If polls are to be believed, Tuesday’s election will be decided by a small group of people. But if it is a low turnout election, entire races can be won or lost on just a few votes.
Voting by mail begins Monday for California’s June 5 primary election. But for one group of voters, the odds appear to be high that their ballots won’t count.
Many Bay Area voters were headed to the polls Tuesday, but that wasn’t technically the case in Santa Clara County, home to one of the highest local percentages of absentee voting.
Millions of Californians have not yet returned their vote-by-mail ballots, and the flood of returns expected on election day could delay results in tight races, officials said Monday.