How Long Will Vote Counting Take? Estimates and Deadlines in All 50 States
We asked officials about their election results processes and what share of votes they expect to be counted by Nov. 4.
We asked officials in every state about their expectations for counting votes on election night (and after) and made a big old table:
Justice Kavanaugh thinks we should declare a winner before the votes are counted. That's not how a democracy works. Here's a useful guide to understand why we might not know the winner on election night - and why that's just fine.
Sarah D. Wire
Important public service from
. We all need to remember, it is perfectly normal for all ballots to not be counted election day. States have many weeks to certify results---> How Long Will Vote Counting Take? Estimates and Deadlines in All 50 States
The New York Times
Many states will not have complete results on election night. So we asked officials about their election results processes — and what share of votes they expect to be counted by Nov. 4. Here's what they said.
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It might be a week until Election Day, but really no way to say how many days it will be until we have full results. "Only eight states expect to have at least 98 percent of unofficial results reported by noon the day after the election."
Enormously helpful piece from
on when all the states expect to know election results and what kinds of ballots are getting counted when.
Another useful tool for understanding various vote count deadlines
Extremely useful overview on vote counting in all 50 states from
, in which you learn that Trump probably won’t want to respect his own demand that counting end on Nov 3, since he will likely be losing.
Elizabeth Picciuto 💨🍂
Here’s lots more info on this. It seems ultimately counterproductive for Trump to keep talking about election night. On one hand, lots of states will announce mail votes later and this look better Trump than they will turn out to be...
"Only eight states expect to have at least 98 percent of unofficial results reported by noon the day after the election."
The needle’s gonna swing a lot. Brace yourselves.
Some background info for the roller coaster that we are all going to ride onTuesday night
[places head between knees, counts slow deep breaths]