"This year will go down in history. For the first time, a civilized nation has full gun registration. Our streets will be safer, our police more efficient, and the world will follow our lead into the future!"
-Adolf Hitler, 1935
The reason for the delays is each state ahs laws concerning ballot counting. if votes are close they sometimes recount or the fact is they have to go thru all the absentee ballots by hand and a Rep and Dem has to be present to challange any irregularities.