San Diego Election Turnout Predicted At 40 To 45 Percent, Registrar Says
Tuesday, June 5, 2018
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The expected turnout in San Diego County for Tuesday's June primary election is 40 to 45 percent, according to the San Diego County Registrar of Voters.
Historically, the turnout for primary elections has varied from 51 percent in the June 7, 2016 presidential primary to 27 percent in the June 3, 2014 gubernatorial primary. The June primaries in 2012 and 2010 had turnout of 37 percent and 38 percent, respectively.
As of the close of registration, there were 1,693,774 registered voters in the county. There were 617,701 Democrats, 492,861 Republicans, 498,989 non-partisan voters and 84,223 with other party registrations.
As of Monday at 3 p.m., more than 1.1 million mail ballots had been issued and 268,709 were returned.
As of Sunday, there were 2,498 early voters at the San Diego County Registrar of Voters.
Voters unsure of their polling place for Tuesday's primary election use San Diego County's online locator.
Polling places can change election to election, according to the registrar. Those who vote by mail but haven't sent their ballots can also drop them off at one of the county's 1,444 polling places, including the Registrar of Voters office located at 5600 Overland Ave.
Voters can cast ballots between 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Election Day.
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