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Gov. Stitt acknowledges Biden's win as OK electors vote for Trump

Posted at 11:37 AM, Dec 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-15 08:46:22-05

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. — Oklahoma's seven electors cast their votes for President Donald Trump on Monday morning.

Trump won the state's seven electoral college votes in the Nov. 3rd election. This meeting of electors is a step in finalizing the election process.

"During this recent election, Oklahoma saw historic voter turnout. 1.56 million Oklahomans turned out to vote for the president and vice president, more than any other election in Oklahoma history," said Stitt as he welcomed the electors to sign and certify the votes.

As electors and alternates gathered, some brought their children to help them learn about the process. Others said school classes were watching the process online. Once they signed all documents Gov. Stitt signed them and they copies are filed in various locations to confirm Oklahoma's electoral votes.

"As governor of the state of Oklahoma, I certify and confirm that all seven electoral votes in Oklahoma will be cast for President Trump and Vice President Pence," Stitt said as the meeting closed.

When asked by a reporter Stitt did say he acknowledged former Vice President Joe Biden won the 2020 presidential election.

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