Rhode Island casts 4 Electoral College votes for Biden

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island has officially cast its four Electoral College votes for President-elect Joe Biden.

The votes were cast Monday at the Rhode Island State House by Elizabeth Jane Beretta-Perik, treasurer of the state Democratic Party; Central Falls Mayor James Diossa; Providence City Council President Sabina Matos; and Joseph Paolino Jr., a former Providence mayor and former U.S. Ambassador to Malta.

The state Democratic Party picked this year’s electors because Biden won November’s election in Rhode Island with 59.4% of the vote.

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