The San Mateo County elections office officially certified results of the Sept. 14 gubernatorial recall election last week.

San Mateo County voter registration stood at 440,817 registered voters on Election Day. Of the 292,233 ballots cast, 278,779 or 95.4 percent, were mailed in and 13,454 ballots, or 4.6 percent, were cast at vote centers.

Voters completed their civic duty early. More than half the ballots cast were received by Aug. 31. Voting in person at voting centers dropped from 8.7 percent in the Nov. 3, 2020, presidential General Election to under 5 percent in the September special election.

The Official Election Results, published in the Statement of the Vote, are posted on the San Mateo County Registration and Elections website, www.smcacre.org.

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