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2016 Electoral College votes in Washington

Some Crucial 2020 Election Events Are Coming Up In December

Dec. 8 is the target date for all states to have their results finalized. Then the Electoral College will vote on Dec. 14.

 | By Stephanie Liebergen

Biden with newly announced cabinet appointments.

Biden Builds Cabinet With Foreign Policy And National Security First

President-elect Biden is expected to make more nominations after Thanksgiving.

 | By Alexandra Miller

President Trump

Pres. Trump Eyes Future After White House

The president has launched a leadership PAC and has been making calls to right-leaning Newsmax in signs he wants to remain a political power.

 | By Willie James Inman

Michigan Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey and House Speaker Lee Chatfield

Michigan's Top Legislators Meet With President Trump

White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany denied that this was an "advocacy meeting."

 | By Emily Grossberg

Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger

Georgia Secretary of State: "Numbers Don't Lie"

Georgia completed a hand tally last night confirming Biden won by more than 12,000 votes.

 | By Aida Mogos

Pennsylvania Ballot

Misleading Claims In A Trump Campaign Lawsuit

A Newsy investigation finds counties listed in the Trump Campaign’s lawsuit in Pennsylvania did allow voters to fix some mistakes.

 | By Lauren Knapp

Former state representative Lawrence Roberts

Plaintiff In Trump Election Lawsuit Is A Former State Lawmaker

Former PA state Rep. Lawrence Roberts is one of two plaintiffs in President Trump’s legal attempt to block Joe Biden’s win in Pennsylvania.

 | By Patrick Terpstra

Pennsylvania woman protests late vote counting

Fact-Checking A Trump Election Lawsuit In Pennsylvania

Newsy investigated claims in President Trump's big election challenge in Pennsylvania, which will come before a judge next week.

 | By Lauren Knapp and Patrick Terpstra

Graphic of Erie County, Pennsylvania, election results

Fact Vs. Friction: What We Know About USPS Worker's Fraud Claims

A Pennsylvania postal worker's claims have been cited by allies of the president as proof of voter fraud. Here are the facts.

 | By Andrew Rafferty

Ballot processing in Arizona

Trump Campaign Asks For Patience While Weighing Legal Options

President Trump's allies said they will need time to investigate claims of voter fraud before contesting the election in court.

 | By Patrick Terpstra

President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris

President-elect Biden Unveils COVID-19 Advisory Board

On his first working day of the transition, President-elect Joe Biden announced his COVID-19 Advisory Board.

 | By Alexandra Miller

President-elect Joe Biden and Dr. Jill Biden.

Republican Lawmakers Slow To Congratulate Joe Biden, Kamala Harris

Sen. Mitt Romney congratulated Biden and Harris via Twitter but said allegations of voter irregularities might be holding back his GOP colleagues.

 | By Stephanie Liebergen

Vice President-elect Kamala Harris speaks Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020, in Wilmington, Del.

Kamala Harris Makes History As Vice President-Elect

The daughter of Indian and Jamaican immigrants, Harris spoke often on the campaign trail against discrimination and inequality.

 | By Shira Tarlo

Supporters of President-elect Joe Biden celebrate outside Trump Tower Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020, in Chicago, IL

Americans Take To The Streets In Celebration, Protest After Biden Win

Biden supporters cheer the victory while many of president's supporters reject election result.

 | By LeeAnne Lowry

Joe Biden speaks to supporters in Wilmington, Del., on Nov. 4, 2020.

AP: Joe Biden Projected To Become President

Joe Biden is projected to clinch the White House, defeating President Donald Trump in the 2020 presidential election.

 | By Shira Tarlo

Newsy Analysis: Polls Further Off Than In 2016

Newsy Analysis: Polls Further Off Than In 2016

A Newsy analysis found that this election's polls were more inaccurate than polls have been in previous years.

 | By Rosie Cima and Mark Fahey and Maia Rosenfeld and Riin Aljas

Person counts Nevada ballots

Vote Counts Continue Despite Trump Campaign's Legal Challenges

Lawsuits filed by the Trump campaign in battleground states have so far failed to stop the count of legally cast ballots.

 | By Patrick Terpstra

President Trump

Why President Trump's Early Leads In Key States Evaporated

Predictions of a "red mirage" early in the counting process appear to have come true.

 | By Patrick Terpstra

Laborers board up windows in Los Angeles, California.

Cities, Businesses Prepare For Possible Election Day Unrest, Violence

Cities and retailers across the U.S. are boarding up in preparation for potential unrest after Tuesday's election, regardless of who wins.

 | By Shira Tarlo

President Trump Looks To Win Over More Senior Voters

Seniors helped propel President Trump to the White House in 2016, but polls show they're moving away from the incumbent.

 | By Willie James Inman

Mohammed Saleh

Fla. Business Owner Flipping Vote To Biden: "I Just Want To Survive"

Polls show the presidential race in Florida is virtually tied.

 | By Alexandra Miller

President Donald Trump

Should We Trust The Polls In 2020?

Newsy spoke with three of the nation's top polling organizations about how voters should view surveys just days before the presidential election.

 | By Andrew Rafferty

Pres. Trump's Final Pitch Likely To Focus On Economic Recovery

With about a week before Election Day, strategists say the Trump campaign is banking on voters believing better days are around the corner.

 | By Willie James Inman

Voting underway in Hamilton County, Ohio

Backup Poll Workers Still Needed In Key States

Officials in Ohio, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin tell Newsy they still need extra hands for a smooth Election Day.

 | By Patrick Terpstra

President Donald Trump and former vice president Joe Biden debate in Nashville, Tennessee

President Trump And Joe Biden Face Off In Final Debate

Facing off for a final debate in Nashville, Tennessee, President Trump and Biden exchanged sharp criticisms over foreign relations and immigration.

 | By Alexandra Miller

President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at Erie International Airport.

President Trump Reportedly Walks Out On '60 Minutes' Interview

The news program also interviewed Vice President Mike Pence, Biden and Harris for Sunday's show.

 | By Robin Dich

Donald Trump and Joe Biden at the first debate

Mics Will Be Muted In Last Presidential Debate Rule Change

President Trump and JoeBiden will have two uninterrupted minutes at the start of each segment.

 | By Simon Kaufman and Bailey Vogt

Supporters of President Donald Trump wait in line to attend a campaign rally Monday, Oct. 19, 2020, in Tucson, Arizona.

President Trump Criticizes Dr. Fauci On Campaign Trail

According to reports, during a call with campaign staff Monday, the president called Fauci a "disaster."

 | By Simon Kaufman

President Donald Trump talks to reporters at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, Monday, Oct. 19, 2020, in Phoenix

President Trump Visits Arizona Amid Stimulus Talks

Supporters of the president turned out in droves Monday.

 | By Nathaniel Reed

Voters line up in the rain at Miami polling place

Floridians Face Long Lines, Rain On Day 1 Of Early In-Person Voting

Early in-person voting began Monday in Florida, an election battleground that could decide the Nov. 3 presidential election.

 | By Stephanie Liebergen and Shira Tarlo