Congress Begins Electoral College Certification, Dozens of Republicans to Object

Last updated January, 7th 2021 at 12:32 AM est
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  • Beth Baumann | Jan 07, 2021 12:32 AM est

Lofgren: The fraud claims failed because there's no evidence.

  • Beth Baumann | Jan 07, 2021 12:16 AM est

The joint session concludes. Both chambers will debate PA's electoral votes.

  • Beth Baumann | Jan 07, 2021 12:15 AM est

A successful challenge was made for PA's electoral votes. 

  • Beth Baumann | Jan 07, 2021 12:06 AM est

An attempt was made to object to Nevada but there was no signature from a senator.

  • Beth Baumann | Jan 07, 2021 12:00 AM est

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene objects to certifying Michigan's but doesn't have a senator signed on.

Democrats clap.

  • Beth Baumann | Jan 06, 2021 11:57 PM est

It will be interesting to see if PA is still challenged. 

  • Cortney O'Brien | Jan 06, 2021 11:50 PM est

  • Beth Baumann | Jan 06, 2021 11:50 PM est

Georgia was objected to by a member of the House. There was a Senator who had a signed objection but pulled it after the riots.

  • Beth Baumann | Jan 06, 2021 11:48 PM est

Here we go. Georgia.

  • Beth Baumann | Jan 06, 2021 11:44 PM est

Arizona's 11 delegates official go to Biden. Arkansas' 31 electorals go to Trump. Californian's 55 go to Biden.

  • Beth Baumann | Jan 06, 2021 11:35 PM est

Here we go. people are moving in.

  • Beth Baumann | Jan 06, 2021 11:13 PM est

The joint session will be reconvening shortly.

  • Beth Baumann | Jan 06, 2021 11:12 PM est

Pelosi announces that the objection officially failed. Nays were at 303 and Yeas were at 121.

  • Beth Baumann | Jan 06, 2021 11:10 PM est

New total:

Yea - 122, Nay - 301, No Vote - 8

  • Beth Baumann | Jan 06, 2021 11:06 PM est

Updated totals in the House:

Yea - 122, Nay - 299, No Vote - 10

It's taking time to get the votes in because of social distancing efforts.

  • Beth Baumann | Jan 06, 2021 11:02 PM est

As of now, the vote in the House on agreeing to the objection to Arizona's electoral votes is

Yea - 120, Nay - 296, No Vote - 15

  • Beth Baumann | Jan 06, 2021 10:54 PM est

GOP Leader McCarthy (R-CA) makes the case that the majority in the House is so small that Ds and Rs should be able to work together

  • Beth Baumann | Jan 06, 2021 10:35 PM est

Sen. Mazie Hirono (D-HI): Trump's presidency has been a moral failure.

  • Beth Baumann | Jan 06, 2021 10:34 PM est

Rubio says China is laughing at what took place in the Capitol today because it's proof America is failing.