San Mateo County’s Election Night Reporting Options: Convenient, Easy, and Live-Action

Archive Press Release

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

Alternate: David Tom, Elections Division Manager

(Redwood City, CA) Election night returns for the June 3, 2014 Statewide Direct Primary Election will be publicly reported beginning at 8:05 p.m. on the official website of the San Mateo County Registration & Elections Division, Subsequent returns will be reported on the half-hour until all precincts have been accounted for, as follows:

8:05 p.m. – Vote by Mail Ballots
8:30 p.m. – All-Mail Precincts
9:00 p.m. – Early Voting Centers
9:30 p.m. and each half-hour until complete – Live Precinct Ballots.

Anyone may sign up to receive e-mail alerts with a link to the results page whenever new results are posted online.  The deadline for requests is June 2 at 5:00 p.m.  Go to and click on the link “June 3, 2014 Statewide Direct Primary Election” under “UPCOMING ELECTIONS” to access the online request form, or call 650.312.5222. 

Election night returns will be posted on the Registration & Elections Division website in three convenient formats, at the “Get Election Results” link:

  • The “RaceTracker” web application allows the user to customize the report to: display all or only selected races; see what percentage of the vote has been reported; know which precincts have reported and to determine both percentages and raw vote totals from Vote by Mail ballots, early voting, and/or Election Day precinct voting.
  • Printable PDF format reports are available if a paper record of the results at each reporting interval is desired. 
  • HTML format reports which are designed for fast, convenient, at a glance reviewing and scrolling of results.

In addition, real-time monitoring of the movement of voted precinct ballots from each polling place to the Registration & Elections Division Tally Room will also be possible with the website’s “Precinct Tracker” tool.

For more information about the June 3, 2014 Statewide Direct Primary Election, call the Registration & Elections Division at 650.312.5222 or visit

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