California Gubernatorial Recall Election, Preliminary Results Report #9 and Ballot Processing Update

Department of Elections
City and County of San Francisco
John Arntz, Director

For Immediate Release
SAN FRANCISCO, Monday, September 20, 2021 – The San Francisco Department of Elections issued the ninth preliminary election results report of votes cast for the September 14, 2021, California Gubernatorial Recall Election.

Today’s preliminary report includes results from 6,000 provisional ballots.

The estimated total number of ballots to process is 4,600, which consists of approximately 3,300 vote-by-mail ballots, 1,000 provisional ballots, and 300 and conditional voter registration ballots.

These approximate totals are based on preliminary counts of ballots and will change as the Department processes ballots over the next several weeks.

Department personnel will work from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. this week to process ballots and review election-related materials. 

The Department posts all preliminary results reports on its website:

When releasing preliminary results, the Department also will post summary results, as well as results according to precincts, neighborhoods, and Supervisorial districts, and in multiple formats.   




Department of Elections
City and County of San Francisco
1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place,
City Hall, Room 48
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 554-4375

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