Voter Registration and Elections
Office of the Registrar of Voters

News Release

​​September 7, 2021​

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

Manual Tally Precinct Selection Scheduled

​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 September 14, 2021 California Gubernatorial Recall Election in accordance with California Election Code 15360. Voting precincts will be selected at the Registrar of Voters office on September 15.

The manual tally process validates the tabulation of ballots generated by the electronic voting equipment before certifying election results. 7 of the 602 voting precincts for the Election will be selected. In addition, at least one batch from each ballot tabulator will be selected and included in the manual tally.

 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, September 15, 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, September 20, 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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