Even though Election Day 2020 has come and gone, there are still many questions about who actually won and how we declare a winner to begin with. Usually, elections are contested when someone accuses someone else of fraud or says that mistakes were made. Candidates and campaigns then sue the states – and in some cases, various levels of the state government – hoping to get the courts to change the election results.
What Happens When Elections Are Challenged?
It isn’t always clear who wins an election – so what do we do to clear it up?