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Outstanding Ballots Left to be Processed for the November 6 General Election

LOS ANGELES – Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk (RR/CC) Dean C. Logan reported an preliminary estimate of 984,000 outstanding ballots to be processed during the Official Election Canvass period.

The estimate includes Provisional and Vote by Mail ballots collected at the polls, as well as Vote by Mail ballots received in the mail postmarked on or before Election Day. It also includes ballots received through conditional voter registration.

The Department will continue to accept additional Vote by Mail Ballots postmarked on or before Election Day through Friday

These additional ballots are not reflected in the estimates below. Conditional Voter Registration 4,000

Provisional Ballots Vote by Mail Ballots* 385,000 587,000


The estimated count of outstanding ballots must be verified before being counted. These numbers will adjust throughout the canvass period as we process and count ballots. Additionally, Vote by Mail and Provisional ballots are subject to verification of voter qualifications before counting.

The first canvass update will be released on Friday, November 9. View the Canvass Update Schedule for updates. Follow us on Twitter @LACountyRRCC or visit for the latest results and updates.

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*Includes ballots received through USPS, Early Voting and VBM Drop-Offs.

**Includes ballots that have write-ins, are damaged, need to be remade, or require further review.

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