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Arizona Certifies Biden's Election Victory Over Trump

• Bloomberg Quint

Arizona certified Democrat Joe Biden's victory in the state on Monday, dealing the latest blow to President Donald Trump's campaign to overturn his defeat and leaving Wisconsin as the last contested battleground state to formalize its election result.

The official canvass was carried out in Phoenix by Secretary of State Katie Hobbs. The process was overseen by Governor Doug Ducey, Attorney General Mark Brnovich and state Supreme Court Chief Justice Robert Brutinel.

The certification confirms that Biden won the state and triggers the appointment of electors who will cast Arizona's 11 Electoral College votes for Biden when they meet on Dec. 14, unless a court intervenes.

It's yet another loss in efforts by Trump and his allies to overturn his election defeat by challenging the results in court and seeking to halt the certification in some states, despite what legal experts have said is a lack of evidence. Those tactics have met with numerous court defeats.


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