Hi Tientai, I agree with your interpretations of the Six Animals. And I like it that you use them more, because it's usually skipped by the classical texts.
Gou Chen = to stack, as you said. He wants to delay and prolong the counting and vote verification process, or he likes to cling on this presidency.
The Six Clash hexagram of yours describes well the prolonged, intense and close battle between the two. No American president election has dragged on this long before.
Note one the meanings of the hexagram: clinging