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Pennsylvania in turn certifies Joe Biden’s victory

Joe Biden’s presidential victory in key Pennsylvania state was officially certified on Tuesday. This is the latest setback for President Donald Trump following the certification the day before of his Democratic rival in Michigan – yet another key state, which further reduces Donald Trump’s room for maneuver. Pennsylvania officially certified, Tuesday, November 24, that Joe Biden won the presidential election in this key state. This is yet another setback for outgoing President Donald Trump, the day after the same certification in the state of Michigan, also won by his Democratic rival. Pennsylvania Election Officer Kathryn Boockvar, ” today certified the results, ”tweeted Tom Wolf, Democratic state governor of the state. He said he signed in the wake of the certificate confirming the victory of Joe Biden and his running mate Kamala Harris in this northeastern state, which has 20 voters. The final results give the winning Democrat by an advance of 81,000 votes. , out of a total of some 6.9 million votes cast. In 2016, Donald Trump had won in this state against Hillary Clinton by some 44,000 votes in advance. The governor and Kathryn Boockvar thanked the employees of the election office for having “organized a fair and equitable election at a incredibly difficult in the history of our state and the country “. “They were constantly attacked and behaved admirably,” said the governor. Joe Biden assured of having the necessary 370 voters This certification comes shortly after the confirmation, Monday, of the victory of Joe Biden in Michigan, another state A key with 16 voters, Donald Trump and his allies had put particularly strong pressure on Michigan Republicans in recent days. This in the hope of delaying certification … in vain. In Pennsylvania, the president’s hopes of blocking certification had been dashed. A federal judge ruled that a lawsuit brought by the personal lawyer of President Rudy Giuliani, alleging substantial electoral fraud in this state, was “without merit.” On December 14, the Electoral College will be responsible for electing the President of the United States, respecting the popular vote in each state. With the 20 grand voters of Pennsylvania, Joe Biden is now guaranteed to officially obtain the 36 additional voters ensuring him the majority of 270 votes out of 538 necessary to reach the White House.Green light to the transitionThe certification of the results by the States normally maintain routine after each ballot. But Donald Trump’s refusal to admit defeat – announced on November 7, four days after the election – has this year considerably complicated and delayed the process in key states. Monday again, while giving for the first time his green light for the transition process allowing the Biden government to prepare to take power on January 20, Donald Trump has promised to continue the “just fight” to try to prove that there was fraud against him during the poll. With hooly News and hooly-news.com