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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Concession_(politics)

In politics, a concession is the act of a losing candidate publicly yielding to a winning candidate ... It is not necessary for the losing candidate to concede for the winning candidate to be seated, and the losing candidate is not obliged to concede ...

boards.straightdope.com/sdmb/showthread.php?t=739799

Here in Maine, candidate for senate Shenna Bellows just conceded the ... her concession speech as I type this, so what happens if she wins?

www.quora.com/What-does-it-mean-to-concede-an-election

The terminology 'to concede' is usually used in US elections. For example, a losing presidential ... in US elections. For example, a losing presidential candidate concedes the election to their opponent upon the l... ... What happens when the Presidential candidate refuses to concede after the election results? Where did the ...

www.npr.org/sections/politicaljunkie/2010/09/02/129600434

Sep 2, 2010 ... Conceding the election does not supersede the actual vote totals. ... the Conservative Party candidate who forced Dede Scozzafava (R) out of ...

www.quora.com/If-a-presidential-candidate-wins-but-concedes-who-becomes-the-president

The question infers two things, one being the race is a photo-finish akin to the Hanging-Chad ... college who they want to vote for (something like this has actually happened, a few times, where the victor died before the EC could vote).

news.vice.com/story/what-happens-if-donald-trump-loses-and-refuses-to-concede

Nov 8, 2016 ... After every U.S. presidential election since the Civil War, the transition of power from one administration to the next has been peaceful.

www.bostonglobe.com/news/politics/2016/10/20/can-losing-presidential-candidate-actually-challenge-election-results/s42xw8h3pcwFcXx7rsS14I/story.html

Oct 21, 2016 ... For starters, it doesn't matter if a losing candidate concedes, as far as ... What happens if the next president isn't finalized by Inauguration Day?

abcnews.go.com/Politics/donald-trump-doesnt-concede-election/story?id=42942492

Oct 20, 2016 ... Despite repeated claims of a “rigged” election, Republican candidate Donald Trump still managed to surprise voters during Wednesday night's ...

lifehacker.com/what-would-happen-if-a-presidental-candidate-refuses-to-1788076472

Oct 21, 2016 ... In the final presidential debate, Donald Trump suggested that if he lost, he might not accept the results of the election and would not concede to ...

www.nbcnews.com/storyline/2016-election-day/what-happens-if-donald-trump-loses-won-t-concede-n679481

Nov 8, 2016 ... There is no legal or constitutional requirement that a losing candidate publicly concede, experts told NBC News. A refusal to concede in the ...