Results Certified for the November 5, 2019 Consolidated Municipal, School and Special District Election
Official Results Available Online
Contact: Mark Church, Chief Elections Officer & Assessor-County Clerk-Recorder
Alternate: Jim Irizarry, Assistant Chief Elections Officer & Assessor-County Clerk-Recorder
(Redwood City, CA) Today, Mark Church, Chief Elections Officer & Assessor-County Clerk-Recorder for the County of San Mateo, officially certified the election results for the November 5, 2019 Consolidated Municipal, School and Special District Election.
The election included 185,623 voters in the Cabrillo Unified School District, City of Brisbane, City of Burlingame, City of San Bruno, Redwood City School District and the San Mateo-Foster City School District.
Of the eligible voters, 54,663 ballots, or 29.45% were cast; 96% were Vote by Mail and 4% were cast at Vote Centers. The highest turnout came from the voters in the Cabrillo Unified School District, with 42% casting ballots.*
The results of the election are certified upon completion of the Canvass of the Vote during the 30 days following an election, which includes a One Percent Manual Tally of the votes to confirm the accuracy of the results.
The Official Election Results, published in the Statement of the Vote, are posted on the San Mateo County Registration & Elections website, www.smcacre.org. These official election results provide a complete picture of the election with vote totals that are broken down by precinct and by major districts. Anyone may review, download, or print a complete copy of the election results at www.smcacre.org.
All-Mailed Ballot – Vote Center Election Model for November 5, 2019
The November 5, 2019 Consolidated Municipal, School and Special District Election was the third election San Mateo County conducts under the California Voter’s Choice Act model. Traditional polling places were replaced by Vote Centers, which were open for voting for a greater period, and offered expanded voter services including voter registration, multilingual assistance, and disabled access voting options. Every registered voter, in a jurisdiction holding an election, received a Vote by Mail Ballot, which could be returned with no postage required in any mailbox or ballot drop box located throughout the county.
For more information on the November 5, 2019 Consolidated Municipal, School and Special District Election, please call 650.312.5222, visit www.smcacre.org or follow us on Twitter and Instagram @smcvote.
*Update: final certified figures.