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The Latest: Trump promises ‘orderly transition’ on Jan. 20

WASHINGTON — The Latest on Congress’ tally of the Electoral College vote won by Joe Biden (all times local): 3:55 a.m. President Donald Trump now says ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Associated Press.

Warnock, Ossoff win in Georgia, handing Dems Senate control

ATLANTA — Democrats won both Georgia Senate seats — and with them, the U.S. Senate majority — as final votes were counted Wednesday, serving President ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Associated Press.

Decision day in Georgia with Senate majority at stake

ATLANTA — Georgia voters are set to decide the balance of power in Congress in a pair of high-stakes Senate runoff elections that will help ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Associated Press.

Legal bid to undo state election results nears conclusion

A last-gasp challenge to Minnesota’s 2020 election results was headed for a quick decision Friday before a judge who offered little leeway in a court ... Read more

1 month ago by Minnesota Public Radio.

Biden clears 270-vote mark as electors affirm his victory

WASHINGTON  — The Electoral College gave Joe Biden a majority of its votes Monday, confirming his victory in last month’s election in state-by-state voting that ... Read more

1 month ago by Associated Press.

Minnesota formally casts its 10 electoral votes for Biden

MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota’s electors on Monday formally cast the state’s 10 electoral votes for Democratic President-elect Joe Biden. It took under 25 minutes for the ... Read more

1 month ago by Associated Press.

Electors meeting to formally choose Biden as next president

WASHINGTON (AP) — Presidential electors are meeting across the United States on Monday to formally choose Joe Biden as the nation’s next president. Monday is ... Read more

1 month ago by Associated Press.

Albert Lea and German high school students collaborate on election section

While many would say the 2020 presidential election was and is still a divisive topic of conversation, it led to a collaborative effort between a ... Read more

1 month ago by Colleen Harrison.

Emmer, Stauber, Hagedorn asked high court to void Biden win

MINNEAPOLIS — U.S. Reps. Tom Emmer, Pete Stauber and Jim Hagedorn of Minnesota were among the Republicans who signed on to a last-gasp bid to ... Read more

1 month ago by Associated Press.

Private money helped pay to conduct Minnesota’s election

Minnesota’s election directors say private money fueled by donations from Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg helped them successfully execute an election threatened by safety concerns amid ... Read more

2 months ago by Minnesota Public Radio.

Minnesota’s Biden electors pledge to stay on script

Minnesota’s past brushes with Electoral College drama are a big reason why this year will probably lack it. Read more

2 months ago by Minnesota Public Radio.

Bennett re-elected assistant minority leader for Minnesota House Republicans

District 27A Rep. Peggy Bennett, R-Albert Lea, was elected to a second consecutive term as an assistant minority leader on Wednesday for the Minnesota House ... Read more

2 months ago by Submitted.

Wisconsin high court declines to hear Trump election lawsuit

MADISON, Wis. — A split Wisconsin Supreme Court on Thursday refused to hear President Donald Trump’s lawsuit attempting to overturn his loss to Democrat Joe ... Read more

2 months ago by Associated Press.

Minnesota certifies Biden win, state voter turnout nears 80%

MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota’s state canvassing board unanimously certified the state’s election results Tuesday, an ordinarily routine task that drew closer attention due to President Donald ... Read more

2 months ago by Associated Press.

Biden transition gets govt OK after Trump out of options

WASHINGTON — The federal government recognized President-elect Joe Biden as the “apparent winner” of the Nov. 3 election, formally starting the transition of power after President ... Read more

2 months ago by Associated Press.

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