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Election turnout hits record level in Santa Barbara County

An amazing turnout has been reported by the Santa Barbara County Elections office as it certifies the mid-term results.

The November 6, 2018 election day had crowded polling places, citizens requesting registration forms and voting on provisional ballots under a new law, and lines of cars at a special drop off spot in front of the elections office near Goleta.

Santa Barbara County Clerk-Recorder, Assessor Joe Holland sent the certified election results to the Secretary of State Wednesday.

They are also posted on line at:

The county says 157, 697 ballots were counted. That amounts to a turnout of 72.53% Both are records.

This election had 1228 conditional voter registration ballots, which indicates a sweeping interest in the final days of the election campaigns for voters to get registered, obtain a ballot and vote by the deadline.

Those ballots were counted after the registration form was approved.

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