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March Primary Election Results Officially Certified

Stanislaus County Clerk-Recorder and Registrar of Voters Donna Linder announced the March 3, 2020 Presidential Primary Election canvass of the vote was completed on Monday, April 13. Stanislaus County certified its election results which can be found posted on the election website,

The certification of the vote includes an official summary of the results, including a tally of votes conducted by Stanislaus County for qualified write in candidates for President and Assembly District 21. In those races all results from each of the counties involved must be viewed and combined to establish the total votes received for qualified write-in candidates.

Stanislaus had 261,263 registered voters eligible to cast their ballot in this election, of which 113,666 voted. Voter turnout was 43.51 percent in this election.

“Thank you all for your patience as we worked through the final Presidential Primary Election canvass during these unprecedented times and your support of the election process in Stanislaus County,” said Linder.

Previously, the Election Division made the decision to limit public access in order to do their part in slowing the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus). This action aligns with the closing of local school districts and local governments.

“It is our goal to maintain essential services to the public and county staff will continue to be available during this challenging time,” Linder explained.

All election services can be obtained via email at, or through the mail at Stanislaus County Registrar of Voters, 1021 I St., Modesto, CA 95354 or call 209-525-5201.

Questions via telephone, voicemail and email will be answered as soon as possible. Clerk-Recorder and Election hours of operation are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Governor Gavin Newsom earlier issued Executive Order N-34-20, which, among other things, extended all deadlines associated with the official canvass of the March 3, 2020 Presidential Primary Election by 21 days.

“We appreciate and give thanks to our candidates and voters of Stanislaus County,” added Linder.