EXPLAINER: Why California has so many votes left to count


              Election worker Toni Gearo processes mail-in-ballots for the midterm election at the Riverside County Registrar-Voter in Riverside, Calif., on Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. (Watchara Phomicinda/The Orange County Register via AP)
            
              An election worker processes mail-in-ballots for the midterm election at the Riverside County Registrar-Voter in Riverside, Calif., on Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. (Watchara Phomicinda/The Orange County Register via AP)
            
              An election worker processes mail-in-ballots for the midterm election at the Riverside County Registrar-Voter in Riverside, Calif., on Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. (Watchara Phomicinda/The Orange County Register via AP)
            
              FILE - Nicole Hines drops her ballot in Alameda County's mail-in ballot drive-thru on Election Day at the Alameda County Courthouse in Oakland, Calif., on Nov. 8, 2022. Most of the U.S. House races the Associated Press has yet to call are in California. The state mails every voter a ballot, and they are counted if they are postmarked by Election Day and received within seven days. (Brontë Wittpenn/San Francisco Chronicle via AP, File)
            
              Election workers tabulate ballots for the midterm election at the Riverside County Registrar-Voter in Riverside, Calif., on Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. (Watchara Phomicinda/The Orange County Register via AP)
            
              An election worker processes mail-in-ballots for the midterm election at the Riverside County Registrar-Voter in Riverside, Calif., on Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. (Watchara Phomicinda/The Orange County Register via AP)
EXPLAINER: Why California has so many votes left to count