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Tutorial: Election Results

By Paul Grabowicz

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Election returns from past elections can usually be found at the websites of Secretary of State offices for state races, and at county voter registrar or election department offices for local races.

On election night, these same agencies post election returns online as they become available.

The election returns will be posted to special sections of these agencies' websites.

Use a search engine like Google to find the website for a Secretary of State's Office in a particular state or for a voter registrar's office or elections department in a particular county.

The National Association of Secretaries of State also has a website that lists the home pages of secretary of state offices around the country:

National Association of Secretaries of State - Contact Roster

California Elections

For statewide election results in California go to:

California Secretary of State - Elections

For local election results, here are links to some of the registrar of voters offices or elections departments in some San Francisco Bay Area counties:

About this Tutorial

This tutorial was originally written by Paul Grabowicz for students in his Computer Assisted Reporting class, and later modified for public use.

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