Debra Bowen, California Secretary of State
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 13, 2012
Contact: Shannan Velayas, (916) 653-6575
SACRAMENTO – A record number of Californians chose a mailbox over a polling place when they voted in the June 5 Presidential Primary Election, as reported in the Statement of the Vote certified today by Secretary of State Debra Bowen.
The June 2012 vote-by-mail ratio of 65% topped the previous record set in the May 19, 2009, Statewide Special Election in which 62% of ballots were cast by mail. Continue reading