Want to know who won the presidential race on election night? Get ready to wait

PHILADELPHIA — It’s a familiar election night routine: Polls close, and everyone wants to know who won — immediately. Every minute matters for Americans anxiously awaiting the results. News organizations race to meet the demand by using complex statistical models to “call” the winner long before all the votes are counted.But get comfortable waiting: Instant electoral gratification is about to become a thing of the past.A new Pennsylvania law that allows any voter to cast a ballot by mail, along with a surge in requests for mail-in ballots driven by fears of voting in person during the coronavi…

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