See how many votes are outstanding in states likely to decide the presidency.
Know the counting timeline for critical states.
Results on Election Day are projections and represent a sampling of precincts that are counted as the night goes on. US election law gives states up to five weeks to complete the count and certify results.
We are used to knowing the results of national races, specifically the presidency, on the night of the election. COVID-19 has lead to an increase in early votes and mail-in ballots that could delay even the preliminary results.
The Vote Counts State guide provides insight into the counting deadlines of battleground states.