Voter Registration and Elections
Office of the Registrar of Voters

News Release

​October 28, 2020

Contact: Voter Registration and Elections
(916) 875-6451

Manual Tally Precinct Selection Scheduled for November 4

Public and media are invited to observe precinct selection and manual tally


Voter Registration and Elections (VRE) will select the voting precincts to be included in the one percent manual tally for the November 3, 2020, Presidential General Election in accordance with California Election Code. Voting precincts will be selected at the Registrar of Voters office.

The manual tally process validates the tabulation of ballots generated by the electronic voting equipment before certifying election results. 7 of the 677 voting precincts for the Presidential General Election will be selected. For each contest not included in the one percent manual tally, an additional voting precinct with that contest will be tallied.

Members of the community interested in observing this process may contact Karen Startup at (916) 875-6365 or email . The selection will take place on Wednesday, November 4, 2020, at 10:00 a.m. at the Elections Office located at 7000 65th Street, Suite A, Sacramento, 95823. The manual tally will begin at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, November 9, 2020, at the Elections Office.

For more information, contact VRE at (916) 875-6451, email,  or use the toll-free voter assistance hotline at (800) 762-8019. The hotline has the ability to connect voters with disabilities with TTY (Text Telephone).

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