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What Vice President-elect Harris means for California

Original post made on Nov 11, 2020

Goodbye, state of resistance. Hello, state of influence. California's status shifted dramatically with the election of Joe Biden as the next president, thanks to his choice of Californian Kamala Harris as vice president.

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Posted by acomfort
a resident of Menlo Park: Suburban Park/Lorelei Manor/Flood Park Triangle
on Nov 11, 2020 at 2:58 pm

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Should you/we be assuming Biden and Harris have been elected?
We should remember that the election has been called by the media not by Congress.
The Electoral College ballots are counted by Congress, which then certifies the election of the President and Vice President and notifies the winners. Just details.


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Posted by comfort the afflicted and afflict the comfortable
a resident of Atherton: other
on Nov 11, 2020 at 3:52 pm

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> Should you/we be assuming Biden and Harris have been elected?

Yes. Biden will end up with 306 electoral votes, same as Trump got in 2016, iirc. Biden will have beat a sitting incumbent with a higher percentage of the vote than even Reagan in 1980 (~51% vs 50.7%, with millions to be counted; Biden has a FIVE million vote lead, so far.)

> We should remember that the election has been called by the media not by Congress.

No different than 2016 or any other election.

What's your point? That you think there is some magical election fraud that will award the election to the incumbent?

You've never referred to election results until the congressional presentation? Ever?


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Posted by Greg
a resident of Woodside: Skywood/Skylonda
on Nov 13, 2020 at 8:55 am

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The last GOP President elected by both the popular vote and EC was back in 1988..32 years ago! If you want to understand why the GOP needs to cheat, look only as far as the changing demographics in the United States.


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Posted by Local Parent
a resident of Menlo Park: Downtown
on Nov 15, 2020 at 11:21 am

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Not true. Bush won in 2004 with a tiny lead in the electoral collage AND popular vote. 35 electoral votes and 3 million in the popular vote, 16 years ago.

And all the major news outlets have confirmed the election goes to Biden based on statistical analysis of the 96-99% votes counted in every state. It is improbable that will change.

Biden won 74 electoral votes (and by over 5 million in the popular vote). That would be insurmountable to overcome with lawsuits.

Courts should not be entertaining frivolous lawsuits. Lawsuits with evidence of substantial fraud, sure, but apparently there aren't really any of those to be found.

Ignoring facts doesn't make them go away, just because you don't like them.

A couple Facts here:
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