Results available online for May 3 Consolidated Local Special Election
First returns will be available online at 8:05 p.m.

Archive Press Release

Contact: Mark Church, Chief Elections Officer & Assessor-County Clerk-Recorder

Alternate: David Tom, Elections Manager

Redwood City, CA – The San Mateo County Elections Office will issue the first semi-official election results for the May 3 Consolidated Local Special Election at 8:05 p.m. on Tuesday, May 3 on the Elections web site,

To date, the Elections Office has received 76,623 ballots which represents a turnout of 22% from the 341,303 registered voters in the county.

Vote by Mail ballots dropped off at the voting centers and city halls or arriving in the mail by May 3 will be counted and added to the final tally during the Official Canvass period that follows the election.

Updates will be posted on on Thursday, May 5 at 4:30 p.m.  If you have questions, please call (650) 312.5222.

The San Mateo County Election Night reporting schedule will be:

Semi-Official Results Reports Time Issued
Vote by Mail Ballot Results 8:05 p.m.
Pacific Parc Election Results

8:30 p.m.

Voting Centers (5) Results 9:00 p.m.

Voters will elect the next member of the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors representing District 1 from the six candidates on the ballot.  The election is ‘winner-take-all’ so the candidate with the most votes will win.  There will be no runoff election.  In addition to the open seat on the Board of Supervisors, three school districts are seeking voter approval for parcel tax measures to support their schools — Jefferson Union High School District, Ravenswood City School District and San Carlos School District.  The measures require a 2/3 vote for passage.

Official election results will be certified and reported at the conclusion of the Canvass, no later than May 31, 2011, when a complete audit of the election will have been conducted.      

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