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2016 Postmortem

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Sat Jun 11, 2016, 08:06 AM Jun 2016

US News: 8.9 million voted in California Primary. So why is the vote count only 5.4 million??? [View all]

First, here's the story on the 8.9 million people who voted:


Now, here's the latest vote totals: Only 3.8 million votes cast on the Dems side, and 1.6 million on the Repug side:


That's only 5.4 million votes. where did the 3.5 million other votes go???

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State issue races. nt justiceischeap Jun 2016 #1
Hillary hid them. JoePhilly Jun 2016 #2
Jerry Brown helped her. BootinUp Jun 2016 #19
They are still counting and more delegates to be awarded. Thinkingabout Jun 2016 #3
There were more races Hav Jun 2016 #4
2.4 million votes "still have to be certified"? That's a LOT of votes still not counted. reformist2 Jun 2016 #8
most votes cast in CA are by mail onenote Jun 2016 #14
True, we can all agree that it takes quite long Hav Jun 2016 #16
Seems like the starting place is number of ballots voted with Dem candidates. peace13 Jun 2016 #11
I don't know whether I understood you correctly Hav Jun 2016 #15
Maybe the other votes were from Independents who were too righteous to help select a President. randome Jun 2016 #5
Aren't you throwing out the vote of one of our fine DUers with this? NCTraveler Jun 2016 #6
I'm sure it happens, but I'd be surprised if more than 10% skipped the main attraction. reformist2 Jun 2016 #9
Where do you get the 10% from? NCTraveler Jun 2016 #12
So here's what's so frustrating about proportional allocation Recursion Jun 2016 #7
About 2/3 of those are vote-by-mail ballots, Alex Padilla reported. The previous polling indicated still_one Jun 2016 #10
2.5 not yet counted. 1 million in other presidential primaries and non-presidential primary voters onenote Jun 2016 #13
They were wiped. With a cloth. bigwillq Jun 2016 #17
A fair number still need to be counted. However, it's unlikely that they will overturn the result. Zynx Jun 2016 #18
No matter how many times the Alamo story is told MyNameGoesHere Jun 2016 #20
It probably wouldn't change the presidential primary winner, but could affect down ballot races. hedda_foil Jun 2016 #21
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