• What Does "Precincts Reporting" Mean? Take These Results With A Grain Of Salt

    1 month ago - By Elite Daily

    As the polls close on Election Day, the public typically turns to news outlets to get an idea of where the race stands and who's in the lead, but all this news trickles in before all the ballots have actually been counted. As you watch the returns, you might wonder what exactly "precincts reporting" means. Here's how and why the media shares the results as they come in on Nov. 3. In short, it's a measure of how much of the vote has been counted at any given point on election night, and is often used to predict the final election results. News outlets are usually able to present the public...
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