The Pennsylvania Department of State has certified Donald J. Trump the winner of the Nov. 8 presidential election.
After the results were certified, Gov. Tom Wolf signed the Certificate of Ascertainment for the slate of electors for Trump as president and Michael Pence as vice president, according to the department. The certificate was forwarded to the archivist of the United States.
The department’s action came after a federal judge rejected a request by Green Party candidate Jill Stein for a recount of the state’s paper ballots and examination of voting machines that did not produce a paper trail.
It also comes after each of the state’s 67 counties certified their results.
Votes cast in the election were actually cast not for the candidates, but their slates of electors. The Certificate of Ascertainment included the following vote totals:
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