Absentee Ballot

A voter fills out their ballot at a polling station inside San Francisco City Hall. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

How ‘Orphans’ Could Decide Who Wins Elections In California

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.

11/03/2014

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Signature Discrepancies Force East Bay Election Officials To Toss Ballots

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.

05/04/2012

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Santa Clara County Voters Mail It In, In Big Numbers

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.

11/08/2011

Millions Of California Vote-By-Mail Ballots Not Yet Returned

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.

CBS San Francisco–11/01/2010

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