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News - June 11, 2014

Election: Low turnout, high mail-in percentage

A total of 85,537 votes were cast in the June 3 election in San Mateo County, 24 percent of the registered voters, according to data from the elections office at noon Monday, June 9. Seventy-seven percent of the votes were cast by mail.

County officials re-elected without opposition are Treasurer-Tax Collector Sandie Arnott, with 64,050 votes; District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe, with 62,384 votes; and County Superintendent of Schools Anne Campbell, with 60,211 votes.

County officials re-elected with opposition are Assessor-County Clerk-Recorder Mark Church, with 62,907 votes; Sheriff Greg Munks (who was opposed by a write-in candidate), with 60,857 votes; and Coroner Robert Foucrault, with 59,806 votes.

In the contested race for the vacated seat of county controller, Juan Raigoza was elected with 45,350 votes.

Two Superior Court judges were elected: Susan L. Greenberg, with 49,655 votes; and Stephanie Garratt, with 43,546 votes.

The county Elections Office will be updating vote tallies at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 11.


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