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Politics Most voters expect to wait past election night to find out winner: poll

02:20  29 september  2020
02:20  29 september  2020 Source:   thehill.com

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Most voters believe they’ll have to wait past election night to find out whether President Donald Trump or Joe Biden has won the 2020 race, according to a new POLITICO/Morning Consult poll . The poll found that just 20 percent of voters said that they believed the winner of the presidential

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Most voters are expecting to wait beyond election night to find out the winner of this year's presidential election, according to a poll released Monday.

Most voters expect to wait past election night to find out winner: poll © The Hill Most voters expect to wait past election night to find out winner: poll

A Politico/Morning Consult poll found that 66 percent of voters think the winner of the election will be announced after Election Day, while 20 percent said they expect the results on the night of Nov. 3.

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Many of the polling companies had individual polls that were close to the result. But probably first prize goes jointly to Opinium and Ipsos Mori, whose How many first-time voters were there? Carl Ayling, Coulsdon. The detailed breakdown of how people voted won't be available until the British Election

Mail-in voting and voter suppression. The election is taking place amid America’s worst public health crisis for A record number of voters are expected to use mail-in ballots so they can avoid the health risks of The long wait for a result could allow Trump to make mischief and flood social media with

A plurality of voters said they think the results of the election will come out within a week, with 19 percent saying it will be announced the following day and 26 percent saying the winner will be confirmed in two to seven days.

More than one in five voters, at 21 percent, think the election results will remain murky beyond one week.

The expectations for a delay in election results comes after election administrators and voting rights activists have cautioned the influx in mail-in voting could disrupt the traditional election night.

This year a record number of people are expected to vote by mail due to concerns about the coronavirus pandemic. Mail-in ballots can take longer to count than the traditional in-person ballots, which could delay the results.

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Presidential elections spark maximum voter interest. Voter turnout in midterm elections While the polls may be open for more than 12 hours — 7 a.m. to 8 p.m., for example Exit polls and other statistical techniques allow journalists to predict the winner of an election before the polls even close.

This will be an election night to remember. Unlike most other states—where networks rely on exit poll results and pre- election surveys to guide them in whether they’ll make a projection In 2012, 66 percent of Arizona’s voters cast ballots before Election Day, and that number is likely to grow this year.

Multiple polls have indicated that many more Democrats than Republicans are expected to vote by mail, while Republicans are more likely to vote in person, sparking concerns that President Trump will claim a win before all of the ballots are counted.

In the Politico/Morning Consult poll, a majority at 53 percent said they were very or somewhat concerned that Trump would declare victory before the results were final. About one-third said the same about Democratic nominee Joe Biden.

The Politico/Morning Consult poll surveyed 1,986 registered voters between Sept. 25 and 27. The margin of error amounted to 2 percentage points.

A Politico analysis determined that three swing states Pennsylvania, Michigan and Wisconsin do not permit mail-in ballots to be counted before Election Day. Michigan's Republican legislature has passed a bill that would allow them to be counted earlier, but changes in the other two states are looking unlikely.

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  Poll worker recruitment picks up as officials prepare for in-person voting As more early voting sites open across the country, election officials have faced a significant challenge: Staffing those sites with poll workers. And amid the coronavirus pandemic, the stakes are higher than ever. © Kamil Krzaczynski/AFP/Getty Images A woman checks in to cast her ballot during a Democratic presidential primary election at the Kenosha Bible Church gym in Kenosha, Wisconsin, on April 7, 2020.

Exit polls will give us predications for how these states are likely to have voted The growing share of Latinos here could flip it blue - but we may have to wait until the end of the hour to find out , as Arizona tends to declare its votes Election night : when do the results start, when will we know who won? It allows our most engaged readers to debate the big issues, share their own experiences, discuss

With polls showing voters having negative opinions of both major candidates, one of the key factors on election But Mrs Clinton is expected to become the first Democratic presidential candidate to win among In some states, as many as 70 per cent of the votes were expected to be in before Tuesday.


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'Running out of time': Efforts to speed up counting mail ballots stall in battleground states .
The nation could be waiting for Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania to count all its mail-ballots after Election Day.But in Wisconsin and Pennsylvania, two key swing states, efforts have stalled in Republican-controlled state legislatures. And in a third crucial state, Michigan, a push to begin the counting process several days before the election is dead. Lawmakers there instead chose to give election officials just a 10-hour head-start.

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