If Trump loses the election, will he contest the results?

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Donald Trump has previously claimed that the 2016 Presidential election against him was “rigged” (though he won anyway). Trump has also made claims of widespread voting fraud in the 2016 election. Will he repeat some of these claims in 2020 and use them to avoid conceding the election? (Assuming he doesn't win.)

This question will not be scored (resolve "ambiguous") if within the first thirteen days after the date of the election, there are not at least seven consecutive days where the AP continues to maintain that Trump lost the election.

This question will resolve "yes" if within the first thirteen days after the date of the election, there are at least seven consecutive days where (a) the AP continues to maintain that Trump lost the election and (b) Trump fails to have conceded the election (or stays in a state of having withdrawn a previous concession).

This question will resolve "no" if within the first thirteen days after the date of the election there are at least seven consecutive days where the AP continues to maintain that Trump lost the election but there is not also a seven consecutive day stretch where both (a) the AP continues to maintain that Trump lost the election and (b) Trump fails to have conceded the election (or stays in a state of having withdrawn a previous concession).

For the purpose of this question, a "day after the date of the election" is a 24-hour period after 00:00 2020-11-04 US Eastern time.

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