That doesn’t mean the drama has ended. Now, electors and lawmakers follow an archaic timeline set out the Constitution and US law to make Biden president.
And Republicans will have to choose how deeply they want to follow Trump into his rabbit hole of conspiracy theories.
Lawmakers will have the ability to raise objections about the vote — just like some Democrats did in 2017. But while those objections were dismissed easily in 2017, Republican senators could, if they choose, drag the process out this year, and force the House and Senate to vote on individual points.
The full timeline is below: