Final results for the June 7, 2016 Presidential Primary Election are now certified. The official results are posted at www.MontereyCountyElections.us
“This election showed voter participation at 49.82% compared to 37.07% in the June 2012 Presidential Primary and 59.48% in the February 2008 Presidential Primary.” said Monterey County Registrar of Voters, Claudio Valenzuela. “Preparations for any election are rigorous and demanding, regardless of turnout, preparation for this election began more than 6 months prior to the actual Election Day. These preparations included a campaign to inform voters about the complexities of the Presidential Primary and the choices available to No Party Preference voters”.
“I would like to thank our more than 1,000 poll workers, temporary employees and the owners of the facilities that served as polling places for providing an invaluable service to our community”, added Registrar Valenzuela.
Monterey County Elections employees will have only a short time to catch their breath, candidate filing for the November 2016 Presidential Election begins July 18, 2016.