Pence, as President of the Senate, will chair the House of Congress, announced on Wednesday, January 6, at which a formal decision will be made to approve the vote in the Electoral College. Biden won by 306 votes to 322, in line with the results of the November election.

In the lawsuit, Texas Republican Representative Lewis Gomert and a group of Republican electors in Arizona demanded the application of the provisions of the 1887 Act, which outlined procedures for congressional approval of voting results in the Electoral College.

It gives the vice president the exclusive right to “decide which of the electoral votes of a particular country is included in the final ranking.”

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In practice, the deputy mayor plays an official role only during the meeting and has no influence on the outcome of the vote.