Former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown is sounding the alarm about what he says is an attempt to suppress the African American vote. And, he used a weekend conference in San Francisco of the black sorority Alpha Kappa Alpha to rally people to the polls.
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.
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.
Whether you vote in person or by mail, your vote is counted the same, not only in a philosophical “every vote counts” way. Erin in San Francisco asked this Good Question: Are absentee ballots counted first, or only when the election is close?