FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 2, 2014

Contact: Shannan Velayas
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By the Numbers: California's June 2014 Election

17,722,006
Californians registered to vote in the June 3 primary election
22,353
Precincts throughout the state's 58 counties
8.8 million
Vote-by-mail ballots issued, as reported by county elections officials
3,749,215
Voters registered with no political party preference (21% of registered voters)
5,036,610
Voters registered with Republican Party preference (28% of registered voters)
7,692,670
Voters registered with Democratic Party preference (43% of registered voters)
153
Legislative and congressional seats up for election: 20 State Senate (all even-numbered districts), 80 State Assembly, 53 U.S. House of Representatives
32
Number of candidates with no party preference. There is also one nonpartisan statewide contest ā€“ Superintendent of Public Instruction ā€“ which does not list candidatesā€™ party preferences.
50
Number of certified write-in candidates for constitutional, legislative and congressional contests
69%
Highest turnout percentage of registered voters in a non-presidential primary (1978)
28%
Lowest turnout percentage of registered voters in a non-presidential primary (2008)
28
Days county elections officials have to complete vote-tallying and auditing after election day

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