2020 Elections
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November 24, 2020, 7:22 AM

Michigan officially certifies election results for Joe Biden

Pressure grows on President Trump to concede as states certify election results. The Trump team has lost 30 legal cases regarding election results in the courts.
November 24, 2020, 7:22 AM
Michigan officially certifies election results for Joe Biden
November 24, 2020, 1:04 AM

Georgia to begin Trump campaign-requested recount of presidential contest Tuesday

For the third time, Georgia's 159 counties will tabulate the results of the presidential contest. The Trump campaign-requested recount begins at 9 a.m. Tuesday.
November 24, 2020, 1:04 AM
Georgia to begin Trump campaign-requested recount of presidential contest Tuesday
November 24, 2020, 12:57 AM

US agency ascertains Biden as winner, lets transition begin

The General Services Administration has ascertained that President-elect Joe Biden is the “apparent winner” of the Nov. 3 election
November 24, 2020, 12:57 AM
November 23, 2020, 1:21 PM

How Democrats came up short in bid to expand House majority

House Democrats lost enough seats in this month's elections that they'll have the smallest majority in more than a century
November 23, 2020, 1:21 PM
November 23, 2020, 12:45 AM

Republicans begin speaking out against Trump as he refuses to concede

Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, an ABC News contributor, said, "The conduct of the president’s legal team has been a national embarrassment."
November 23, 2020, 12:45 AM
Republicans begin speaking out against Trump as he refuses to concede
November 22, 2020, 10:57 PM

Why millions don't trust the election results, despite no evidence of widespread fraud: Experts

Experts weighed in on why we believe disinformation, despite a lack of evidence.
November 22, 2020, 10:57 PM
Why millions don't trust the election results, despite no evidence of fraud: Experts
November 22, 2020, 10:08 PM

Federal judge rejects Trump campaign's Pa. lawsuit with prejudice, saying it lacks factual proof

Judge said he has "no authority to take away ... vote of even a single person."
November 22, 2020, 10:08 PM
Federal judge rejects Trump campaign's Pa. lawsuit, saying it lacks factual proof
November 22, 2020, 9:59 PM

Election 2020: A look at Trump campaign election lawsuits and where they stand

Here's a look at the latest on the election lawsuits filed by the Trump campaign following the 2020 election.
November 22, 2020, 9:59 PM
Election 2020: A look at Trump campaign election lawsuits and where they stand
November 22, 2020, 3:30 PM

Trump team requests recount of Georgia's presidential race

President Trump's team requests a recount of Georgia presidential votes.
November 22, 2020, 3:30 PM
November 22, 2020, 2:12 PM

Pennsylvania Republican Governor Pat Toomey calls for Trump to 'stand down'

Matthew Dowd joins "This Week" this morning to discuss where our country and democracy is heading after the president seems to not be backing down from his baseless claims of election fraud.
November 22, 2020, 2:12 PM
Pennsylvania Republican Governor Pat Toomey calls for Trump to 'stand down'
November 21, 2020, 10:49 PM

Black Detroit voters sue Trump campaign over effort to invalidate election results

A group of black voters in Detroit announced they are suing President Donald Trump and his campaign.
November 21, 2020, 10:49 PM
Black Detroit voters sue Trump campaign over effort to invalidate election results
November 21, 2020, 10:02 PM

Wisconsin officials: Trump observers obstructing recount

Election officials accuse observers for President Trump of slowing the process.
November 21, 2020, 10:02 PM
November 21, 2020, 6:58 PM

Trump’s efforts to flip Michigan election results raise significant legal, ethical questions: Experts

As President Trump focuses his efforts to overturn the results of the election, legal experts say his contacts with state Republicans raise ethical and legal concerns.
November 21, 2020, 6:58 PM
Trump efforts to flip election results raise legal, ethical questions: Experts
November 21, 2020, 4:43 PM

Trump meets with Michigan officials amid controversy over certification of election results

