Some members of Republican members of Congress, including U.S. Reps. Warren Davidson, R-Troy, and Jim Jordan, R-Urbana, previously have said that they will object to electors in some states, supporting Trump’s effort to overturn the results.
Both of Ohio’s senators, Republican Rob Portman and Democrat Sherrod Brown, are expected to certify the results.
During the meeting, Congress will read the results out loud for the official count of each state’s electoral votes. If a member from the House of Representatives and the Senate signed a written objection for a state’s result, the session will be suspended with the House and Senate going into separate chambers to consider the objection for up to two hours and vote.
A majority vote in both the House and Senate is required to reject a state’s results.
Each objection must be handled separately, with the process repeating each time one is raised.