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In an era of lightning-fast data, vote results remain slow
Data whips around the planet at lightning speed, yet it seems that after every election, some results elude certainty for weeks.
In New York City, the count in veteran Rep. Charles Rangel’s re-election run is due to be certified next week. Rangel’s top challenger in the multi-candidate Democratic primary, Assemb. Adriano Espaillat, conceded late Tuesday. Suddenly, however, with 94 percent...