Officials with the Marin County Elections Department on Thursday moved to certify the final results of the Nov. 3 election — an election department officials called one of the most challenging in recent history.
Despite the threat of COVID-19 and Public Safety Power Shutoffs, election officials reported 90% voter turnout, the second highest voter turnout in the county’s documented history, coming in second to the 2008 general election that had 91% voter turnout.
“This one will definitely live in our collective memory for a very long time,” Registrar of Voters Lynda Roberts said in a statement.
According to Roberts, of the 158,736 voters countywide, 92% voted by mail, while 8% voted at polling places and 0.4% submitted provisional votes.
Also, voters between the ages of 18 and 24 made up the majority of voters who registered to vote and voted within 14 days of the election, according to the final election results.
A canvass, or final tally of the results, will be presented to the Marin County Board of Supervisors for approval Dec. 15, elections department officials said.