President-elect Joe Biden is moving ahead with the transition, checking in with Democratic leaders in Congress.
November 21, 2020, 4:43 PM
Trump meets with Michigan officials amid controversy over certification of election results
November 21, 2020, 11:23 AM

President-elect Biden’s transition team 'running out of patience'

President-elect Biden’s transition team is not ruling out legal action as the Trump administration refuses to participate in the transition process.
November 21, 2020, 11:23 AM
President-elect Biden’s transition team 'running out of patience'
November 21, 2020, 11:23 AM

President Trump’s nationwide legal fight

Judges quash the Trump campaign’s legal challenges to the election results.
November 21, 2020, 11:23 AM
President Trump’s nationwide legal fight
November 21, 2020, 11:23 AM

President Trump’s historic refusal to concede

Why President Donald Trump’s attempts to overturn election results are unprecedented in U.S. history.
November 21, 2020, 11:23 AM
President Trump’s historic refusal to concede
November 21, 2020, 11:23 AM

Georgia certifies election results for Biden

Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger and Gov. Brian Kemp certified the results of the general election, making President-elect Joe Biden's victory official.
November 21, 2020, 11:23 AM
Georgia certifies election results for Biden
November 21, 2020, 11:22 AM

Sen. Blackburn: ‘Now is the time’ for Trump to present evidence of fraud

Sen. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., referred to Biden as president-elect, but says "if every legal vote is counted, Donald Trump would get four more years."
November 21, 2020, 11:22 AM
Sen. Blackburn: ‘Now is the time’ for Trump to present evidence of fraud
November 21, 2020, 12:48 AM

Georgia officials certify election results showing Biden win

Georgia’s Republican governor and top elections official have certified results showing Democrat Joe Biden won the presidential race over Republican President Donald Trump
November 21, 2020, 12:48 AM
Georgia Secretary of State to certify election for Biden
November 20, 2020, 10:50 PM

Georgia certifies election results, making Biden victory official

Georgia certified the general election Friday, officially making President-elect Biden the victor. The Trump campaign has until Tuesday to request a recount.
November 20, 2020, 10:50 PM
Georgia certifies election results, making Biden victory official
November 20, 2020, 10:07 PM

Pence pitches Georgia senators as last line of GOP defense

Vice President Mike Pence campaigned Friday in Georgia in support of the state’s two Republican senators and warning of a potential Democratic takeover of Washington in January
November 20, 2020, 10:07 PM
VP Mike Pence comes to Georgia ahead of Senate runoffs
November 20, 2020, 8:04 PM

'A study in contrasts': Unlike Biden, Trump had a 'fast and furious' transition 4 years ago

Hundreds of Border Patrol emails obtained by ABC News offer a rare glimpse into just how far government agencies usually go to prepare for a new administration.
November 20, 2020, 8:04 PM
Unlike Biden, Trump had a 'fast and furious' transition 4 years ago
November 20, 2020, 2:39 PM

Trump to meet with GOP state lawmakers in effort to override election loss

President Donald Trump will meet with Republican lawmakers from Michigan at the White House as his legal team suffers losses in court.
November 20, 2020, 2:39 PM
Trump to meet with GOP state lawmakers in effort to override election loss
November 20, 2020, 12:58 PM

Trump to meet with GOP state lawmakers in effort to override election loss

President Trump is turning to an extraordinary maneuver by requesting Michigan's top state lawmakers to visit the White House Friday.
November 20, 2020, 12:58 PM
Trump to meet with GOP state lawmakers in effort to override election loss
November 20, 2020, 12:32 PM

Statewide audit results reaffirm Biden winner in Georgia

The results of the statewide audit in Georgia reaffirmed that President-elect Joe Biden will win the state, according to Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger.
November 20, 2020, 12:32 PM
Statewide audit results reaffirm Biden winner in Georgia
November 20, 2020, 12:26 PM

