Hillary and Bill Clinton cast two New York votes for Biden as electors start certifying his win over Trump

HILLARY and Bill Clinton cast two Electoral College votes for Joe Biden as electors began the process of certifying the 2020 presidential election on Monday.

Hillary, who ran against Donald Trump in the 2016 election, and the former president cast the first ballots for the state of New York.

Electors are set to meet across the United States today to cast their electoral votes.

President-elect Biden is expected to receive 306 votes – more than the 270 needed to elect a president – while Trump is expected to receive 232 votes.

In New York, the state's 29 electors gathered in the capitol in Albany to formally put the votes in for Biden and his running mate, Kamala Harris.

After the Clintons, New York Gov Andrew Cuomo voted. He was followed by a collection of mayors and other elected officials in the state.

The voting took place in an expedited ceremony due to the Covid-19 pandemic, with electors wearing masks and staying at a distance from each other while inside the building.

Biden easily won the state of New York, beating Trump by about 2million votes.

After electors cast their votes across the US, the ballots will be transported to Washington, DC, to be tallied by Congress early next year.

After the votes are counted, Biden will officially be named the 46th president of the United States.

He will then be sworn in during an Inauguration ceremony at the US Capitol Hill, in front of the National Mall, on January 20, 2021.

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