It appears that the phrase "ensuring the election process occurred securely" means "ensuring that the election process had proceeded according to plan without being disturbed" (sorry I want to express the exact meaning, so the wording is awkward here). Am I on the right track?
Leaders of federal agencies responsible for ensuring the election process occurred securely attest they were successful, and no credible evidence has emerged to corroborate any claims suggesting otherwise.
Numerous courts have also rejected lawsuits brought by Republicans challenging the election, making military deployment among the last drastic options remaining for the president to try to remain in power.
Mr. Biden is set to be sworn in as president on Jan. 20.