and re-election candidate Donald Trump. Biden is expected to add up to 306 votes in total. Each state normally gathers its constituents in the Capitol to vote according to the system set by state law and at the time its authorities decide. So, after several hours of voting, California’s 55 votes have been the ones that have definitively decanted the balance in favor of Biden.La voting of the 538 voters is usually an unsealed paperwork, but outgoing President Donald Trump’s refusal to accept his defeat has put all the spotlight on the process and protests of Trump supporters. a recent interview and was immediately expelled from the commissions of which he was part by a decision of the leadership of the legislative body itself, controlled by the Republicans. An internal communication for workers in both legislative chambers in Michigan also announced that during Monday’s day the work would be telematic for “security reasons”. Other states have also increased security measures in the face of the convening of demonstrations and the receipt of threats. In Pennsylvania voters are escorted and in Arizona the state Electoral College meeting takes place in a secret location.

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