No, President Trump, ‘ballot dumps’ in key states were not a magical surprise

Outlet: PolitiFact

PolitiFact: “We have 50 different election systems in the United States,” said Colorado State University political scientist Kyle Saunders. ‘Some of them are well financed with great infrastructure, some are not. Some can release their results quickly, many cannot. Those who release their results slowly also release those results as they come in. That means the patterns that you see with 40% of the vote in are likely to be quite different than after all of the vote is in. It completely depends on the order in which counties or regions of a state report their results.”