Here’s What To Expect Before Inauguration Day

To become No. 46, Joe Biden is counting on a few key procedural steps between now and Jan. 20.

Joe Biden on the metro liner from Delaware to D.C. in 1988.
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Capitol Hill is preparing for a Jan. 20 inauguration, when Joe Biden and Kamala Harris will be sworn in as president and vice president, respectively. But before any oaths are taken, these four events need to happen.

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Monday, Dec. 14

Members of the Electoral College, called electors, will meet in each state and vote on the next president and VP, ultimately sending their decisions to Vice President Mike Pence.