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Hours after US Capitol breach, Congress formally certifies Biden's election win; Trump pledges 'orderly transition'
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Hours after US Capitol breach, Congress formally certifies Biden's election win; Trump pledges 'orderly transition'

Defying Donald Trump’s claims that the Vice-President can reject electoral votes, Mike Pence said the Constitution does not give him ‘unilateral authority’ to decide which votes should be counted

Donald Trump still involved in ongoing litigation related to US presidential polls, says White House Press Secretary
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Donald Trump still involved in ongoing litigation related to US presidential polls, says White House Press Secretary

The statement from Kayleigh McEnany came a day after members of the Electoral College met and formally elected Joe Biden as the 46th President of the United States

US elections 2020: Electoral College set to confirm Joe Biden's win; here's what to expect in today's meet
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US elections 2020: Electoral College set to confirm Joe Biden's win; here's what to expect in today's meet

The Constitution gives the electors the power to choose the president, and when all the votes are counted, Biden is expected to have 306 electoral votes, more than the 270 needed to elect a president, to 232 votes for Trump.

US midterm elections 2018: Democrats rebuild 'Blue Wall' in rust belt as voters send message to Donald Trump
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US midterm elections 2018: Democrats rebuild 'Blue Wall' in rust belt as voters send message to Donald Trump

Democrats thus regained their lost standing and are moving towards rebuilding ahead of the 2020 election

Don't be fooled by Democrats taking House of Representatives, America’s democracy is dying on the vine
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Don't be fooled by Democrats taking House of Representatives, America’s democracy is dying on the vine

America’s most economically productive Americans are the majority; yet we are ruled by a regressive minority

Nepal to hold presidential election on 13 March; vice-presidential election to follow a week later
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Nepal to hold presidential election on 13 March; vice-presidential election to follow a week later

Nepal will hold its presidential election on 13 March, the Election Commission (EC) announced on Friday.

Presidential Election 2017 results: LK Advani congratulates president-elect Ram Nath Kovind on victory
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Presidential Election 2017 results: LK Advani congratulates president-elect Ram Nath Kovind on victory

BJP veteran LK Advani Thursday congratulated president-elect Ram Nath Kovind on his victory

Presidential, vice-presidential polls expose a fractured Opposition; BJP is likely to dominate both Houses
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Presidential, vice-presidential polls expose a fractured Opposition; BJP is likely to dominate both Houses

The Opposition in India is a toothless section that makes a lot of noise, but it's not equipped to give a unified fight to BJP which has an absolute majority and can go dangerously unchecked

Presidential Election 2017: Fate of Ram Nath Kovind, Meira Kumar sealed as voting ends; counting on 20 July
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Presidential Election 2017: Fate of Ram Nath Kovind, Meira Kumar sealed as voting ends; counting on 20 July

Lawmakers across India voted on Monday to elect the country's 14th President with Union minister M Venkaiah Naidu declaring that ruling NDA candidate Ram Nath Kovind would win with a "comfortable and respectable margin" against opposition-backed Meira Kumar.

Presidential Election 2017: Ram Nath Kovind files nominations, urges Opposition to rise above politics
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Presidential Election 2017: Ram Nath Kovind files nominations, urges Opposition to rise above politics

Ram Nath Kovind filed his nomination papers on Friday afternoon, and is now the official presidential candidate of the NDA alliance

Presidential Election 2017: BSP cannot take negative stand against Dalit candidate, says Mayawati
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Presidential Election 2017: BSP cannot take negative stand against Dalit candidate, says Mayawati

Hours after the NDA picked up Bihar governor Ram Nath Kovind as its candidate for the post of president, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati said on Monday that her party cannot take a negative stand against a Dalit nominee.

Presidential Election 2017: BJP to meet Opposition leaders to garner support for candidate
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Presidential Election 2017: BJP to meet Opposition leaders to garner support for candidate

The BJP on Wednesday stepped up its efforts to get maximum support for its presidential candidate with the three-member party panel speaking to a number of allies as well as opposition parties, amid indication that its nominee will file nomination next week.

Presidential Election 2017: Pranab Mukherjee retires in July, this is how India elects its president
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Presidential Election 2017: Pranab Mukherjee retires in July, this is how India elects its president

As Pranab Mukherjee retires in July, in the first part of a three-part series, Firstpost looks at how India's complex method of electing a president ensures equal representation to states as well as the Union, irrespective of who has majority in which house

Electoral College seals Donald Trump's White House win despite protests
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Electoral College seals Donald Trump's White House win despite protests

America's Electoral College on Monday confirmed Donald Trump's election as the 45th president of the United States, unswayed by a desperate bid by die-hard opponents to bar the Republican's path to the White House.

Electoral College meets amid effort to deny Donald Trump presidency
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Electoral College meets amid effort to deny Donald Trump presidency

Electors are set to gather in every state on Monday to formally elect Donald Trump as President even as anti-Trump forces try one last time to deny him the White House.

Experts, officials trash Donald Trump claim that 'millions' voted illegally during election
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Experts, officials trash Donald Trump claim that 'millions' voted illegally during election

Experts and elected officials on both sides of the political aisle on Monday dismissed Donald Trump's claim that "millions" of Americans voted illegally on Election Day as efforts expanded to organise recounts in swing states.

Donald Trump elected US president, at odds with popular vote
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Donald Trump elected US president, at odds with popular vote

Donald Trump's muscular performance with working-class whites overwhelmed the national trend toward a more diverse population that tends to favor Democrats. That dynamic was amplified by the peculiar mathematics of the Electoral College, which gave a megaphone to less-educated voters in the Midwest.

Guide to US presidential election process, Electoral College, swing states and more
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Guide to US presidential election process, Electoral College, swing states and more

The presidential election doesn't end when the polls close on 8 November. Rather, it's just getting started.

Watch: Trump or Clinton? Here's how the President of United States gets elected
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Watch: Trump or Clinton? Here's how the President of United States gets elected

Will it be Trump or Clinton? How does the world’s most powerful person get elected? What is the process? This video breaks down the electoral process and talks about the parameters on the basis of which the US President gets elected.

Ahead of US election, race between Clinton and Trump narrows with focus on 'swing states'
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Ahead of US election, race between Clinton and Trump narrows with focus on 'swing states'

Clinton, in the national eye for three decades, shrugged off the intense nature of the Republican attacks against her, including a call for a fresh congressional investigation of the Clinton Foundation following reports that donors gained inappropriate access to her while she was secretary of state.