Over 42% of San Diego voters have cast ballots in Newsom recall election

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SAN DIEGO (CNS) – Of the more than 1.96 million mail-in ballots issued in San Diego County for the California gubernatorial recall election, 815,042 — 42.01% of registered voters — have been returned as of Sunday, officials said.

The expected turnout in California for Tuesday’s election was 70%, which would surpass turnout for the 2003 gubernatorial recall election of 66.66%, said Gig Conaughton of the County Communications Office.

There were 1,970,709 registered voters in the county as of Aug. 31, he said, with 805,082 Democratic voters, 535,288 Republicans, 517,424 nonpartisan and 112,914 listed as other party voters.

There were 131 ballot drop-off locations open around the county, and as of Saturday, 119,709 ballots had been dropped off in person.

For information about how to participate, who is running in the race and where to vote, check out FOX 5’s Guide to the Recall Election.

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