Why Ballot-Counting in Nevada is Dragging On

The pace of vote-counting in Nevada is being criticized for taking too long, and it's even become fodder for online jokes.

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Observers, in foreground, chat as election workers work in a tabulation room at the Clark County Election Department in North Las Vegas, Friday, Nov. 6, 2020. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
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CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — The pace of vote-counting in Nevada is being criticized for taking too long and it’s even become fodder for online jokes. But government officials say they are emphasizing accuracy over speed in a year when processing an unprecedented flood of mail-in ballots under extended deadlines is taking more time. “We told everyone early on that results would take at least ten days,” Secretary of State spokeswoman Jennifer A. Russell said…

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