Trump legal effort hits wall in 2 Pennsylvania cases over technical ballot errors

It would be "an injustice to disenfranchise these voters," the judge said.
November 20, 2020, 12:26 PM
Trump legal effort hits wall in Pennsylvania cases over technical ballot errors
November 20, 2020, 12:20 PM

Promising more lawsuits, Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani recycles litany of debunked claims

Rudy Giuliani on Thursday staged a bizarre 90-minute press conference where they outlined plans to resurrect a crumbling legal strategy.
November 20, 2020, 12:20 PM
Promising more lawsuits, Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani recycles debunked claims
November 20, 2020, 5:18 AM

Biden says Trump’s refusal to work with him shows ‘incredible irresponsibility’

As the president continues to refuse to concede, the president-elect met virtually with a group of bipartisan governors and spoke about being held back from preparing to handle COVID-19.
November 20, 2020, 5:18 AM
Biden says Trump’s refusal to work with him shows ‘incredible irresponsibility’
November 20, 2020, 2:13 AM

Georgia hand tally of votes is complete, affirms Biden lead

A hand tally of the ballots cast in the presidential race has been completed
November 20, 2020, 2:13 AM
Georgia to release report on presidential race hand tally
November 19, 2020, 10:29 PM

Will Georgia stay blue? | FiveThirtyEight Politics Podcast

The podcast crew speaks to Greg Bluestein of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution to understand the trends that flipped Georgia blue and how durable they are.
November 19, 2020, 10:29 PM
Will Georgia stay blue? | FiveThirtyEight Politics Podcast
November 19, 2020, 9:36 PM

Wisconsin issues recount order in 2 counties as Trump wanted

The Wisconsin Elections Commission has ordered a recount of more than 800,000 ballots cast in two heavily Democratic counties
November 19, 2020, 9:36 PM
Approval of Wisconsin recount marked by partisan fight
November 19, 2020, 9:29 PM

Republican canvassers ask to 'rescind' their votes certifying Michigan election results

The Republicans said they felt pressured by the "public ostracism," and by threats against them and their family members
November 19, 2020, 9:29 PM
Republicans ask to 'rescind' their votes certifying Michigan election results
November 19, 2020, 12:49 PM

Dominion employees latest to face threats, harassment in wake of Trump conspiracy

Voting machine company reports security concerns after presidential ire.
November 19, 2020, 12:49 PM
Voting machine employees latest to face threats, harassment after Trump conspiracy
November 19, 2020, 12:32 PM

Biden forges ahead with transition plan despite Trump's refusal to concede

The President-elect warned that the Trump administration's non-compliance to a peaceful transition of power could lead to a slower vaccine rollout for Americans.
November 19, 2020, 12:32 PM
Biden forges ahead with transition plan despite Trump's refusal to concede
November 19, 2020, 5:11 AM

Biden warned Trump’s avoidance to transition threatens COVID-19 efforts

President-elect Joe Biden heard stories from frontline workers who described a lack of supplies and testing. Despite President Trump’s continued claims, there is still no evidence of voter fraud.
November 19, 2020, 5:11 AM
Biden warned Trump’s avoidance to transition threatens COVID-19 efforts
November 19, 2020, 1:27 AM

GOP state leaders brush off idea to hand Trump election by replacing electors

A head-spinning turn of events in Michigan on Tuesday night prompted fears of a coordinated effort to override the will of the voters.
November 19, 2020, 1:27 AM
GOP state leaders brush off idea to hand Trump election by replacing electors
November 18, 2020, 10:29 PM

Trump administration continues to refuse to share info with Biden transition team

President-elect Biden continues to call on the Trump administration to share critical information and resources amid its refusal to cooperate in the transition.
November 18, 2020, 10:29 PM
Trump administration continues to refuse to share info with Biden transition team
November 18, 2020, 8:55 PM

Trump challenges of election 'designed to damage and disenfranchise' says Pennsylvania lieutenant governor

Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. John Fetterman said the Trump campaign's ongoing, largely fruitless, legal efforts have become reminiscent of "yelling fire in a crowded theater."
November 18, 2020, 8:55 PM
Trump challenges of election 'designed to damage and disenfranchise': Pa. lt. gov.
November 18, 2020, 8:36 PM

With transition stalled, Biden camp turns to former Trump administration officials for guidance

President-elect Joe Biden's transition team is turning to a group of former officials, who served in the Trump administration.
November 18, 2020, 8:36 PM
With transition stalled, Biden camp turns to former Trump administration officials
November 18, 2020, 3:54 PM

This US county has correctly picked every presidential winner since 1980

Clallam County is about as far from Washington, D.C., as you can get, but for the last 40 years, the county has picked every presidential winner.
November 18, 2020, 3:54 PM
This US county has picked every presidential winner since 1980
November 18, 2020, 1:03 PM

Trump appears to break with 124-year history of concession speeches, experts discuss

Concession speeches have been seen as a moment to help unify the country, and every losing presidential candidate has conceded since 1896. ABC News’ Jon Karl and Leah Wright Rigueur talk about why.
November 18, 2020, 1:03 PM
Trump appears to break with 124-year history of concession speeches, experts discuss
November 18, 2020, 12:22 PM

DHS cybersecurity head Christopher Krebs fired by President Trump after he disputes fraud claims

Rebuking Trump, the Department of Homeland Security's cybersecurity agency says there is no evidence of deleted or changed votes.
November 18, 2020, 12:22 PM
DHS cybersecurity head fired by Trump after he disputes election fraud claims
November 18, 2020, 10:18 AM

Will a GOP senator get through to Trump? Probably not: ANALYSIS

Concerned history buffs want to know if and when a Republican senator will stand up and tell President Donald Trump to put the country over the party.
November 18, 2020, 10:18 AM
Will a GOP senator get through to Trump? Probably not: ANALYSIS
November 18, 2020, 8:34 AM

Trump ally McCarthy is reelected leader of House Republicans

Rep. Kevin McCarthy has easily won reelection as House Republican leader
November 18, 2020, 8:34 AM
Trump ally McCarthy is reelected leader of House Republicans
November 18, 2020, 1:50 AM

As Rudy Giuliani presents Pennsylvania federal case, Trump campaign nears judgment day in multiple court fights

"You are watching the last gasp of this legal effort," one expert said.
November 18, 2020, 1:50 AM
As Giuliani presents Pa. case, Trump campaign nears judgment day in court fights
November 17, 2020, 9:23 PM

Lawmakers grill Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg and Twitter's Jack Dorsey in post-election hearing

The chief executives of Facebook and Twitter faced lawmakers Tuesday for a wide-ranging grilling on their platforms about the 2020 election.
November 17, 2020, 9:23 PM
Lawmakers grill Mark Zuckerberg and Jack Dorsey in post-election hearing
November 17, 2020, 4:37 PM

State officials say they're baffled, offended by false election claims

For many of the officials who helped guide the nation through the presidential election, the protests and cries of voter fraud have been both baffling and frustrating.
November 17, 2020, 4:37 PM
State officials say they're baffled, offended by false election claims
November 17, 2020, 4:17 PM

Trump’s refusal to concede perpetuates unfounded belief that election was rigged

Courts across the country have thrown out cases alleging widespread voter fraud. Some refuse to believe Trump lost reelection. The incoming administration is waiting to coordinate plans for COVID-19.
November 17, 2020, 4:17 PM
Trump’s refusal to concede perpetuates unfounded belief that election was rigged
November 17, 2020, 2:20 PM

University dean resigns over statements about Biden voters

A dean at a university in Virginia has resigned after posting a statement on Facebook that called supporters of President-elect Joe Biden “ignorant, anti-American and anti-Christian.”
November 17, 2020, 2:20 PM
University dean resigns over statements about Biden voters