Tuolumne County elections workers expect to count outstanding absentee ballots from Tuesday’s primary election today, making the results of multiple tight elections clearer.
However, it could still be days before the Sonora City Council and some other races are decided, said Registrar of Voters Deborah Bautista.
She didn’t have an exact count for the absentee or provisional ballots.
“We’re hoping to have all of the ballots, the vote-by-mail ballots, counted by the end of tomorrow,” Bautista said Wednesday.
That should make the results of the assessor-recorder race clearer. Tuesday’s preliminary results had candidates Kaenan Whitman and Cindy Deutsch separated by only 150 votes. One of them will face top-vote-getter Mike Dambacher in a runoff in November’s general election.
For the complete story, see the June 5, 2014, edition of The Union Democrat.