Election results are delayed again. Get used to it.
June 24, 2020
Kentucky and New York had primaries Tuesday, but the winners of the closest races probably won't be known until next week. What's going on?
Get used to it. Slow vote counts and delayed results are a feature of elections during the pandemic and are likely to continue into the general election in November, when many election officials say that, absent a landslide, it won't be clear who won the presidential election for several days.
"Americans need to learn a little patience," said Josh Douglas, a law professor at the University of Kentucky who studies voter rights. "The fact of not knowing w...