Will we all know US election end result on Nov 3? (IANS Explainer)
This is why. The shift to mail-in voting has sparked report breaking early voting however election officers in key battleground states have warned that it could take a number of days to get by way of the unprecedented piles of mail-in ballots.
In two of the six battlegrounds — Wisconsin and Pennsylvania — mail-in ballots won’t be processed till Election Day, which suggests counting is more likely to go properly previous midnight. It is the identical story in a complete of 14 states.
That is not all. So long as ballots are postmarked earlier than polls shut on November 3, they are going to be accepted properly after Election Day, in lots of states. These acceptance deadlines lengthen all the best way from November 2 (Los Angeles) to November 23 (Washington State). Greater than half of all 50 states have a November 3 deadline.
With 8 days nonetheless left to go for election day, practically 60 million early votes have been solid by October 26 – way over the 58 million mail in or early votes that have been solid within the 2016 election.
The US doesn’t have a nationwide election physique that says outcomes. It is the go-figure model of election tallying. Organisations which have assets at scale to gather knowledge from the states crunch the numbers for themselves.
All 50 US states enable voters to submit a poll earlier than Election Day. Earlier, voters wanted to offer a motive for voting this manner. The coronavirus pandemic has modified that in additional than a dozen states, together with many the place the states would ship mail in ballots to each registered voter, as a default setting.
At this level, Biden is holding regular to a median 4 level lead towards Trump in six battlegrounds, as per RealClearPolitics.
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