Philadelphia received’t have an up to date quantity on mail-in ballots till 9 a.m. on Wednesday, stated Lisa Deeley, head of the Philadelphia Metropolis Commissioners, which is a bipartisan board of elected officers answerable for elections and voter registration.
Election officers are ready on in-person voting numbers to be reported by some particular person precincts and ingested into their system earlier than they will report the variety of mail-in ballots, Deeley stated.
“That’s simply the configuration of our system,” stated Deeley, including that it was a reporting problem, not mechanical.
The delay in in-person outcomes from the sphere are slowing down the reviews, significantly in West Philadelphia, Deeley stated
“We’re counting, we’ve been counting, we’re going to proceed counting till it is completed,” Deeley stated. “We’re simply ready for the remainder of the in-person outcomes to return in from voting machines.”
One other replace with mail-in votes will come at 9 a.m., Deeley stated.
As of 1:10 a.m. ET, with 1,598 of 1,703 divisions reporting, former Vice President Joe Biden has obtained 73.3% of the town’s votes, and President Trump has obtained 25.67% of the town’s vote.