The votes are in, but the counting isn’t done

It's been an unprecedented election, and it won't be over until absentee ballots are counted.

The November 2020 election is an unusual one. And it isn’t over yet.

The vote itself went well, despite long lines in some locations.

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President Donald Trump was leading in early counts, but 3.5 million absentee ballots have yet to be counted in the state – more than the total of people who voted in-person on election day.

Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson said there were a record 5.5 million votes cast in the state.

On Tuesday night, Benson said full election results should be known within 24 hours.

In Kalamazoo County, day-of votes lean Republican, but an unprecedented number of absentee ballots have yet to be counted.

You can see results as they are updated on the Kalamazoo County Clerk’s website.

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