San Mateo County’s Election Results Available Online as Ballots Counted on Election Night
Public can receive email alerts as new results posted

Archive Press Release

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

Alternate: David Tom, Elections Division Manager

(Redwood City, CA) San Mateo County will begin posting election results for the June 7, 2016 Presidential Primary Election on the Registration & Elections Division website, starting at 8:05 p.m. on election night. The site will be updated on the half-hour until all precincts have been reported.

The election results release schedule for election night is as follows:

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

The post-election results release schedule will be posted on the website after Election Day.

Election results are available in the following formats on the Registration & Elections Division website, at the “Get Election Results” page:

  • “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.

Also, the website’s “Precinct Tracker” tool monitors the movement of voted precinct ballots from each polling place to the Registration & Elections Division Tally Room.

The Registration & Elections Division will send e-mail alerts to interested members of the public as new results are posted online. Requests can be made online by going to and clicking on the link “June 7, 2016 Presidential Primary Election” under “Sign Up to Receive Election Night Result Notices by Email” or by calling 650.312.5222.

The June 2016 Presidential Primary Election is a traditional election with neighborhood polling places for most county residents. Voters will be assigned a particular polling place that will be indicated on the back cover of the Sample Ballot and Official Voter Information Pamphlet and listed on our website under “Access My Election Materials.”

For more information on the June 7, 2016 Presidential Primary Election, please call 650.312.5222, visit or follow us on Twitter @smcvote.

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