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Vice President Mike Pence and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., read the final certification of Electoral College votes cast in November's presidential election during a joint session of Congress after working through the night, at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021. Violent protesters loyal to President Donald Trump stormed the Capitol Wednesday, disrupting the process. (AP Photo/J.

Biden win confirmed after pro-Trump mob storms U.S. Capitol

Vice President Mike Pence and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., read the final certification of Electoral College votes cast in November's presidential election during a joint session of Congress after working through the night, at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021. Violent protesters loyal to President Donald Trump stormed the Capitol Wednesday, disrupting the process. (AP Photo/J.

January 7, 2021, 9:15am Election

WASHINGTON — Congress confirmed Democrat Joe Biden as the presidential election winner before dawn Thursday after a violent mob loyal to President Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday in a stunning attempt to overturn the election, undercut the nation’s democracy and keep Trump in the White House. Read story

Trump supporters try to break through a police barrier, Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, at the Capitol in Washington.

Pro-Trump mob storms U.S. Capitol in bid to overturn election; four dead in violence

Trump supporters try to break through a police barrier, Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, at the Capitol in Washington.

January 6, 2021, 8:15pm Election

WASHINGTON — A violent mob loyal to President Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday and forced lawmakers into hiding, in a stunning attempt to overturn America’s presidential election, undercut the nation’s democracy and keep Democrat Joe Biden from replacing Trump in the White House. Read story

President Donald Trump speaks during a rally protesting the electoral college certification of Joe Biden as President, Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington.

Amid violence, Trump says, ‘Remember this day forever!’

President Donald Trump speaks during a rally protesting the electoral college certification of Joe Biden as President, Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington.

January 6, 2021, 3:44pm Election

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump appeared to excuse the violent occupation of the U.S. Capitol by his supporters Wednesday, hours after they stormed the symbol of American democracy in an effort to disrupt the formalization of his electoral defeat. Read story

Jon Ossoff, left, and Raphael Warnock wave to the crowd during a campaign rally in Augusta, Ga., Monday, Jan. 4, 2021. Democrats Ossoff and Warnock are challenging incumbent Republican Senators David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler in a runoff election on Jan. 5.

Warnock, Ossoff win in Georgia, handing Dems Senate control

Jon Ossoff, left, and Raphael Warnock wave to the crowd during a campaign rally in Augusta, Ga., Monday, Jan. 4, 2021. Democrats Ossoff and Warnock are challenging incumbent Republican Senators David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler in a runoff election on Jan. 5.

January 6, 2021, 1:29pm Election

ATLANTA — Democrats won both Georgia Senate seats — and with them, the U.S. Senate majority — as final votes were counted Wednesday, serving President Donald Trump a stunning defeat in his last days in office while dramatically improving the fate of President-elect Joe Biden’s progressive agenda. Read story

Washington secretary of state certifies election results

December 1, 2020, 6:09pm Election

OLYMPIA -- Republican Secretary of State Kim Wyman on Tuesday certified the final results of Washington state's election, two days ahead of the deadline. Read story

FILE - In this Oct. 15, 2020, file photo U.S. Attorney General William Barr speaks during a roundtable discussion on Operation Legend in St. Louis. Even before Barr issued a memo that authorized federal prosecutors across the country to investigate "substantial allegations" of voting irregularities if they exist, the Justice Department had already begun looking into two specific allegations.

Disputing Trump, Barr says no widespread election fraud

FILE - In this Oct. 15, 2020, file photo U.S. Attorney General William Barr speaks during a roundtable discussion on Operation Legend in St. Louis. Even before Barr issued a memo that authorized federal prosecutors across the country to investigate "substantial allegations" of voting irregularities if they exist, the Justice Department had already begun looking into two specific allegations.

December 1, 2020, 3:35pm Election

WASHINGTON — Attorney General William Barr said Tuesday the Justice Department has not uncovered evidence of widespread voter fraud that would change the outcome of the 2020 presidential election. Read story

Jackie Lane, Clark County resident and member of the Electoral College, was selected to serve as the 3rd Congressional District's representative in the Electoral College in June.

Battle Ground woman ready to vote as member of Electoral College

Jackie Lane, Clark County resident and member of the Electoral College, was selected to serve as the 3rd Congressional District's representative in the Electoral College in June.

November 26, 2020, 6:02am Clark County News

A Clark County woman is a member of the select group — just 538 citizens — who will formally elect the 46th president of the United States next month. Read story

Voters were given stickers after filling out their ballots at the Clark County Elections Office on Tuesday afternoon, Nov. 3, 2020.

Voter turnout in Washington nearly 84.1%, just shy of 2008 record

Voters were given stickers after filling out their ballots at the Clark County Elections Office on Tuesday afternoon, Nov. 3, 2020.

November 24, 2020, 3:05pm Election

OLYMPIA — There were a record number of voters participating in this month’s election, but the overall turnout percentage fell just shy of the record 84.6 percent set in 2008. Read story

Candidates in Clark County must follow rules for closing up shop after elections

November 22, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

Candidates from Clark County who sought seats in the federal or state government raised $10.45 million during the 2020 election cycle. Read story

Kim Wyman, Washington's Secretary of State, a Republican, is facing Democratic state Rep. Gael Tarleton of Seattle, who is leaving the Legislature in December after serving four terms. (Ted S.

Trump team not challenging Washington votes; some Culp supporters echo complaints

Kim Wyman, Washington's Secretary of State, a Republican, is facing Democratic state Rep. Gael Tarleton of Seattle, who is leaving the Legislature in December after serving four terms. (Ted S.

November 20, 2020, 8:52am Election

Representatives of President Donald Trump are pursuing thus-far unproven claims of fraud and illegal voting in Michigan, Pennsylvania and several other states, but have not taken issue with the presidential results in in Washington. Read story