Slow pace of vote-counting has spawned a whole genre of memes, but government officials say they are emphasizing accuracy over speed
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The pace of vote-counting in Nevada is being criticized for taking too long – so long that it has become a target of a whole genre of memes. But government officials say they are emphasizing accuracy over speed in a year when processing an unprecedented flood of mail-in ballots under extended deadlines is taking more time.
“We told everyone early on that results would take at least 10 days,” Secretary of State spokeswoman Jennifer A. Russell said in an email.