LOS ANGELES - When the Los Angeles County Registrar's office released the certified election results on Monday, it revealed that less than 50% of eligible voters within their county made their voices heard in the 2022 Midterm Election.
A total of 2,456,701 ballots, or 43.65%, were processed and counted, while the remaining 3,171,095 registered Los Angeles County voters, or 56.35%, did not submit a ballot. Of the votes cast, 80.16% voted by mail-in ballots, while only 19.84% voted in person.
During the 2020 Presidential Election, there was a 76% voter turnout in Los Angeles County. Meanwhile, there was only 58% voter turnout in the 2018 Midterm Election, according to data from the Los Angeles County Registrar's office.
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On Tuesday, December 6 the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors is scheduled to declare the election officially concluded.
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The Official Election Canvass began on November 9. During the canvass period, all outstanding ballots were reviewed and tallied once verified.