California’s Secretary of State said more than half the voters who cast ballots in the November election voted by mail—the highest rate yet for a general election.
Bay Area counties are projecting strong voter turnout for Tuesday’s presidential election, however numbers are expected to be below those from the 2008 race.
Evangelical leaders worried that Mitt Romney’s Mormonism could suppress conservative turnout are intensifying appeals for Christians to vote.
This as online registration in the state started up this week.
California’s statewide primary election was marked Tuesday by light turnout at polling sites and few problems for voters even as the state tested out some sweeping political reforms.
Election Day is Tuesday. But, there likely won’t be too many people turning out to cast votes at the polls in Contra Costa County. That’s according to its Registrar of Voters.
Rank Choice Voting is not without its critics or champions. Those in favor of the practice claim it saves money, decreases negative campaigning and brings out more voters to the polls.
Election officials estimate voter turnout in California for this year’s general election was on par with past years at less than 60 percent, despite some fiercely competitive races and voter frustration with the status quo.