Election Results

Trump Says He’ll Leave if Electoral College Seats Biden

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump said Thursday that he will leave the White House if the Electoral College formalizes President-Elect Joe Biden’s victory even as he insisted such a decision would be a “mistake.” Trump spent his Thanksgiving renewing claims that “massive fraud” and officials in battleground states caused his election defeat. (Copyright 2020 The Associated Press. All rights…

Biden Set to Formally Introduce His National Security Team

President-elect Joe Biden speaks at The Queen theater, Monday, Nov. 9, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) WASHINGTON (AP) – President-elect Joe Biden is preparing to formally announce his national security team to the nation. Those being introduced during a Tuesday afternoon event are among Obama administration alumni whose roles in the upcoming administration signal Biden’s shift away from…

Biden Transition Gets Government OK

President Donald Trump waves to supporters from his motorcade as people gather for a march Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez) WASHINGTON (AP) – The federal government has recognized President-elect Joe Biden as the “apparent winner” of the Nov. 3 election. That formally starts the transition of power after President Donald Trump has spent weeks testing the…

Alabama Certifies Election Results, Record Absentee Voting

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – Alabama officials certified election results that included a record number of absentee ballots cast during the COVID-19 pandemic. President Donald Trump easily won Alabama capturing 62% of the votes. Republican Tommy Tuberville defeated incumbent Sen. Doug Jones after winning about 60% of the vote. Secretary of State John Merrill said 318,000 absentee ballots were cast this…

Board to Certify Alabama Election Results on Monday

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – Alabama’s results from the Nov. 3 election will become official on Monday. The state canvassing board is set to meet at the Capitol Monday morning to certify results from each of Alabama’s 67 counties. The move will make President Donald Trump’s overwhelming victory in the state official over President-elect Joe Biden. It will also settle numerous…

Georgia Hand Tally of Votes is Complete, Affirms Biden Lead

ATLANTA (AP) – A hand tally of the ballots cast in the presidential race has been completed. The results released Thursday by the secretary of state’s office affirm Democrat Joe Biden’s narrow lead over Republican President Donald Trump. The hand recount of about 5 million votes stemmed from an audit required by a new state law and wasn’t in response…

Georgia to Release Report on Presidential Race Hand Tally

(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) ATLANTA (AP) – Georgia election officials expect to release a report Thursday on a hand tally of the presidential race. They have repeatedly said they expect it to affirm Democrat Joe Biden’s narrow lead over Republican President Donald Trump. The secretary of state’s office expects to put out a report on the results by midday Thursday. The…

City Leader Wins House Seat of Member Who Quit to Join Trump

Courtesy of Russell Bedsole’s Facebook ALABASTER, Ala. (AP) – A Republican city leader from Shelby County has won the seat of an Alabama House member who quit to join the Trump administration. Alabaster City Council member Russell Bedsole won a special election for the House District 49 seat on Tuesday. Results from the secretary of state’s office show Bedsole defeated…

Meet the Senate District 26 Run-Off Candidates

Former State Representative John Knight, and current State Representative Kirk Hatcher will meet in a run-off for the Senate District 26 seat. John Knight received 20% of the vote Tuesday. Knight says his experience in the state house is what Montgomery needs to get things done in the Senate. “Montgomery needs experienced leadership in the Senate to be able to…