Official U.S. election vote counts legally take weeks to certify

Posted on AllSides November 7th, 2022
From The Center
FACT CHECK

Ahead of the November 8 midterm elections in the United States, online posts have expressed doubts about the significance of vote counting continuing after election day – with social media users suggesting this is sign of a plan to manipulate the results. While media organizations often “call” elections on election night or soon after, experts on election processes told Reuters elections are frequently never confirmed on election night and the process of verifying ballots can take weeks.

Examples of posts characterizing this process as a “set up for the big...

Read full story

Reuters

AllSides Media Bias Rating: Center
AllSides Media Bias Rating: Center
You agree.
Thank you! Community votes alone don't determine our ratings, but are valuable feedback and can prompt us to do more research.
109874/85729
See full bias rating for Reuters
Learn about media bias
https://www.reuters.com/article/factcheck-election-vote-count/fact-check-official-u-s-election-vote-counts-legally-take-weeks-to-certify-idUSL1N3231SX

More News about Facts and Fact Checking from the Left, Center and Right

From the Left

From the Center

From the Right