The ballots could make a difference in one of the seats of the El Centro City Council race, where challenger Jason Jackson is leading incumbent Jon Edney by only 83 votes.
Out of the 1,931, ballots, 1,098 were mail-in ballots turned in at the polls, 252 are provisional ballots and 588 were mailed to the office, said Registrar of Voters Sylvia Bermudez.
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The mailed ballots received Monday and Tuesday will be scanned today, she said, “so there will be a little update” on the count.
Also today, poll workers will sort remaining ballots through precincts and examine them so they can be counted Monday, she said.
About 34,000 registered voters were eligible for this election, Porter said, but the actual turnout can’t be determined until the official results are reached, possibly by Nov. 18.
So far the total voting turnout is 7,517, with a precinct turnout of 4,193 and a mail-in turnout of 3,324, according the county registrar’s Web site
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