Here’s What’s Causing the Delayed Results in Nevada

The race between Republican Adam Laxalt and Democratic Senator Catherine Cortez Masto is razor thin as votes in Nevada continue to be counted.

But according to the New York Times, a new batch of mail-in votes will delay final counts.

“Overwhelmed election officials in Nevada say that they have been flooded by thousands of mail-in ballots, and that it may take several days to count the votes and upload results. Last year, the state began requiring that mail-in ballots be sent to every registered voter. While ballots must be postmarked by Election Day, they can be counted if they arrive as late as Saturday,” the New York Times reports. “Elections officials have emphasized the need for patience and have not offered predictions on how quickly they will be able to offer tallies. Read more…

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