San Francisco Department of Elections: Election Results Report #12 and Ballot Processing Update

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

For Immediate Release
SAN FRANCISCO, Wednesday, June 13, 2018 – The San Francisco Department of Elections issued the 12th preliminary results report of votes cast for the June 5, 2018, Consolidated Statewide Direct Primary Election. 

Today’s report also includes approximately 2,762 ballots that were tallied since yesterday’s report. 

Today’s report includes votes from approximately 2,200 provisional ballots cast by voters at the polling places.  The Department will continue to process provisional ballots for the next few days. 

Additionally, today’s report includes votes from approximately 600 ballots received from the post office with valid postmarks on or before June 5. 

The Department must still process more than 1,100 ballots cast under Conditional Voter Registration (CVR), and must still review more than 250 CVR ballots.

The Department is still processing approximately 6,700 ballots, or nearly 27,000 cards.

All voters Citywide voted using ballots comprised of four-cards.  

All results reports are posted on the Department’s website:

The Department must still review and process nearly 500 vote-by-mail ballots received from the post office after Election Day and that were postmarked on or before June 5 and arrived by Friday, June 8.  Also, the Department must still re-tabulate cards that were separated during initial processing for manual review.  Additionally, the Department will process ballots associated with the Canvass of the election which is taking place in the Department’s warehouse on Pier 48.

The Department will issue preliminary results reports daily around 4 p.m.

Ballot Processing Update
The Department continues to review approximately 6,700 ballots for processing.  This total includes approximately 500 vote-by-mail ballots, an estimated 4,500 provisional ballots, and nearly 1,400 Conditional Voter Registration ballots.  

Additionally, the Department must re-tabulate any cards that required manual review after initial processing of vote-by-mail ballots.

Ballot processing is open to public observation, either in person at the Department’s office in City Hall or on

Selection of Precincts to Include the One Percent Manual Tally
Tomorrow, Thursday, June 14, at 10 a.m., in the Department’s front office in City Hall Room 48, the Department will select precincts to include in the One Percent Manual Tally of votes cast.  The Department will stream the selection of precincts on its website:  Also, members of the public are welcome to observe the selection process in person.


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



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