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Politics Arizona, Wisconsin to certify election results Monday, Trump may challenge outcome

18:15  30 november  2020
18:15  30 november  2020 Source:   usatoday.com

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Trump vowed to challenge the outcome in court even before the recount — for which he had paid $US3 million — ended. The Wisconsin Voters Alliance, a conservative group, has already filed a lawsuit against state election officials, seeking to block certification of the results .

MADISON — Wisconsin 's partial recount boosted Democrat Joe Biden's victory by 87 votes Sunday as President Donald Trump said he was preparing a lawsuit to overturn the results . The completion of the recount prompted the Democratic leader of the state Elections Commission to say she would certify

Two key battleground states, Arizona and Wisconsin, are expected to certify their votes Monday, further closing the door on President Donald Trump's legal battles challenging the results of the 2020 presidential election.

Vice President-elect Joe Biden will be certified as the winner in both those states.

Arizona officials will certify election results at 1 p.m. EST/11 a.m. MT., which will be certified by Arizona Secretary of State Katie Hobbs while Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey, Attorney General Mark Brnovich and Supreme Court Chief Justice Robert Brutinel serve as witnesses.

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Watch live presidential election results as ballots are counted in key swing states for President Trump and Joe Biden.Chelsea Stahl / NBC News. Data from Arizona 's Maricopa County shows that there are still about 605,000 uncounted ballots, and results for a bulk of them are expected to come out in

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a group of people sitting at a table: Poll workers count ballots inside the Maricopa County Election Department in Phoenix, Arizona on November 5, 2020. © OLIVIER TOURON, AFP via Getty Images Poll workers count ballots inside the Maricopa County Election Department in Phoenix, Arizona on November 5, 2020.

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Wisconsin Elections Commissions chairwoman Ann Jacobs said Sunday that she plans to certify votes on Monday to resolve legal challenges more quickly.

"The reason for that is the Trump campaign cannot appeal until it's certified," she said.

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Trump is expected to challenge the certified results in both states.

Trump tweeted Saturday that: "The Wisconsin recount is not about finding mistakes in the count, it is about finding people who have voted illegally, and that case will be brought after the recount is over, on Monday or Tuesday."

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The 2020 presidential race results have yet to be officially certified amid legal challenges over the supposed What do you make of Team Trump 's effort to challenge the results of the election in local courts? The fraud was well documented and could be proved to have changed the outcome .

Trump sues: Trump ’s campaign put into action the legal strategy the president had signalled for weeks: attacking the integrity of the voting process in states where the result could Clearly the 2020 election results surprised and disappointed many observers. In other cases, it simply reconfirmed their priors.

In Arizona, results can be contested for five days following the certification.

Trump's team has challenged results in several states, but the president has faced a string of setbacks.

Contributing: Patrick Marley, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel; Andrew Oxford, Arizona Republic

This article originally appeared on USA TODAY: Arizona, Wisconsin to certify election results Monday, Trump may challenge outcome

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With his denial of the outcome, Trump endangered America’s democracy, threatened to undermine national security and public health, and duped supporters into believing, perhaps permanently, that Biden was elected illegitimately.  Trump’s allegations and the hostility of his rhetoric — and his singular power to persuade and galvanize his followers — generated extraordinary pressure on state and local election officials to embrace his fraud allegations and take steps to block certification of the results. When some of them refused, they accepted security details for protection from the threats they were receiving.

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