Wednesday, November 25

Elections in the US: why January 5 will be a decisive date for Biden and for the policies he wants to take in front of the White House


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Stacey Abrams, the activist they celebrate as the architect of change in the Georgia elections, greets Democratic Senate candidate Raphael Warnock.

The long uncertainty of waiting for election results in the US brought some relief to Democrats: Joe Biden was elected president.

But if Pennsylvania’s ballot count was instrumental in crossing the magic tally of the 270 votes needed in the Electoral College, the margins of his presidency now appear to be limited to another state.

And is that Georgia, one of the traditional republican strongholds in the south, is one of the great surprises of the 2020 elections.

The state in which Donald Trump won by five points in 2016 and had not voted for a Democrat since 1992 began to turn blue: Biden beats Trump by about 10,000 votes and, although Republicans asked for a recount, the ballot advantage At the moment it does not seem that it will favor the outgoing president.

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