December 4, 2008

Interesting Election Facts

The November '08 Presidential Election was one month ago today. Here are some interesting facts about that election in San Mateo County:
  • How Many People Voted? - 307,350. Previous record was 288,533 in 2004.
  • How Many Registered Voters? - 389,410. Previous record was 368,410 in 2004.
  • How Many People Voted By Mail?- 147,819. Previous record was 124,498.
  • How Many High School Students Served At The Polls? - 1,098.
  • How Many First Time Voters Were There? - 48,053.
  • How Many 18-Year Olds Voted? - 2,337.
  • Which City Had The Highest Turnout? - Portolla Valley (85.6%).
  • How Many Voters Called The Election Office On Election Day? - 3,862.

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