The Electoral College decisively confirmed Joe Biden on Monday as the United States next president, ratifying his November victory in an authoritative state-by-state repudiation of President Donald Trump’s refusal to concede he had lost.
The presidential electors gave Biden a solid majority of 306 electoral votes to Trump’s 232,
the same margin that Trump bragged was a landslide when he won the White House four years ago.
For all Trump’s unsupported claims of fraud, there was little suspense and no change
as every one of the electoral votes allocated to Joe Biden and the president in last month’s popular vote went officially to each man.
On Election Day, the Democrat topped the incumbent Republican by more than 7 million in the popular vote nationwide.