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Oregon and Californina cast 62 votes for Joe Biden in the Electoral College

Oregon and California cast Electoral College votes for Joe Biden, who won the election with 306 votes.

Posted: Dec 14, 2020 8:55 PM

Meeting on the Senate floor in the Oregon State Capitol, Oregon’s electors have given their seven votes to Joe Biden. Oregon Secretary of State Bev Clarno, a Republican, said before the vote that it came amid an incredibly difficult year, citing the coronavirus pandemic, catastrophic wildfires and racial injustice. She said on top of all that, the 2020 general election was rife with misinformation, leading to mistrust in America's democracy and division among its citizens. She did not name Trump, who has undermined public faith in America’s democracy by claiming, without any basis, that the election was rigged.

California electors cast the state’s 55 votes for President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, formally cementing the Democratic presidential ticket’s victory over President Donald Trump. Biden carried the heavily Democratic state in a landslide last month. The vote was taken in a mostly subdued ceremony in the ornate state Assembly chamber in Sacramento, where electors wore face masks and were socially distanced at separate desks for safety because of the coronavirus pandemic. When the vote for Biden was announced, electors stood and cheered. Pro-Trump protests have been staged in Sacramento since the election, but the fenced statehouse grounds were quiet Monday.

After the vote, President-elect Biden addressed the nation.

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Oregon Coronavirus Cases

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Cases: 156287

Reported Deaths: 2252
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Multnomah31935542
Washington21311212
Marion18541285
Clackamas13426183
Lane10325129
Jackson8489114
Umatilla767882
Deschutes597561
Yamhill379168
Linn360157
Malheur335358
Polk307343
Klamath279855
Douglas252755
Josephine236553
Benton234817
Jefferson196628
Coos152420
Union129519
Columbia127421
Wasco122126
Lincoln113620
Hood River106929
Morrow104914
Clatsop7776
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Curry4296
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Harney2776
Grant2251
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Cases: 3582320

Reported Deaths: 53083
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Riverside2904983849
San Bernardino2870552959
Orange2617983966
San Diego2613533342
Santa Clara1110761798
Kern103756915
Fresno957851451
Sacramento937901498
Alameda809501271
Ventura77952870
San Joaquin671231150
Contra Costa62931695
Stanislaus56433953
Tulare48114768
Monterey42335329
San Mateo39148521
San Francisco34387422
Santa Barbara32147420
Solano30216165
Merced29264407
Sonoma28261301
Imperial26926638
Kings22091220
Placer19911232
San Luis Obispo19751238
Madera15523214
Santa Cruz14736183
Marin13285198
Yolo12867185
Shasta11054179
Butte11007167
El Dorado9195100
Napa908072
Sutter889998
Yuba577638
San Benito577061
Lassen562324
Tehama510452
Nevada398874
Tuolumne396659
Mendocino382643
Amador347441
Humboldt323033
Lake316941
Glenn223223
Colusa214013
Calaveras191849
Siskiyou178414
Inyo132137
Mono12144
Del Norte10085
Plumas6536
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