December 3, 2008
More Than 80% of California's Registered Voters Went to the Polls
Tuesday, December 2nd was the deadline for California's 58 counties to finish counting ballots and certify the election results. The percentage of registered voters who cast ballots statewide was 80.6%. That turnout is the highest since Richard Nixon and George McGovern ran for office in 1972. In San Mateo County the turnout was 78.86% - Los Angeles County enjoyed an 81.9% turnout.