The results of the June 7 presidential primary in San Luis Obispo County have been officially certified.
County Clerk-Recorder Tommy Gong said all official canvass procedures — including counting vote-by-mail and provisional ballots, balancing voters against precinct rosters and a manual tally of 1 percent of the votes to ensure accuracy — were completed as of Thursday.
Thursday’s announcement did not change the results of any local elections. The final results are posted at www.slovote.com, and a precinct-by-precinct results list will be posted on the same website by July 5, according to a news release.
The canvass found there were 95,236 ballots cast, the most ever for a primary election in San Luis Obispo County. The official voter turnout was 61.1 percent, higher than the statewide turnout of about 46.3 percent.
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Gong also said the number of voters choosing to vote by mail was the highest amount ever for a local primary election: 69,128 voted by mail (72.6 percent of voters), while 26,108 voted at the polls (27.4 percent of voters).
Statewide election results are not yet certified. Each county has until July 8 to report their certified results to the California Secretary of State.