With those final votes, Biden officially had 306 electoral votes while President Donald Trump was at 232.
– Rebecca MorinGOP lawmakers slowly begin to recognize Biden as president-elect following electoral college voteCongressional Republicans began the long-awaited pivot to recognize Joe Biden as the president-elect following the Electoral College vote Monday.
“And I think once the electoral college settles the issue today, it’s time for everybody to move on.”
California’s 55 electoral votes pushed Biden over the line after the state’s electors cast their votes at 5:30 p.m. EST.
Recognizing defeat in the Electoral College, Trump and his allies are eying Jan. 6 in their final far-fetched effort to overturn the election.