Why is United States vote count taking so long?

 Why is United States vote count taking so long?
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Employees of the Fulton County Board of Registration and Elections process ballots in Atlanta
FILE PHOTO: Workers of the Fulton County Board of Registration and Elections process tallies in Atlanta, Georgia US, Nov 4,2020 (Photo: REUTERS/Brandon Bell)

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WASHINGTON: 3 days after polls closed, the United States and the world still do not have outcomes from the governmental election, although Democrat Joe Biden was on the brink of unseating Donald Trump.

The wait has actually sustained tension across the polarised country, with Trump declaring without proof that Democrats are engineering fraud.

However the hold-up was widely anticipated, frequently for factors specific to private states, which under the US system each perform their own polls:

COMPETITIVE STATES TAKE LONGER

California, the nation’s most populated state, was rapidly called for Biden after surveys closed on Tuesday (Nov 3). However such calls are in fact forecasts by news outlets instead of official results, suggesting that it takes longer to get an accurate picture in narr

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