Heading into the final weekend before Election Day, there are still plenty of ballots out in San Francisco.
Of 260,628 mail-in ballots sent to voters, only 93,336 had been returned as of Friday. There are a total of 502,756 registered voters in San Francisco, with 234,983 permanent mail voters and 40,344 having registered under the state’s new online voter registration system. Read More
With as many as half of California voters expected to cast their ballots by mail and several statewide contests narrowing to dead heats, Election Day has the potential to morph into election week.
The number of California voters casting mail-in ballots this year is expected to surpass the count in 2008, when about 42 percent of the 13.7 million ballots cast in the presidential election were sent by mail. By comparison, 25 percent voted by mail in 2000. Read More
The Elections Department has been working in overdrive to ensure any voter who received the wrong ballot for the June 8 primary gets the right ballot in time to vote. Read More