Texas

Mayor of Houston suburb chosen by pulling a name from hat

The race to be the mayor of a Houston suburb ended this week with the winner's name being drawn from a top hat.

Sean Skipworth and Jennifer Lawrence were vying to be the next mayor of Dickinson, but they each ended up with 1,010 votes after a runoff election last month and a recount earlier this week.

Senators hamper Biden: Confirmation of presidential election might be delayed

Apparently, that may delay the official confirmation of the presidential election a bit, Deutsche Welle reports. The inauguration on January 20 is not in question.
On Wednesday, January 6, the American Congress should confirm the outcome of the presidential elections and the victory of Joseph Biden.

US Senator Cruz leads long-shot Republican bid to overturn Biden's victory

U.S. Senator Ted Cruz on Jan. 2 said he will spearhead a drive by nearly a dozen Republican senators to challenge President-elect Joe Biden's victory when Electoral College results are tallied in Congress on Jan. 6 - a largely symbolic move that has virtually no chance of preventing Biden from taking office.   

A Russian and Three Bulgaria Citizens Indicted in US

One Russian and three Bulgarian citizens face criminal charges in the United States for illegal export of strategic technologies to Russia, the US Justice Department reported. The names of the Bulgarians are Dimitar Dimitrov, Milan Dimitrov and Mariana Gargova, and the Russian is Ilias Sabirov, TASS reported.

Biden formally confirmed as president-elect by U.S. Electoral College VIDEO

Electors in Arizona confirmed that 11 votes went to Biden, Pennsylvania gave 20, Nevada 6, Vermont 3, while Tennessee gave Trump 11.
Electors from the federal state of Washington cast their 12 votes to Biden.
Electors from Rhode Island and Virginia cast the votes to Trump.

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