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Why It Takes So Much Time To Count Votes In California

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It's going to be a minute (or days or weeks) before we know all the winners of today's Primary Election.

In the meantime, you might hear the Golden State derided by national media outlets for being “slow” to count votes. Stay strong. We've got your response:

"But that's a feature, not a bug!"

So go ahead and brush them off. (They don't even go here.) The state officially has one month to certify election results.
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BUT FIRST, YOUR VOTE IS GOING ON A JOURNEY: