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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

April 5, 2012

 

Contact: Mark Church, Chief Elections Officer & Assessor-County Clerk-Recorder

Phone: 650.363.4988 Fax: 650.363.1903 E-mail: mchurch@smcare.org

 

Alternate: David Tom, Elections Manager
Phone: (650) 312-5222 E-mail: dtom@smcare.org

 

Results available online for April 10 Brisbane School District Special Election

First returns will be available online at 8:05 p.m.

 

 

(Redwood City, CA)The San Mateo County Elections Office will issue the first semi-official election results for the April 10 Brisbane School District Special Election at 8:05 p.m. on Tuesday, April 10 on its website, www.shapethefuture.org

 

To date, the Elections Office has received 709 Vote by Mail ballots from the 2,112 voters who were sent Vote by Mail ballots in this election; that represents a return of 33.6%.  There are a total of 3,986 registered voters in the Brisbane School District.

 

Ballots received by Election Day will be tallied and the unofficial results will be released at 8:05 p.m. on election night.  Ballots cast at the Elections Office will be reported at 8:30 p.m.  The reporting of results from the 10 precincts in the district will commence at 9:00 p.m. or upon arrival. 

 

Vote by Mail ballots dropped off at the polls or arriving in the mail on April 10 will be counted and added to the final tally during the Official Canvass period that follows the election.

 

Semi-official results will be posted on www.shapethefuture.org on Thursday, April 12 at 4:30 p.m.

 

“If the majority of ballots cast in this election are cast by those who vote by mail ballot as has been the case in most special elections, the 8:05p.m. results will be instructive,” noted Mark Church, Chief Elections Officer & Assessor-County Clerk-Recorder.

 

The San Mateo County Election Night reporting schedule will be:

 

Semi-Official Results Reports Time Issued
Vote by Mail Ballot Results  8:05 p.m.
Mail Ballot Precinct Results 8:30p.m.
Early Voting Center Results/ Live Precinct Results 9:00 p.m.

 

Voters will be deciding whether or not to approve the renewal of a parcel tax to support the schools in the Brisbane School District.  The measure requires a 2/3rds vote for passage. 

 

Official election results will be reported at the conclusion of the Canvas, no later than May 8, when a complete audit of the election will have been conducted.