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the seat previously held by amy coney barrett. on c-span three and 9:00 a.m., the senate panel with a discussion on u.s. foreign policy and the expectations for the incoming biden administration. and at 11:45 a.m., the bipartisan voting center looks at -- pennsylvania and georgia. you're watching c-span, created by america's cable company as a public service and brought to you by your television provider. >> now we take you to the state of iowa. you remember that they kicked off the election with the first caucus held in january and now the six electors meeting today to cast their votes in the state capital of des moines.
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the votes were cast for president trump and vice president mike pence. >> >> it is an honor for me to be here today. [indiscernible] we turn it over to the secretary. >> [inaudible] more than 1.7 million voted in proud and to fieldn. for the civic duty this fear. for both the primary -- this year, for both the primary and general election.
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despite the pandemic, i think you to the voters, poll workers and county officials throughout the state that have helped. 897,672 iowans voted for donald trump for president and mike pence for vice president. the margin is 53 to 45%. counties. the role of the presidential electorate is outlined in the u.s. constitution. have their own set of electors that were nominated by the party for their candidate. i congratulate you and thank you for your service.
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now i would like you all to stand and raise your right hand and repeat after me. i, do solemnly swear to say the following pledge. if elected to the position of i agreed to serve the president and vice president and nominee of the office. and the party to be nominated. thank you. you need to vote for the individual for president and vice president.
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they should be here in a moment with the ballots. will collect them and tabulate them shortly. before you leave today i need to make sure each of you come up here, you signed an official certificate that we will send. [indiscernible]- we do this, i would like for them to introduce themselves.
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>> we will collect them.
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>> i'm sorry. >> ok.
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it is sent to the office of the registrar. the united states congress will meet at a later date to cast the votes cast for the 38 lx euros for president. -- 38 electors for president. six votes for president and 60 votes for vice president prentice -- vice president pence. >> we are going to do a group photo.
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thanks for coming out.
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discussion on u.s. foreign-policy and expectations for the incoming biden administration. a.m., that5 bipartisan policy center looks at the 2020 voting experience with secretaries of state from michigan, pennsylvania and georgia. use your mobile devices and go to for the latest video, live and on-demand to follow the transition of power. president trump, president-elect biden, news conferences and even coverage at michigan. take you to that is where the state's 16 electors met today to cast their votes for vice president joe and sen. kamala harris for president and vice president, respectively. here is how the process played out in michigan.


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