Post-Election Canvass

Lynda Roberts, Registrar of Voters, Elections

After every election, the Registrar of Voters conducts the canvass to ensure that every eligible ballot is counted accurately.

Accounting for ballots returned from vote centers.

Guidelines on how to determine whether a ballot should be counted are rejected.

The one percent manual tally is a hand count of a random sample of 1% of the precincts in the election.

Rules for retaining records after an election.

Information on the official canvass of the vote at the California Secretary of State's website.