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AP PHOTOS: A Look Back At The AP's Role In Counting Votes

The court sought the law ministry’s response after going through a statement by the World Health Organisation, which has declared virginity testing as unscientific, medically unnecessary and unreliable.

The court sought the law ministry’s response after going through a statement by the World Health Organisation, which has declared virginity testing as unscientific, medically unnecessary and unreliable.

The Associated Press will count the nations vote in real time Tuesday and report the results of presidential, congressional and state elections as it has for more than 170 years.

The Associated Press will count the nations vote in real time Tuesday and report the results of presidential, congressional and state elections as it has for more than 170 years.

The way the information is compiled on election night may have changed cellphones as opposed to landlines, electronic data feeds as opposed to election tabulators fitted with rolls of paper, journalists crowding around computer screens, as opposed to teletype machines.

But the AP’s role in getting accurate results out to the nation and the world remains the same.

There is no national election commission in the United States that tells us who won on Election Day, said David Scott, a deputy managing editor who helps oversee APs coverage of elections. Statewide results arent available in every state, either. If we want to know who the next president will be, weve got to do the math ourselves county by county nationwide.

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